Flying » Fractional Jet Ownership

September 18, 2016
An aircraft operated by NetJets, which pioneered the fractional field and remains the largest share provider. Photo: Barry Ambrose
Recent constriction in the fractional space and changes within the remaining programs are stacking the deck against shareowners, curbing rights, and cutting once-standard benefits, contend a pair of consultants who represent share buyers.
May 1, 2016
Man pondering decision.
Fractional providers are refreshing their fleets, taking delivery of new models in the industry’s first major upgrade wave since the 2008 economic downturn.
January 17, 2016
Fractional providers are refreshing their fleets, taking delivery of new models in the industry’s first major upgrade wave since the 2008 economic downturn.
July 21, 2015
Our 2015 directory of leading lift providers
December 17, 2014
NetJets chairman and CEO Jordan Hansell (Photo: Bill Bernstein)
NetJets has planned since at least 2012 to expand into mainland China.
October 8, 2014
Some business jet travelers may save time door-to-door by using a helicopter, thereby upping their usage enough to justify  an ownership stake.
Fractional ownership, a well-known option for business jet travelers, can make sense for helicopter users as well.
August 14, 2014
Photo: Flexjet
Notable Fractional Programs
August 14, 2014
XOJet offers and Elite Access program which guarantees access to the company's all Wi-Fi-equpped fleet.
Jet card options
October 4, 2013
Avantair’s fleet consisted of Piaggio P.180 twin turboprops.
Shareowners weigh their options as Avantair folds. The demise of Avantair has undoubtedly caught your attention if you own or lease a fractional share, have a jet card or have put money on account for block charter. 
September 5, 2013
Photo courtesy of Flexjet
Directional Aviation Capital—the company headed by Kenn Ricci that owns Flight Options, Sentient Jet, Nextant Aerospace and Constant Aviation—announced this morning that it is buying fractional provider Flexjet from Bombardier for $185 million.

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