BizCharters, Inc. (DuPage County, IL) is a new charter operator that provides public charter flights operated by FAA certified direct air carriers under the terms of DOT Public Charter Regulations. According to the carrier, “based in West Chicago, IL at the DuPage County Airport, BizCharter’s main objective is to serve the business traveler, providing convenient, healthy, stress-free and exceptional business class jet charter service eliminating all the hassles commonly found in airline travel.”
The BizCharters management team has analyzed US Department of Transportation (DOT) data to identify markets with high airline traffic and to serve those markets with public jet charter flights between DuPage Airport (DPA) in West Chicago, IL, Morristown, NJ (New York City area) and Washington DC (Dulles) area airports. The company also serves Midway Airport in Chicago.
Airlink (Johannesburg) suffered through another accident yesterday (December 7) at George (South Africa). Embraer ERJ 135 ZS-SJW (msn 145423) overran the wet runway on landing and crashed through the security fence ending up on a road. The regional jet was operating flight SA 8625. There were only minor injuries.
Copyright Photo: Robert Collazo. Ex-Chautauqua Airlines Embraer ERJ 135LR N839RP (msn 145724) passed through Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood on delivery in full SEAA colors.
SEAA-Serviços Executivos Aéreos de Angola (Luanda) has acquired two Embraer ERJ 135s and one ERJ 145 pre-owned regional jets from ECC Leasing Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Embraer. The African start-up scheduled carrier intends to initially operate the aircraft on domestic routes in Angola.
Chautauqua Airlines (Midwest Connect) (Indianapolis) has now painted its first 37-seat Embraer ERJ 135 (EMB-135LR) (N836RP, msn 145713) in full Midwest Connect colors. The company will operate both ERJ 135s and ERJ 145s for new sister airline Midwest Airlines, replacing the CRJ200s of SkyWest Airlines. N836RP went into service on July 7 between Milwaukee and both Indianapolis and Columbus, OH.