Backed by record demand and with no letup in sight, operators from NetJets to niche brokers are announcing ambitious fleet growth targets
Private jet fleet capacity has become one of the industry’s hottest issues. Demand for private aircraft, owned, via charters, jet cards, and fractional shares, continues to surge to record levels. Charter and jet card flights tracking 30% higher than 2019 pre-pandemic levels combined with owners flying their jets more is putting a strain on the system. Supply chain and labor issues impacting the greater economy are impacting the private aviation industry. It’s creating a new reality for private jet flyers.
Clay Lacy has added a Citation X and Challenger 300 to its Seattle area fleet of private jet chart aircraft
Van Nuys-based Clay Lacy Aviation continues to expand its private jet charter fleet in Seattle with a Cessna Citation X at Boeing Field (KBFI) and a Bombardier Challenger 300 at Paine Field (KPAE).
Directional Aviation-launched 4AIR announced it is partnering with Clay Lacy Aviation to offer its sustainability rating to Clay Lacy managed aircraft while also certifying the company’s facilities in Oxford, CT; Van Nuys, CA; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; and Orange County, CA, as carbon-neutral, and awarding their facilities a 4AIR Rating for 2020.
30,000 square feet of solar panels installed at its Van Nuys headquarters will offset 530 metric tons of CO2
Clay Lacy Aviation has completed the installation of a 500 kilowatt (kW) solar array covering approximately 30,000 square feet of roof space at the company’s Van Nuys Airport headquarters, hangar, and maintenance facility.