Charter (disambiguation)

A charter is the grant of authority or rights. Charter may also refer to:

Brands and enterprisesEdit

  • Charter Arms (1964), an American manufacturer of revolvers
  • Charter Communications (1993), a large American cable television, Internet and phone company
  • Charter Company (1949–1999), a very large, defunct conglomerate that had more than 180 subsidiaries
  • Charter International (1889–2012), a large British engineering business, acquired by Colfax Corporation in 2012

Contracts, governing documents and official designationsEdit

Specific chartersEdit


  • Air charter, the renting of an entire plane, as opposed to just seats on a flight
  • Bareboat charter, a type of boat chartering whereby no crew or provisions are included
  • Yacht charter, the practice of renting a sailboat or motor yacht and travelling to various destinations
  • The renting of an entire train, as an excursion train, or a city bus or tram

Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit