August private flights climb powered by 14.5% boost in large jet charter and jet card activity

August flying grew 2.1% across Parts 91, 135 and fractional activity, according to TRAQPak


TRAQPak’s review of year over year flight activity (August 2018 vs. August 2017) indicates that August 2018 recorded an increase of 2.1%. The results by operational category were mixed with Part 91 activity providing the largest yearly increase, up 3.8% year over year. Part 135 activity followed with a gain of 0.4%, while Fractional activity recorded 4 fewer flights than 2017 to finish flat for the period. The aircraft categories were mostly positive with mid-size jets posting the largest gain from 2017, up 4.2%. Large jets posted an increase of 1.9%, while light jets posted a 1.6% year over year decrease. Turboprops increased 3.1%. 

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