On-demand charter broker Victor recently released the 10 types of aircraft its U.S.- based customers chartered most often in 2016. According to the release, the 14-passenger Gulfstream IV was the most popular, followed by the Hawker 800XP and Embraer’s Phenom 300.

For U.S. departures, the most popular destination was Las Vegas, followed by Miami, New York, Los Angeles and Havana rounding out the Top 5. San Jose del Cabo, Washington D.C., Nashville, Nassau, The Bahamas and Ibiza, Spain made up the rest of the list.
2016 Most Popular Charter Aircraft
1. Gulfstream IV – 14 passengers
2Hawker 800XP – 8 passengers
3. Phenom 100 – 5 passengers
4. Hawker 400XP – 7 passengers
5. Beechjet 400A – 7 passengers
6Citation CJ3 – 8 passengers
7. Learjet 60 – 7 passengers
8. Citation CJ2 – 8 passengers
9. Pilatus PC-12 – 9 passengers
10. Challenger 601 – 12 passengers

About the Author Doug Gollan

Media Executive focused on marketing and sales to Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) consumers, luxury travel and private aviation, particularly jet cards