Charter (disambiguation)

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

Brands and enterprises[edit]

  • 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 and governing documents[edit]


  • 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

Other uses[edit]

  • Bitstream Charter, a serif typeface designed for Bitstream Inc. by Matthew Carter in 1987

See also[edit]