Between 30 and 35 people turned out for an educational session on illegal charter operations hosted by the National Air Transportation Association and “Business Aviation Advisor,” an online and print publication at Van Nuys Airport on Aug. 24.

The attendees were in person at Aeroplex Group Partners at the airport and online for the session conducted by Ryan Waguespack, senior vice president with the association and attorneys David Norton and David Hernandez.

In an interview after the session, Waguespack said this year reports about illegal charter operations to a special hotline set up by the Federal Aviation Administration show a 40 percent increase.


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