Airline Charter Solutions
Smart travel alternatives for airlines
Flex Air Charters works with a number of airlines on a global scale to deliver aircraft leasing and airline charter solutions to alleviate the possibility of airline operations experiencing a delay for any reason. This is the result of being affiliated with an expansive network of charter operators and the capability of travel coordinators to source appropriate aircraft.
No matter the contract, be it in the facilitation of a long-term lease agreement, to resolve brief term based requirements, to the chartering of aircraft to convey various sized time-sensitive cargo or if an airline is simply invested in launching new routes, we are the resource airlines look to, to keep their business running according to plan.
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Airline Charter Solutions Glossary of Key Terms
Do you need help to understand the logistics of a particular type airline charter or leasing option? Read on to see the definitions of some key terms regarding airline charter resolutions and services.
The leasing of an aircraft occurs when an airline or operator is in need of the use of one or more aircraft. Although there are numerous reasons that could inspire entering into a lease agreement, the two most predominant are for the purpose of operations without the financial burden of purchasing new aircraft or to provide temporary increases in capacity.
In the simplest of terms, a dry lease occurs when the lessor or financing entity provides an aircraft for ease sans inflight crew, ground crew, etc.
An initialism for Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance. ACMI are a type of lease agreement generally used in the case of a wet lease. An ACMI lease allots for the usage of the aircraft, the crew, maintenance and insurance pertaining to the aircraft to be included in the terms of the lease.
A wet lease is an arrangement in which an airline (the lessor) provides an aircraft, complete crew, maintenance, and insurances to another airline or business acting as a broker of air travel (lessee), which pays in increments of hours operated.
Stands for Aircraft on Ground. AOG is a term used in aviation that delineates a maintenance problem is indicated to impair the aircrafts’ ability and keep if from flying.
Time-sensitive cargo are goods or items that are treated as critical given the parameter requisite of their arrival to their final destination as soon as possible. Airlines often lease aircraft to deliver time sensitive replacement parts to repair downed aircraft they own.
An initialism that indicates Onboard Courier. Onboard Couriers provide quick, secure and trackable supervised delivery of sensitive, valuable or time-critical consignments from the moment of collection and onto their final destination. An airline may make use of an OBC on their leased aircraft should they need documentation hand carried to a business or corporation. An OBC ensures the document or consignment exchange takes place.
Time Critical Consignment:
Goods or items sold as ‘consignments’ are often seasonal, perishable or previously owned. Time critical would indicate that the cargo or ‘consignment’ as it were would be expected to be delivered as soon as possible per the airline's specification.
We crafted this listing to deliver some understanding of terms you may see or hear often while engaged in airline charter services.