Financing a Jet for Charter Ops: What to Expect

Nel Stubbs and Chris Miller had the chance to sit down last week with AvBuyer to discuss cost and financing implications of putting an aircraft on a Part 135 certificate.

“While it provides an opportunity to share in the revenue from third-party charter flights, there are additional expenses to consider, including management fees, pilot training, and the cost of gaining the certificate. Increasing hours and cycles on the aircraft could lead to certain maintenance events needing to occur sooner, and depending on the number of third-party charter flights, the aircraft may be unavailable to the owner.”

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