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Vista marks 20 years of success with strong 2023 performance Leading private aviation group, Vista Global Holdings, has provided a market update and overview into its robust performance for 2023, highlighting continued growth and progress across all areas of the business.


Luxaviation celebrates Praetor 600 launch at exclusive London Biggin Hill event Luxaviation has showcased its first Embraer Praetor 600 at a celebratory event held on 31st January 2024, marking its entry into the UK charter market.

Luxaviation celebrates Praetor 600 launch at exclusive London Biggin Hill event


Air Charter Service arranges charter to 4,000th airport in last 10 years Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, recently arranged a charter into its 4,000th airport since 2013, spanning 191 different countries.

Luxaviation boosts the decarbonization of its operations by 2030 with the introduction of a dedicated 'Go-to-Zero' investment fund In the wake of COP28's conclusion, Luxaviation Group announces a bold acceleration of its efforts towards decarbonizing its operations, with a commitment to achieve this milestone no later than 2030.


FAI extends partnership with McLaren Formula 1 Team FAI Aviation Group, one of the world’s leading global providers of mission-critical aviation services, has extended its partnership with the world-famous McLaren Formula 1 Team.

FAI extends partnership with McLaren Formula 1 Team


AXIS Aviation Austria embarks on new US venture with Part 129 certification Leading aircraft management business AXIS Aviation Austria has received Part 129 Operations Specifications (OpSpecs) certification, issued by the Federal Aviation Administration to enable operations in the United States.

ExecuJet receives multiple awards for excellence in aviation services ExecuJet Africa has received five awards at the 2023 South Africa Civil Aviation Industry Awards. ExecuJet was announced as the winner in four categories, which include the Aviation Innovation award, People Development award, Aviation Security award and Aviation Customer Services award. Aside from these, the company was awarded first runner-up for the Aircraft Operator award, in which the company contested against all aircraft operators, including scheduled airlines.

Voluxis welcomes Global 6500 to charter fleet Voluxis, the charter operator and aircraft management company, has added a Global 6500 to its rapidly expanding fleet; the aircraft will be the company’s first to be based in Manchester.


Wheels Up introduces 'Up for Business', a new corporate member program for small and medium-sized enterprises Wheels Up Experience has announced a new corporate program, Up for Business, to better serve its small and medium-sized enterprise members with a tailored private aviation solution that features industry-leading pricing, discounts, and benefits designed specifically for this size business and their executives.

Wheels Up introduces 'Up for Business', a new corporate member program for small and medium-sized enterprises


Air Charter Service helps reintroduce white rhinos to Democratic Republic of the Congo Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, was recently called into action by non-profit conservation organisation African Parks to help them in their relocation of 16 southern white rhino to Garamba National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), from a private game reserve in South Africa.

Air Charter Service helps reintroduce white rhinos to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sheltair cements its commitment to future aviators with network-wide Girls in Aviation Day events Sheltair teamed up with Women in Aviation International (WAI) to celebrate Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD). On Saturday, September 23rd, Sheltair hosted over 3,000 next-generation aviators at FLL, DAB, TPA, ECP, SAV, OCF, and JAX, while others in their network partnered with NASA, ACE, and other local WIA chapters to represent Sheltair to share the world of aviation, over twice as many as the previous year's attendance of 1,200.

Sheltair cements its commitment to future aviators with network-wide Girls in Aviation Day events


BookaJet introduces first G-registered HondaJet on to its AOC Leading UK charter and aircraft management company BookaJet has debuted the HondaJet Elite onto the G-registry and its UK Air Operator Certificate.

ACS Los Angeles arranges Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe world tour Air Charter Service’s Los Angeles office recently arranged a branded Airbus A340 VIP to transport the legendary rock bands, Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe, along with other VIPs and 23 tonnes of the bands’ instruments and staging on their joint world tour.

ACS Los Angeles arranges Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe world tour


Airshare plans to double its fractional Challenger fleet Bombardier has announced that Kansas City-based private aviation company Airshare has committed to ordering up to 20 additional Challenger 3500 aircraft.

