Argus TRAQPak’s list of the largest U.S. private jet charter operators highlights the active mergers and acquisitions market
Argus TRAQPak’s list of the 25 largest U.S. Part 135 private jet operators ranked by flight hours highlights the industry’s frenetic merger and acquisition activity. Ten of the private jet charter operators were involved in transactions. Part 135 includes on-demand and jet card flights
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, authorizes the Treasury Department to provide up to $16 billion of payroll support to aviation providers. So far over 500 have applied
The U.S. Treasury Department has revealed the list of aviation providers who have applied for the $16 billion allocated for industry workers’ payroll support.
Let’s make a deal. The M&A market for private jet operators is hot. Over 50 deals, fundraise, launches, and bankruptcies detailed
(Updated December 7, 2022) The COVID-19 crisis may be bringing the already simmering mergers and acquisitions market for private jet operators and brokers back to a boil.
Despite consolidation, the 25 largest Part 135 and 91K operators account for only 25% of the U.S. private jet market
Why you won’t find Wheels Up when you look at lists of private aviation operators
Sizing the U.S. private jet market between Part 91, Part 91K fractional and Part 135 charter operators
8 of the 10 largest companies are led by the founder or family member
Here’s a big difference between the private jet market and the airlines. Just 10 airlines account for 90% of the domestic market for scheduled passenger traffic. Four companies – Delta Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Southwest Airlines – are responsible for two-thirds of U.S. flights.
Despite consolidation, business aviation remains fragmented. An analysis by Private Jet Card Comparisons of various reports from Argus TRAQPak and other data shows the 25 largest operators of charter and fractional fleets together account for just 25% of all U.S. flying.