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February 2018

 

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For some the world is a playground: lifestyles of the rich and famous

How do you manage air charter for the social calendars of the rich and famous, and what problems typically arise when large numbers of private aircraft are trying to land at the same place? From the Monaco Grand Prix to the Gumball Rally, and from Seoul's Winter Olympics to Russia's World Cup, we talked to air charter brokers about the sort of ad hoc operations they may organise when the wealthy take time out to focus on the social side of their calendars....

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Above and beyond: Charitable works give Santa 'claus' for celebration

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Chapman Freeborn Belgium gears up for growth with office move

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Air Charter Service invests in larger premises in India

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New kid on the block: Pilatus PC-24

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Jet Productions benefits from the millennial effect

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A day in the life: Avinode aims to blend traditional communication with cutting-edge tech

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Other charter broker news

BACA expects a politically interesting year  |   BACA and London Biggin Hill to serve up third ACE in a row  |   Looking to the future with ACANA  |   So what does 2018 hold? PrivateFly makes its predictions  |   Air Partner releases second half statement  |   Mobile experience leads improvements to PBJ website  |   365 Aviation wins industry accolade  |   Monarch Air Group finds cryptocurrencies speed up booking  |   Sentient Jet approves Cirrus Aviation operations  |   Smart Aviation unveils new identity  |   Wholesale Jet Club celebrates first year  |   Helicopter Private Services grows its customer base  |   Artist Charter named ARGUS registered broker  |   Zela Aviation makes two key appointments  |   Q&A: 10 things you need to know about Matthew Savage


A Day in the Life

A day in the life: Avinode aims to blend traditional communication with cutting-edge tech


Online news

Returnjet registers its 1,000th broker  |   Avinode makes internal appointments  |   Jettly partners with Shangri-La and Uber


Charter operator news

A round-up of fleet additions  |   FAI remains on schedule to harmonise Learjet fleet by mid-2018  |   Executive Flight Services receives FAA approvals  |   Jet Edge moves to larger facility  |   RAI Jets upgrades historic Citation X  |   XOJET upgrades flight standards department  |   Jet Aviation secures Maltese AOC and expands charter operation in EMEA and Asia  |   Deer Jet makes maiden Antarctic landing  |   Journey Aviation gains KDCA operations authorisation  |   West Wind Aviation suspended from operations  |   Ravn Alaska SMS approved by FAA  |   PhilJets celebrates fifth anniversary  |   Navair Jet Services is onboard for Bitcoin  |   VistaJet positions to seize larger market share in 2018  |   Luxaviation's group broker desk enjoys a successful first year  |   Aeropartner acquires Air Prague  |   Topjet Executive rebrands for large cabin adventures  |   Zenith Aviation looks for significant growth in 2018  |   Accreditations and certifications

 

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The latest charter broker news releases

Jettly announces new Managed Membership level better than private jet cards

14/02/18: In an effort to provide more affordable prices and more flexible options, Jettly has announced the release of a fully managed private jet membership, cutting the cost of charter flights significantly, compared to other private jet card providers. The new on-demand charter service is set to transform the way jet card programs are designed and used.

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

13/02/18: Voom, the world's premier on-demand helicopter booking platform, is now joining Airbus Helicopters as part of the company's strategy to provide new urban mobility solutions for commuters. Initially incubated in A^3, Airbus' Silicon Valley outpost, Voom launched commercial operations in April 2017 in Sao Paulo, flying thousands of passengers over the last ten months, and plans to expand its presence this year.

PrivateFly partners with Virtuoso to increase B2B offering

13/02/18: Private jet booking platform PrivateFly today announced that it has become a preferred partner of Virtuoso, the world's leading luxury travel network. 

 
The latest charter operator news releases
Luxaviation UK adds Embraer Legacy 650 to fleet

19/02/18: Luxaviation UK, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced the addition of an Embraer Legacy 650 to its fleet.

KlasJet predicts demand for private jets to grow in 2018

16/02/18: According to IATA, the number of travellers will continue to rise in 2018. Airline passenger numbers are expected to increase to 4.3 billion and so airlines should also expect growth in the number of new aircraft in the market. The European business aviation company KlasJet has noticed this trend too, in the rising number of flight requests by private jet.

XOJET closes 2017 with five years of unprecedented growth

14/02/18: XOJET, the leader in on-demand private aviation, closed 2017 with an impressive nine percent increase in revenue to cap off five years of unprecedented growth.

 
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