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December 2017


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Yacht charter for jet customers – have you missed the boat?

There are many similarities between the users of luxury air and boat services. We look at how private jet brokers around the world are dipping a toe or two into the parallel specialism of yacht charter. We asked about the challenges of moving into another area of the travel industry, and what benefi...

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Monarch Air Group accepts Bitcoin

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Elan Air launches in Dubai

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L'Voyage wins AsBAA award

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Chapman Freeborn makes managerial appointment

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Air Partner offers JetCard enhancements

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New Kid on the Block: Citation Longitude

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Other charter broker news

News from BACA: Member numbers fuel BACA engine  |   Edwards to re-energise BACA's role  |   News from Acana: A commitment to best practice  |   ACS reports a record quarter  |   Blackbird moves into charter ops  |   Above and Beyond: Resolving Part 135 charter arrangements for a former Part 91 pilot  |   ASA Thailand moves across the road  |   PrivĂ© Jets launches jet card programmes

A Day in the Life

Online news

JetClass launches new flight routes across Europe  |   GetJet sponsors broker award  |   Stratajet strengthens tech team  |   PrivateFly takes over Bird Dog Jet  |   The Avinode Marketplace shows strong US charter growth  |   JetSmarter makes board appointment  |   EcoJets sells jet card via online retailer  |   PayNode's WorldFirst partnership facilitates bank payments  |   MemberJets launches private aviation seat marketplace  |   Returnjet reaches five-year milestone  |   Victor makes North America appointment  |   Stellar Labs raises $26.3 million equity funding  |   Jettly inaugurates flat fee membership

Charter operator news

Waves gets soft launch underway  |   Coleman Jet's GIV features Gogo AVANCE L5  |   GlobeAir logs record flights in three months  |   TAG Aviation Asia granted San Marino AOC  |   Comlux to operate Global Jet Capital Lineage 1000  |   Bankruptcy proceedings brought against Europ Star   |   Falcon Aviation offers three-month charter enticement  |   Empire Aviation Group awarded NSOP in India  |   Heli Jet wins Luxury Travel Guide award  |   Nomad Aviation signs Russian cooperation agreement  |   VistaJet partners with Christie's auction house  |   Jet Aviation is 50  |   Titan Airways receives BACA award  |   Head of customer experience appointed  |   VistaJet posts strong results  |   Deer Jet is Seven Stars' most exceptional brand  |   Sky Prime gains significant Saudi market share  |   Metrojet takes on general manager in Shanghai  |   Zetta Jet ceases operations  |   Premium Jet now accepts Bitcoin payments  |   A round-up of fleet additions


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The latest charter broker news releases

Private jet charter empty legs listing announced by New Flight Charters

14/12/17: New Flight Charters, a nationwide leader in private jet charter since 2004, has announced the largest public listing of empty legs in the jet charter industry. The company now is listing over 150 upcoming and available empty legs from U.S. private charter aircraft.

Air Charter Service flies animals displaced by Irma to new homes

13/12/17: Over the past few months Air Charter Service has been involved in numerous flights in the wake of the devastating hurricanes in Florida and the surrounding areas, but possibly none quite as heart-warming as flying displaced rescue animals to their new homes after they were evacuated from Florida.

PrivateFly opens Santa's Gulfstream grotto

12/12/17: While Santa is more usually found flying in a sleigh, he switched to a Gulfstream G450 last weekend as part of a unique Christmas event organised by PrivateFly at Harrods Aviation Luton.

The latest charter operator news releases
XOJET business growth fuels investments in industry-leading safety, training, and flight standards programs

14/12/17: XOJET, the leader in on-demand private jet travel, has responded to a 2017 business surge with heightened investments in safety, flight standards and training. The company recently announced the appointment of talented aviation industry veteran, Daniel Ramirez, formerly at Embraer Aircraft Corporation, as its new director of safety. Further, driven by a 13% increase in new membership programs under the newly-minted XOJET Access Solutions, which launched earlier this year, the company has doubled the size and reach of its flight standards department and executed the on-demand private aviation industry's first Line Operations Safety Assessment (LOSA). XOJET is the first Part 135 operator to conduct this rigorous program, which strengthens the company's already robust set of safety protocols.

Deer Jet crowned "World's Leading Private Jet Charter" for third consecutive year

11/12/17: The World Travel Awards (WTA), the travel industry's leading awards programme, reunited hundreds of leaders representing the best of the world's hospitality for a glamorous night on December 10, 2017 at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. For the third year in a row, Deer Jet was selected as the "World's Leading Private Jet Charter".

Navair Jet Services welcomes payment by Bitcoin

08/12/17: Speed, discretion and uncompromising service are crucial in the business aviation sector. Yet, according to Navair Jet Services, those successful enough to enjoy those luxuries suffer through tedious, insecure and expensive payment hurdles. Believing that private jets and Bitcoin were made for each other, the Sydney based operator is now accepting payment by this cryptocurrency.