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Flights that occur in the private aviation sector that are one-off and unpublished. Pilots seeking air miles or pilots returning from a destination with an empty plane, or even to buy/sell an aircraft. This tag also includes travel on fractional shares, but does not include charter flights. Synonyms include “deadhead,” “positioning,” and “ferry”.

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Where to find ferry flights and empty leg flights?

Based on this question Avoiding crew fatigue on empty leg flights I learned that there are "empty leg" flights or "ferry flights". These seem a good option but I would like to know more about them. ...
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Avoiding crew fatigue on empty leg flights

An empty leg is a private jet flight where there are no passengers on-board. It's a one way return trip home for private jet charter or other luxury jets, similar to how rental cars must be driven ...
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