GrandView Aviation to hold safety stand down

GrandView Phenom 300

Phenom 300 operator GrandView Aviation is taking a day off from flying to focus on safety

Fast-growing charter operator GrandView Aviation is taking a day off for safety. The 24th largest operator in North America based on charter and fractional flight hours is holding an all-day/all-local-employee mandatory Safety Stand Down on Tuesday, April 12th.

GrandView Aviation acquired by Global Medical Response

GrandView Aviation

Medical evacuation power player Global Medical has acquired organ transport specialist GrandView Aviation

Medical evacuation specialist Global Medical Response has acquired Baltimore-based GrandView Aviation. The deal includes its 130 employees and fleet of Phenom 300 light jets. It’s the seventh M&A deal involving private jet charter operators and brokers so far in 2022.

2021’s 30 Biggest Charter/Fractional Private Jet Companies Ranked (Full Year)

NetJets Fleet

NetJets, Flexjet, Wheels Up, Vista Global hold serve as four largest North American Part 135/Part 91k private jet operators for 2021; FlyExclusive leaps to 5th

The 10 largest private jet companies increased their share of Part 135/91k flight hours to 45.1% from 44.3% in 2020

Solairus (89.3%), Airshare (77.1%), FlyExclusive (76.3%), NetJets (61.4%), Jet Edge (59.9%), and Wheels Up (55.0%) record biggest percentage growth

Read our detailed 2021 Year-in-Review for each of the 10 largest private aviation providers, including flight hour activity since 2019

There was no change among the top four North American private jet holding companies, based on combined Part 135 and Part 91k flight hours. However, Argus TraqPak data shows a new player in the 5th spot. FlyExclusive moved from 10th in 2019 to 8th in 2020. The table below provides a company-by-company ranking for the 30 largest private jet companies in 2021, including flight hours and market share.

Biggest Part 135 private jet charter companies for 2021 ranked

FlyExclusive

Part 135 largest charter operators led by Wheels Up as FlyExclusive breaks into the Top 4 behind NetJets’ Executive Jet Management and Vista Global’s XOJet Aviation

Charter operators in 2021 saw flights surge 46% to a record to 1,947,472 hours, according to Argus TraqPak

The list of 2021’s biggest private jet charter companies is once again led by Wheels Up Experience as ranked by Argus TraqPak. See the 2020 list here.

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