The share of flight hours by fractional and charter operators continued its decade long climb, accounting for 54.3% of 2021 North American private jet flight hours, up from 43.7% in 2012
Part 135 and 91k operators in North America – shared jets – clocked a record 2,699,184 flight hours in 2021, a 64% increase from 2020 and 24% above 2019, according to Argus TraqPak.
Charter brokers are navigating new rules of engagement for sourcing your private charter flights. It impacts what you pay and how you fly
Brokers who sell on-demand private jet charter flights say it’s not just availability and price that’s an issue. Record demand has changed the ways jet owners and the operators who manage their aircraft and sell charter flights are working.
U.S. private jet flights for Thanksgiving was up 26% compared to 2019 as Florida fractional, charter flights spiked 73%
The Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. revealed interesting twists on how private jet flying is evolving. While global private jet flights for Week 47 were 22% above 2019 levels, they were down 11% from Week 46, according to WingX data.
Part 135 charter and Part 91K fractional flying surged to 54.3% of all North American private aviation flight hours during the first half of 2021
The share of flight hours operated under Part 91 – non-commercial flights conducted for the aircraft owner – continued its decade-long decline during the first half of 2021.