Priester acquiring Hill Private Aviation's charter and management services Family-led businesses have always delivered the most customer-focused aviation services, built on fostering long-term relationships and loyalty. Since 1945, Priester Aviation has prided itself on continuing to provide personal service while expanding its legacy to include greater resources and capabilities for its clients.

Aviator Aircraft and Aero-Dienst celebrate Bombardier's first Challenger 3500 delivery to Europe The first delivery of a Challenger 3500 to Europe was ushered in on May 29th during a ceremony at Bombardier's delivery centre in Montreal.


Loganair celebrates the introduction of new ATR aircraft into Glasgow Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, is introducing its first ATR aircraft to Glasgow Airport as part of a multimillion investment to upgrade and futureproof its fleet.

Loganair celebrates the introduction of new ATR aircraft into Glasgow


Clay Lacy adds to charter fleet, grows market availability Clay Lacy Aviation has added nine aircraft to its Part 135 charter certificate

Flexjet to add 22 aircraft to its mid and super midsized fleet by year end Flexjet is on target to add 22 aircraft to its mid- and super- midsized fleet by the end of 2023, continuing a five-year trend of growth in this category.

Flyvbird to revolutionise regIonal air mobility with its new, sustainable, on-demand airline model Flyvbird (Flyv) is trailblazing a brand-new model for European aviation to embrace a new era in regional air mobility.


NetJets signs $5bn deal for up to 250 Embraer Praetor 500s Fractional aircraft ownership company NetJets has signed a new deal with Embraer for up to 250 Praetor 500 jet options, which includes a comprehensive services and support agreement.

NetJets signs $5bn deal for up to 250 Embraer Praetor 500s


DC Aviation Al-Futtaim FBO receives IS-BAH Stage 3 accreditation As part of its ongoing commitment to provide customers with unparalleled levels of safety standards, leading business aviation services provider, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, has announced that it has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 3 certification for its FBO located at Dubai South.


Platoon Aviation receive their sixth PC-24 Pilatus and Platoon Aviation are celebrating the handover of two more PC-24 aircraft.

Platoon Aviation receive their sixth PC-24


Lucy Air Ambulance For Children chooses Capital Air Ambulance as its Key Delivery Partner Capital Air Ambulance has announced an exciting new chapter in its longstanding relationship with Lucy Air Ambulance for Children (Lucy AAC).

FAA validates Clay Lacy's SMS Program in top 2% nationally Clay Lacy Aviation has been recognized as a leader within private aviation for its Safety Management System (SMS). Its organization-wide approach has been validated and recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration to meet the new standards of the FAA SMS Voluntary Program.

Chapman Freeborn delivers lifesaving aid to Turkey and Syria Chapman Freeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has chartered numerous flights from across the world to deliver humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on the 6th February 2023.

Bestfly and Krimson Aviation support development in emerging markets with Joint Venture - BFK Aviation Angolan aircraft operator Bestfly and Addis Ababa-headquartered flight support, charter, and aviation consultancy Krimson Aviation have formed a new Joint Venture, BFK Aviation.

Bestfly and Krimson Aviation support development in emerging markets with Joint Venture - BFK Aviation


Jetfly receives tenth PC-24 Super Versatile Jet Jetfly has now taken delivery of its tenth PC-24, finished in an eye-catching Philippe Starck design. It marks another milestone in a successful partnership of over 20 years between Pilatus and the world’s largest PC-24 operator, the Luxembourg-based fractional ownership specialist.

Jetfly receives tenth PC-24 Super Versatile Jet


Premier Aviation responds to widened charter demand from the entertainment sector Premier Aviation, the leading music tour air charter specialist, is looking forward to broadening its entertainment clientele in 2023.


Aircraft charter company plays vital role in sending aid to Turkish and Syrian earthquake victims Leading aircraft charter company, Air Charter Service, has arranged multiple passenger and cargo aircraft charters into Turkey and Syria to transport search and rescue teams from around Europe, along with essential humanitarian aid for the victims of the devastating earthquakes.

