Airshare places order, options for 20 Challenger 350 super-midsize private jets

Airshare Challenger 350

The addition of the Challenger 350s will double Airshare’s fractional fleet as it eyes expansion into the Northeastern U.S.

Phenom light jet operator Airshare moves into the super-midsize aircraft category, announcing a firm order for three Bombardier Challenger 350s. It adds options for 17 more, meaning it will add as many as 20 new aircraft. Based on Conklin & De Decker’s estimated price of $27 million per unit, the deal is worth $540 million. Airshare currently operates a fleet of 20 Phenom 300s and 100s for its fractional share and jet card program. Additionally, it manages 26 aircraft for owners.

Airshare digs Wheels Up in new ad campaign targeting business travelers

Airshare

Airshare says the multi-media campaign that tweaks Wheels Up is already ringing the phone with prospects who hadn’t considered the Lenexa-based Phenom 300 and Phenom 100 operator

Lenexa, Kansas-based Airshare, has a message for Wheels Up. It’s not democratizing private jet travel. It’s not a platform, and it’s not busy going public. Its message to prospects, however, is clear. It is focused on business travelers, particularly those who are making multiple stops on same-day and overnight trips.

Airshare achieves IS-BAO Stage 3 status

Airshare IS-BAO Stage 3

The fractional share and jet card operator has reached the highest level rating from IS-BAO in addition to its Argus Platinum status

Lenexa, Kansas-based Airshare has achieved the highest ranking for safe flight operations from IS-BAO, earning Stage 3 Certification from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), the company announced today.

The Embraer Phenom 300 offers six configurations. What’s the difference?

Embraer Phenom 300E

Embraer’s Phenom 300/300E is the best selling light jet of the past decade; We look at its varied seating options

The Phenom 300 and its updated brother, the Phenom 300E, are the best selling light jet type in the past decade.

It is popular with individual owners, and also fractional share and charter fleet operators selling jet cards. It has a high resale value – if you can buy one. There are only 16 on the market. That’s a mere 3.6% of the fleet.

NetJets and Flexjet agree

The list of operators is a who’s who, including the industry’s biggest players. NetJets and Flexjet agree on few things. They both selected the Phenom 300 as their core light jet option.

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