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October 2017


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Investigating the hidden value of brokers

In this issue we look at service inconsistencies relating to business aviation operations. In life, if something can go wrong, it usually does; in business, how brokers deal with flight problems is the mark of their skill and professionalism, and the kiss of life or death to their relationship with ...

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ASA Group introduces lifestyle services

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Big Game Air launches same-day game-day travel

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Magna Aviation deploys helicopter for stranded client

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Wings Up offers discounts for friends

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Smart Aviation augments its charter operation

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Helicopter Private Services starts Greek operations

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Other charter broker news

Standing room only at ACE  |   Forging ahead  |   Members step up for operation Hurricane Irma  |   Q4 Aviation reports on healthy year-to-date  |   Churchill opens office at London Biggin Hill  |   Satisfied PrivateFly client blogs her thanks for 'top notch' response  |   Flight Solutions expands brokerage capabilities  |   BACA calls for an urgent review of regulations for private flight cost-sharing platforms  |   New kid on the block: Gulfstream 500  |   Air Partner is a company at the top of its game  |   Trips to the eclipse  |   ACE17: Highlights from the show  |   PrivateFly features in UK tech company rankings  |   BACA chairman completes 50k trek for charity RedR  |   ACS invests in its Canadian presence

A Day in the Life

Music, movies and sport are key

Online news

GetJet banks on attraction of opposites  |   EcoJets acquires software and data provider  |   Victor partnership fuels investment  |   Returnjet partners with Hahn Air Lines

Charter operator news

Luxaviation UK sees increase in music festival activity  |   Luxaviation Helicopters acquires Starspeed  |   Air Hamburg is UK's pet-friendliest charter operator  |   Coleman Jet gains DCA authorisation  |   Midwest heli operators make Sweet merger  |   Management company offers Learjet leasing  |   Pan African achieves record flight hours with Bell 407  |   Woodgate Aviation teams up with golf pro to launch race to The Open  |   Zetta Jet to implement debt restructuring  |   Company appointments  |   Avionco is working toward receiving Guernsey AOC  |   Helivia Aero Taxi celebrates 30th anniversary  |   VistaJet directs digital membership  |   XOJET expands its network of sales offices  |   Jet Exchange secures pet transport approval  |   Amber Aviation receives AOC  |   Clay Lacy Aviation raises funds for homeless students  |   A round-up of fleet additions


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The latest charter broker news releases

Air Charter Service helps take Germany's biggest club night to skies

17/10/17: Leading aircraft specialist, Air Charter Service, recently arranged for a VIP-configured, fully customised Airbus A340 to take some of the world's biggest DJs, including Afrojack, to the skies to kick off a huge party weekend in Frankfurt.

JetClass launches private jet flights from just 290 euroes

14/10/17: JetClass, a ground-breaking, non-subscription travel service that gives travellers the unique ability to book seats on private jets, has released a new schedule which offers seats from as little as 290 euros. In September alone, JetClass introduced seven additional European destinations, connecting Paris-Milan, Warsaw-Vienna, Berlin-Strasbourg, Hannover-Amsterdam, London-Chambery and others. The company is also due to start services in the Middle East later this year, and in the US next year.

Avinode data shows business aviation rise to challenge of Hurricane Irma

10/10/17: New data from Avinode (NBAA Booth C10018), the world's leading online marketplace for buying and selling air charter, shows business aviation responded superbly to Hurricane Irma.

The latest charter operator news releases
Waves gets soft launch underway

11/10/17: Channel Islands operator, Waves has started flying.

TAG Aviation Asia granted San Marino AOC

11/10/17: TAG Aviation San Marino, a subsidiary of TAG Aviation Asia, has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of San Marino (SM-CAA). TAG Asia is the first aviation company in Asia to receive an AOC from San Marino and has already opened a dedicated office and sourced its launch aircraft which is a Gulfstream 650ER.

JetSuite adds first Phenom 300 to light jet fleet

10/10/17: JetSuite, Inc., one of the nation's leading private aviation companies, announced today at NBAA's Business Conference & Exhibition that it has expanded its fleet with the first of several Embraer Phenom 300s. The company took delivery of its first Phenom 300 in late September, and expects to begin flying this extremely popular aircraft as part of its charter service in mid-October.