Argus TRAQPak announced that Part 135 and Part 91 private aviation flying increased by 5.3% in April compared to 2016. 


According to a press release, results by operational category were all positive with Part 135 activity jumping 11.3%, Fractional activity was up 8.5% and Part 91 activity increased by half a point. The aircraft categories were positive as well with large and mid-size jets posting the largest gains, up 8.8% & 7.7% respectively. Light jets and turboprops (led by the fractional single engine market) saw increases of 2.9% & 3.3%.


April business aviation flight activity posted a month over month decrease from March to finish down 4.1% which is the typical trend, said TRAQPak.

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