Aircraft charter company plays vital role in sending aid to Turkish and Syrian earthquake victims

Equinox Charter earns ARGUS Certification UK-based aircraft charter organisation Equinox Charter has earned ARGUS Certified Charter Broker rating.

Exquisite Air Charter develops program to identify illegal charter operations Exquisite Air Charter, the private aviation company with a global presence, has added an extra layer to its compliance program by creating a program for identifying illegal charters while also establishing an internal mandatory reporting process of suspected illegal operations.


FAI Air Ambulance receives European Aeromedical Institute accreditation for the fifth time FAI rent-a-jet GmbH’s Air Ambulance Division has received accreditation from the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) for the fifth time for both long-range, intercontinental fixed wing and regional fixed wing air ambulance services.

FAI Air Ambulance receives European Aeromedical Institute accreditation for the fifth time

Vista records outstanding 2022 with revenue up over 50% YoY Vista Global Holding (Vista), the world’s leading global private aviation group, provides a market update and overview into its exceptional performance for 2022, reflecting the positive trends across its dynamic global markets and unprecedented levels of demand from existing and new Members.


Air Charter Scotland offers two new Embraer Praetor 600s for charter Air Charter Scotland Ltd (ACSL) has ushered in the New Year with additional charter capacity in the shape of two brand new, super mid-size Embraer Praetor 600 business jets.

Air Charter Scotland offers two new Embraer Praetor 600s for charter


Nomad Aviation reflects on a difficult yet highly successful 2022 Nomad Aviation can look back on an extremely successful 2022, despite the difficult geopolitical environment. During the course of the year Nomad Aviation’s global fleet of managed aircraft was expanded by a total of five large cabin and ultra-long range business jets, a Bombardier Global XRS, a Gulfstream V, two Gulfstream G550s and a Dassault Falcon 8X.

Flexjet is first operator to complete its seventh ACSF Industry Audit Standard Flexjet has successfully completed its seventh Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) Industry Audit Standard (IAS) audit, renewing its enviable status as an IAS-registered operator.


NetJets is fleet launch customer for Bombardier’s Global 8000 Bombardier announced this week that NetJets will become the fleet launch customer for the Global 8000 aircraft.

NetJets is fleet launch customer for Bombardier’s Global 8000


Jet Aviation celebrates 20 years of RAAF support Jet Aviation hosted a ceremony in Canberra to celebrate two decades of collaboration on the RAAF King Air 350. Jet Aviation has supplied and supported the aircraft type out of its facility in East Sale, Australia, since 2002.

Jet Aviation celebrates 20 years of RAAF support


Oriens Aviation expands into AOC operations Oriens Aviation, the authorised sales and service centre for Pilatus Aircraft in the British Isles, is expanding its service portfolio with a newly granted Air Operator’s Certificate from the UK Civil Aviation Authority for the PC-12 aircraft family.


FAI Aviation Group anticipates record sales for 2022 FAI Aviation Group, one of the world’s leading global providers of mission-critical aviation services anticipates record sales across the business for 2022, with consolidated group revenues of more than €120m.

FAI Aviation Group anticipates record sales for 2022


ARGUS and IS-BAO extend Clay Lacy's safety certifications Clay Lacy Aviation has been recognized again for its safety and operational processes. The aircraft management, charter, maintenance and FBO services provider has recently been awarded the prestigious ARGUS Platinum rating by the third-party safety auditor for the 13th consecutive year. It also achieved the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage III certification, the highest level, for the fifth consecutive year.


ARGUS and IS-BAO extend Clay Lacy's safety certifications


Zeusch Aviation receives AOC from Netherlands CAA Zeusch Aviation BV, the Netherlands-based aerial services provider, has received its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Netherlands, enabling Zeusch to deploy four of its fleet of seven King Air aircraft for medevac and charter flights.

Zeusch Aviation receives AOC from Netherlands CAA

 

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