“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”
Operators Team Up to Expand Asian, European Charter Offerings
Fly Comlux and Deer Jet--which operate charter flights in Europe and Asia, respectively--have agreed to work together to develop new charter markets on both continents. Fly Comlux's fleet includes two Airbus ACJs, two A318 Elites, five Bombardier Global Expresses, two Global 5000s, two Challenger 605s and two Challenger 850s. Deer Jet, a subsidiary of China's Hainan Airlines, has an FBO in Beijing and operates about three dozen aircraft, among them a Boeing Business Jet, an Airbus 319 and a variety of Gulfstreams and Hawkers.