Interesting factsabout charter flight

  • According to the National Business Aviation Association, approximately 11,000 charter aircraft are in service worldwide.
  • In the United States, the most popular destination for charter flights is Las Vegas, followed by Miami and New York City; In Europe, it is the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands and the French Riviera.
  • Charter flights can be operated by any airline, not just traditional airlines. In fact, some charter flights are operated by smaller, more specialized airlines, such as TUI Airways, Swift Air, or Air Partner.
  • The most popular aircraft for charter flights are light jets, followed by mid-size jets and turboprops.
  • Charter flights can be one-time events or be part of a regular schedule, such as seasonal flights to vacation destinations.
  • Charter airlines may offer “empty leg” flights, which are flights that return to their home base after dropping off passengers at their destination. These flights can be offered at a discounted rate.
  • In some cases, on-demand flights may offer more luxurious amenities than regular scheduled flights, such as private cabins, gourmet meals, and luxury bedding.
  • Some celebrities and high-profile individuals charter private jets for their personal travel, which can offer maximum privacy and security.
  • Some companies have used customised flights to offer unique experiences, such as “flightseeing” tours or “air cruises” that take passengers to multiple destinations over several days.