Air Charter Expo Hears: Demand Raising Supply Challenges

By Angus Batey Sep 28, 2022
Success brings myriad challenges, several passenger charter executives tell attendees at the Air Charter Expo conference at Biggin Hill Airport.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Pilatus Acquires Skytech As It Grows U.S. Market

By Molly McMillin Sep 27, 2022
Swiss-based Pilatus Aircraft has acquired Skytech, a U.S. service provider, aircraft vendor and long-term Pilatus business partner in the sales and service of Pilatus aircraft. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Honeywell Earns STC For Aspire 400 On Bombardier Global Aircraft

By Matthew Orloff Sep 26, 2022
Honeywell has received approval on a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA for the installation of its Aspire 400 Satellite Communications System on Bombardier Global Express platforms. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

FAA Releases Interim Vertiport Design Guidance

By Bill Carey Sep 26, 2022
The FAA has released vertiport design standards to support the introduction of new advanced air mobility aircraft into the U.S. airspace system.
Airports & Routes

Doncaster Sheffield Airport To Close; Owners To Refuse Funding Offers

By Tony Osborne Sep 26, 2022
The airport is due to begin winding down operations starting Oct. 31. 
Airports & Routes

Emissions Reduction Efforts Spur UK’s Airspace Modernization Effort

By Angus Batey Sep 24, 2022
Most of the attention being paid to aviation’s attempts at reducing its carbon footprint focuses on airplanes, engines and fuels.
Advanced Air Mobility

Contour Airlines Wins U.S. Subsidies For Regional Routes

By Aaron Karp Sep 22, 2022
The routes will feed traffic into hubs operated by American Airlines, which Contour interlines with.
Airports & Routes

Cirrus To Develop Duluth Innovation Center As It Grows

By Molly McMillin Sep 19, 2022
Cirrus Aircraft plans to develop a $15 million Innovation Center to house more than 300 engineers, scientists and technicians in former Northwest Airlines Corp. facility at Duluth International Airport, Minnesota.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

September Jet-A Prices Decline From Prior Month

Sep 14, 2022
The September national average for a gallon of Jet-A totaled $7.57, down 4 cents from August figures but up $2.02 per gallon compared to a year ago.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Fast 5: Air Charter Association CEO On Demand, Illegal Charters, More

By Molly McMillin Sep 12, 2022
Glenn Hogben joined The Air Charter Association in 2008 and was elected to the board of directors in 2017. He was elected deputy chair in 2020 before…
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

ExecuJet MRO To Expand Capability In Malaysia As Demand Picks Up

By Chen Chuanren Sep 09, 2022
The company is building an extension to its facility at Subang Airport as it reaches capacity from growing business aviation activities in the region.
MRO

WSU To Receive $51M To Boost ‘Smart Manufacturing’ In South Kansas

By Molly McMillin Sep 04, 2022
The funding was awarded by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration.
Maintenance & Training

AvFuel Declares Support For GAMI Unleaded Avgas

By Bill Carey Sep 04, 2022
A subsidiary of the independent fuel supplier will collaborate on logistics and distribution of G100UL. First bulk customer named.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Sheltair Completes Divestiture Of Five New York FBO Bases

By Bill Carey Sep 01, 2022
Sheltair Aviation said Sept. 1 it has closed the sales of the last two of its five New York FBO bases to Modern Aviation.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Sounding Board: Five Min. With Glenn Hogben, The Air Charter Association CEO

Sep 01, 2022
Glenn Hogden joined The Air Charter Association in 2008 and became CEO in 2021.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Hurricane-Damaged Execujet Flight Services Reopens

By Matthew Orloff Sep 01, 2022
It’s quite the comeback story for Execujet Flight Services on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Rise Aviation Opens New Terminal At Texas Airport

By Bill Carey Aug 31, 2022
FBO Rise Aviation last month started operating out of a new terminal at North Texas Regional Airport in Denison, north of Dallas.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Gama FBO Offers Security Screening At Glasgow

By Bill Carey Aug 30, 2022
Gama Aviation said it will be the first Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) at Glasgow International Airport (EDI) to offer on-site security screening beginning in September.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Wichita’s Manufacturing Transformation

By Molly McMillin Aug 24, 2022
Aviation employment is down nearly 50% since 2020, but manufacturing output is higher.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Farnborough Airport Breaks Ground On New Hangar

By Angus Batey Aug 22, 2022
A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place at Farnborough Airport as work begins on the facility’s new 175,000 ft.²  hangar, known as Domus III.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Marketplace: Fuel Cards Ease Bizav Transactions

By Paul Seidenman Aug 16, 2022
Leading fuel cards include non-fuel purchases, detailed records and global acceptance. Some popular fuel card products are described below. Avfuel,…
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

August Jet-A Fuel Prices

Aug 10, 2022
The average cost of a gallon of Jet-A fuel in the U.S. in August totaled $7.61, down 47 cents compared to July figures.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Atlantic Aviation Opens New U.S. Customs Gateway

By Bill Carey Aug 09, 2022
FBO operator Atlantic Aviation has opened a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) gateway at its FBO location at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Connecticut.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Clay Lacy Aviation Breaks Ground On New FBO Facility

By Bill Carey Aug 09, 2022
Clay Lacy Aviation broke ground in July on a new FBO and maintenance facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut, a project that represents a $20 million expansion of its current presence at the airport.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Construction To Start In August On Third Farnborough Hangar

By Angus Batey Aug 05, 2022
Farnborough Airport has appointed architectural practice Gebler Tooth and civil engineer McLaughlin & Harvey to design and build its new, third hangar, with construction due to start this month. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers