Aviation News

Fleet, Corporate

July 04, 2024

Press Release: Chartright Receives Canada’s First Corporate ACH160

Chartright Air Group, a leading provider of private aviation services in Canada, has taken delivery of Canada’s first corporate ACH160. The helicopter will enter into service immediately, as the first to be delivered in North America. "We are excited to be the first private aviation company in Canada to operate…


June 24, 2024

From Acquisition to Maintenance: The Comprehensive Role of Aircraft Management

Owning a private jet may appear appealing and straightforward, yet it entails numerous challenges. Acquiring the aircraft necessitates considerable financial investment and ongoing maintenance responsibilities. Additionally, the logistical complexities of financing frequent trips must be addressed. This is where aircraft management services play a pivotal role. Keep reading to learn…

Corporate, Charter

June 03, 2024

Skies Feature: Business Jet Alternative

Chartright offers fractional alternative with Jet Lease Program By Lisa Gordon Live  Article: Here   Last fall, Chartright Air Group unveiled a new program designed to get more people into private jets. The hook? A one-year commitment, high flexibility and predictable pricing.   Since then, the Chartright Jet Lease Program…


May 27, 2024

Top-Rated Private Jet Amenities in 2024

Top-Rated Private Jet Amenities in 2024 Flying on a private jet is like traveling in ultimate luxury. You don't have to wait in long lines at the airport or deal with the usual problems of regular flights. Traveling in 2024 promises an unparalleled experience, especially with the advancements in private…

Fleet, Corporate, Charter, Management

May 23, 2024

Safety First: How Private Jet Charters Ensure Passenger Security

In private aviation, passenger security is paramount. Onboard, you can anticipate a comfortable and exclusive experience. However, it's equally important to be assured that the highest standards of safety and security are upheld. Private jet charters offer the grandeur of unprecedented flight experiences. Yet, they also take your security to…


May 09, 2024

Press Release: Chartright Air Group Expands Lease Program to Include…

Chartright Air Group, a leading provider of private aviation services in Canada, is pleased to announce the expansion of its successful Aircraft Lease Program to now include 7 – 10 passenger Mid-size and Super Mid-size jets. This expansion, driven by growth, and customer feedback strategically targets a key market niche between…


March 26, 2024

Aircraft Leasing vs. Aircraft Chartering: Which Is Right for You?

Aircraft Leasing vs. Aircraft Chartering: Which Is Right for You? Aircraft leasing and chartering provides individuals with alternatives to regular airline travel in private aviation. These options cater to various preferences, needs, and flight usage patterns. Choosing between aircraft leasing and chartering can be challenging when you don’t know the…


March 18, 2024

Empty Leg Flights: The Smart Way to Save on Private…

Empty Leg Flights: The Smart Way to Save on Private Jet Charters Interested in private jet travel without significant expenses? Explore empty-leg flights, an economical option. Operators usually offer these flights at a reduced rate compared to the standard charter cost. This is because they aim to offset the expenses…


March 11, 2024

5 Exclusive Destinations You Can Only Access With A Private…

5 Exclusive Destinations You Can Only Access With A Private Jet Charter Are you ready to experience hidden destinations with the help of a private jet charter?  Private charter flights are the golden ticket to unlocking the doors to places that don't appear on your typical travel itinerary. Think about…


November 15, 2023

Choosing the Right Aircraft: Selecting the Perfect Jet for Your…

Choosing the right aircraft is essential for enhancing your travelling preferences. The choice of an aircraft goes beyond basic transportation needs, as it becomes a crucial factor in shaping a comfortable and efficient journey. Factors such as seating capacity, speed, and budget are a few important things to consider, and…


September 29, 2023

The Business Benefits of Private Jet Charters for Executives and…

As industries and businesses continue to expand, the need for smooth and flexible travel options has become essential. Business professionals can embrace private jet charter services as a means of travelling to their destinations faster. Discover the benefits of private jet charters for executives and entrepreneurs below. Time Efficiency and…

Corporate, Fleet

September 05, 2023

Chartright Expands Charter Fleet

Chartright is thrilled to add 3 new aircraft to the Charter fleet - Challenger 350, Challenger 605 and Global 5500. All three jets offer a premium travel experience, with stand-up cabins, spacious seating configurations, access to premium food service and a range of entertainment options to enhance the travel experience.…


June 12, 2023

Chartright Air Group Expands with Exciting Opening of a new…

Chartright Air Group, Canada's largest provider of private jet charter activity, is thrilled to announce the grand opening of their newest FBO, Hangar 64, at the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF). This state-of-the-art facility marks a significant milestone for Chartright as it expands its operations to better serve the industry's growing…

Corporate, Fleet

December 08, 2022

Chartright Air Group adds two new Cessna aircraft

Chartright Air Group has announced that it has added two new Cessna aircraft, a Citation X and Citation Excel. The Cessna Citation X will be based at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Manufactured by Cessna, the aircraft has a range of 3,000 nm and a cruise speed…


September 15, 2022

Chartright Installs Pro Line Fusion Flight Deck

Chartright Air Group, in conjunction with Mid Canada Mod Centre, has accomplished the first installation of a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck in a Canadian Challenger 604. The Pro Line Fusion avionics suite provides enhanced efficiency, reliability, and safety. The system includes the following features: Synthetic vision, Touch…


June 29, 2022

Chartright opens a new FBO at CYLS

The County of Simcoe is pleased to welcome Chartright Air Group Fixed-Base Operator Services to the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (YLS). The Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA) is ideally situated between the tranquility of cottage country and the bustle of Toronto. Aircraft based at the LSRA benefit from the convenience and…

Corporate, Fleet

February 11, 2022

Chartright expands the Citation fleet

Chartright’s Citation fleet has grown by 50% with the Citation Excel and Encore addition. Both aircraft are based at the Toronto Pearson International Airport, YYZ. The Citation Excel, a mid-size jet, offers impressive performance, reliability, and comfort. The aircraft provides a great experience to leisure and business travelers with the…


October 28, 2021

Chartright will open a new FBO at YKF

Chartright Air Group today announced the construction of a new FBO at the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).  The YKF Fixed Based Operation facility will include a heated hangar facility capable of supporting private and commercial aircraft of any size, from a small business jet to a Boeing 757.…


October 07, 2021

New Aircraft joined Chartright fleet

Chartright Air Group announced that the Global 5500 and Challenger 650 by Bombardier joined their fleet based at Toronto Pearson International Airport, YYZ. With over 30 years of Aircraft Management experience and fleet numbering more than 50 aircraft, Chartright Air Group acquired the International recognition, as a leading Canadian business…


July 02, 2020

Focusing on Options for our Customers

As private jet travel continues its gradual increase month-over-month, we’ve been spending time as a company evaluating and aiming to improve our service offering. We remain optimistic of improving market conditions and are planning the launch of two new programs in the fall that will help more travelers experience the…


March 20, 2020

Biz aviation extremely busy during the COVID-19 crisis

In a world like none we have seen before, the business aviation community has been a vital part of supporting commerce and healthcare in the new realities of COVID-19. As traditional airline options are diminishing, passengers can be stranded in various parts of the world. “Business aviation is being used…

FBO, Corporate

February 17, 2020

Chartright’s Fleet Continues to Grow

Chartright Air Group continues to add flexible aircraft charter options to its fleet with the arrival of the midsize jet C-GTRG, a Gulfstream G200. The latest addition to Chartright’s fleet of luxury private jets offers comfortable seating for up to 10 passengers. In-cabin amenities include a satellite phone, Air Show,…


January 27, 2020

A Little About Empty Legs

It’s hard to determine when the term empty leg was first used to describe a route or leg flown by a private jet aircraft without passengers. However, it’s likely to assume since private jet travel was born in the 1960s with the development and flight of the first Learjet, empty…


September 30, 2019

Chartright Air Group Launches Customs Sufferance Warehouse

Chartright Air Group, operating an FBO at the Regional of Waterloo International Airport (CYKF), is expanding its operation to include a Customs Sufferance Warehouse as part of its 50,000 sq-ft hangar facility as of August 2019. The CBSA approved facility will now be licensed for short-term storage of imported goods…


September 23, 2019

Chartright Air Group Acquires Additional Hangar Space in YYZ

Toronto, Ontario, September 23, 2019 – Chartright Air Group, one of Canada’s leading providers of private business jet services, has today completed the acquisition of assets of MX Aerospace and FSS Flight Solutions & Services Inc., respectively providers of aircraft maintenance and hangar at Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson Airport. This…


June 18, 2018

Chartright’s AME takes a historic flight on the Lancaster

Article and main image photo credit: Ben Forrest of Skies Magazine. Article posted June 18, 2018. Photo credit (below):  Erik Woods of Skies Magazine. As the late-morning sun heated the tarmac at Region of Waterloo International Airport on June 15, Phil Etheridge stood under the left wing of Avro Lancaster C-GVRA…


July 18, 2017

Chartright Awarded IS-BAO Stage III Certification

Chartright is proud to announce that it has been awarded with IBAC’s International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage III certificate. Stage III certification is the highest category possible and is achieved only when safety management has become fully engrained in the company’s culture and a positive safety culture has…


June 26, 2017

Saturns Drives Meet & Cruise Event at Chartright in Kitchener

Nothing screams “summer is here!” like an outdoor event with planes, exotic cars, and a food truck! On Sunday, June 11th, Chartright hosted the Saturns Drives Meet & Cruise event at our hangar at the Kitchener/Waterloo Airport (CYKF), and what a perfect, sunny day it was to host this event.…

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