Argus reveals top Part 135 private jet charter operators for 2019

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Argus Traqpak has published its list of the largest private jet rental operators in the U.S. based on 2019 flight activity

Part 135 flights declined 0.6% while flight hours fell by 1.4% in 2019

The report highlights the fragmented nature of private jet charter with the top 25 companies only accounting for one-third of flight hours

Gama Aviation Signature remains the dominant player in Part 135 private jet charter, according to a recap of 2019 activity by Argus Traqpak.

With 103,096 flight hours, it saw a 13% increase compared to 2018, despite an overall decline in the market for commercial private aircraft charter rentals.

Overall, Part 135 flying decreased by 0.6% in flights and 1.4% by flight hours on a year-over-year basis.

Falcon 2000 operator Dumont Aviation expands to Miami

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The jet card operator is adding a location at Opa-Locka Airport just north of Miami International Airport

Delaware-based Dumont Aviation Group has announced the expansion of its operations to the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF).

The airport is a favorite for private jet users bound for Miami, Miami Beach as well as the Aventura and North Miami areas. It also offers convenient access to Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Dolphins and host of this year’s Super Bowl.

Dumont completes Dassault Falcon 2000 purchase program

Dassault Falcon 2000

Private jet charter and jet card operator Dumont Aviation Group now has 27 of the large cabin jets in its fleet

Delaware-based private jet charter and jet card operator Dumont Aviation Group has completed its 27-jet purchase agreement of Dassault Falcon 2000s that were formerly part of the NetJets fleet.

The Falcon 2000 program started in 2018 when Dumont purchased its first Falcon 2000 and continued through 2019 and concluded with its December purchase.

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Dumont Aviation Group folds Prospair Jet Charter under its umbrella

The move follows the departure of ProspAir director Christopher Tasca who set up a competing jet card brokerage

Dumont jet cards start at $125,000 for 25 hours on a light jet, plus 7.5 percent FET

There is more change, fallout or however you want to describe it possibly related to the recent C-suite changes at Dumont Aviation Group.

ProspAir Jet Charter was launched in 2016 as a Dumont subsidiary under Christopher Tasca who was previously director of aviation solutions with Magellan Jets.

ProspAir’s launch accompanied Dumont’s rapid growth from a seller of airplane parts into a rapidly growing charter operator fueled by the acquisition of more than two-dozen Dassault Falcon 2000 large-cabin jets being retired by NetJets.

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