Boston92
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Airline Charter Questions

Sun Nov 26, 2006 12:53 pm

How many pax would you need in your party for a charter to be worth it (or, are charters ever worth it regardless of pax)?

What is "in the ballpark" for a 737 per hour?

Thanks in advance.
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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Sun Nov 26, 2006 1:44 pm

Quoting Boston92 (Thread starter):
or, are charters ever worth it regardless of pax)?

The reason for charters is the fact that you go where or reasonably close to where you want, WHEN you want. Also to skip hassle of airport BS. Charters are always about is it cheaper up front, it's usually about the big picture.
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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Sun Nov 26, 2006 7:35 pm

Errr... try 5500 USD per hr min 2 hrs per day add 1000 per overnight away... that's the rate for a F100 over here (see flag)... a 732 shouldn't be that far off...

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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:38 am

Quoting Boston92 (Thread starter):
How many pax would you need in your party for a charter to be worth it (or, are charters ever worth it regardless of pax)?

What is "in the ballpark" for a 737 per hour?

If you are serious, give ATA a call. We'll be happy to give you a quote and we have 737-800s based on the west coast.
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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:42 am

Quoting Boston92 (Thread starter):

I was told by a pilot,that an A320 on long term lease is about £2500 per hr,and approx £5000 an hr for short term lease.These are for UK
 
Boston92
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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:00 am

If you have a party of 150 for a two hour flight; lets say $4000 an hour; that is $55 per person. Sounds good to me.
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RE: Airline Charter Questions

Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:19 am

NCAA football teams here in the US almost all use charters for away games. It's just the best way to go for them. Especially if you have a 7:00 PM kick off. Figure you are done at about 10:00 PM. You would need a flight home at around midnight. When you are talking Pac 10 teams, there are very few flights between say PHX, or LAX and the Northwest. And for Oregon and Oregon State, flying out of EUG makes more sense. There is no mainline service out of EUG at all anymore.

What has me curious, is OSU's charter to HNL this next week...Anyone on the inside know what OSU is flying to the islands? Are they going to just hop ont he PDX-HNL flight on HA??
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