Fractional ownership provider Avantair on Nov. 2 continued to ground its fleet of nearly 60 Piaggio Avanti aircraft as it conducts thorough “nose-to-tail” inspections of each aircraft and comprehensively reviews records, maintenance documentation and operating procedures. The company was hoping to begin returning aircraft to service soon, but could not say whether it would be immediate. The grounding has affected some aircraft in the fleet for weeks, and Avantair voluntarily expanded the ...


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