Signature Aviation Buys Vail Valley Jet Center FBO In Colorado
Signature Aviation has purchased Vail Valley Jet Center at Eagle County Regional Airport in Gypsum, Colorado. 
andy.savoie@av… Wed, 12/08/2021 - 21:02
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With PNT, GNSS Increasingly Contested, Safran Buying Orolia

By Michael Bruno Dec 06, 2021
Safran on Dec. 6 said it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire Orolia from majority shareholder Eurazeo alongside the company’s founders and management to expand its product line and local country footprints.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

Slip Sliding Away, Part 3

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Dec 06, 2021
Factor in engines ingesting slush and tire tread conditions, too, when dealing with wet runways.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Slip Sliding Away, Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Dec 03, 2021
How much runway do you need to in wet, slushy and snowy conditions? It might surprise you.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Slip Sliding Away, Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Dec 02, 2021
Takeoffs and landings on wintry runways require careful planning.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Siegfried Axtmann/FAI Aviation Group

By Angus Batey Nov 30, 2021
A conversation with the founder and chairman of FAI Aviation Group, the world’s leading air-ambulance service provider by flying hours.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers
Eagle Creek Aviation And Jet Access To Merge
Private-aviation services companies Jet Access and Eagle Creek Aviation plan to merge, a combination they said on Nov. 23 will create the 12th largest Part 135 charter operator in the U.S.
michael.stearn… Tue, 11/23/2021 - 23:11
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NetJets To Transfer Aircraft To Amber Aviation For Asian Ops

By Molly McMillin Nov 17, 2021
NetJets is one of three new investors in Amber Aviation, based in Shenzhen, China, and plans to transfer up to 20 of its jets over the next two years to Amber for operation in mainland China and Southeast Asia.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

FBOs Atlantic Aviation, Ross Aviation To Merge

By Bill Carey Nov 16, 2021
Fixed-based operators (FBO) Atlantic Aviation and Ross Aviation on Nov. 16 announced an agreement to combine operations, creating a network of 88…
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Global 7500s Powering VistaJet To Record Hours

By Angus Batey Nov 11, 2021
So far, the four Bombardier 7500s VistaJet has received are on target to fly 1,400 hr. per year each.
Aircraft & Propulsion

United Launch Alliance Explores Wichita Suppliers For Space Efforts

By Molly McMillin Nov 10, 2021
In a search to add suppliers to help it build rockets, United Launch Alliance visited Wichita aerospace suppliers Nov. 10, accompanied by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas).
Commercial Space

Gulfstream To Open Arizona Service Center

By Molly McMillin Nov 09, 2021
Gulfstream plans to construct a new $70 million, 225,000-sq.-ft. service center at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, its first facility in Arizona.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

FAA Authorizes Continued Remote Tower Operations

By Bill Carey Nov 08, 2021
The FAA has authorized continued use of the remote air traffic control tower at Leesburg Executive Airport in Virginia, supplier Saab announced Nov. 8.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Avantus Aerospace To Focus On Fasteners, Sells Composite Lines

By Michael Bruno Oct 27, 2021
Avantus Aerospace has sold off its remaining composite business lines to other private equity investors and to Latécoère so it can focus on fasteners and C-class parts for the metal-friendly narrowbody production ramp-up.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Propeller Airports Acquires FBO At Paine Field

By Bill Carey Oct 21, 2021
Airport development and management company Propeller Airports has acquired the Castle & Cooke fixed-based operation at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Modern Aviation To Acquire Five Sheltair New York FBOs

By Molly McMillin Oct 19, 2021
Modern Aviation, based in New York, has signed an agreement to acquire five Sheltair Aviation fixed base operations in New York, subject to government approval.  The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Modern Aviation is backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a private equity fund.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Collins Unveils ‘Izon’ Services Platform

By Bill Carey Oct 07, 2021
Collins Aerospace on Oct. 7 announced a new “Izon” information technology platform that will integrate various flight planning and other services available to business aviation operators into one mobile-capable interface.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Oxford Airport Eyeing Solar Plant Amid Soaring Activity Levels

By Angus Batey Oct 06, 2021
The business aviation bounce back following the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns is affecting all parts of the sector, but the increasing levels of business are having outsize impacts in certain places.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Checklist: NBAA 2021 Revised Air Traffic Procedures

BCA Staff Sep 29, 2021
The FAA has released a Notice to Airmen with revised air traffic procedures for aircraft operating in the vicinity of Las Vegas during the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Oct. 12-14, 2021.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Checklist: Jet Cards—The Devil’s in the Details

Rob Mark Sep 27, 2021
Not all jet cards are created equal. Here's what you should consider before buying. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Dassault Aviation’s New France Facility Now Open

By Molly McMillin Sep 21, 2021
Dassault Aviation has opened a new 28,000-sq.-ft. facility at its plant in Bordeaux-Merignac, France, dedicated to the design and development of its civil and defense business and after-sales support teams.
Supply Chain

Fixed Prices And Forestry: Instajet Promises To Reinvent Booking Apps

By Angus Batey Sep 15, 2021
A new app-based service has been launched in the UK in an attempt to tackle a long-standing problem in private air charter.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

4AIR Launches Sustainable Fuels Interactive Map

By Bill Carey Sep 15, 2021
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

August North American Bizav Activity Second Busiest Ever

By Molly McMillin Sep 13, 2021
Business aviation flights in North America were flat in August compared to July, but higher than August 2020 and up 10% from August 2019.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Flight Planning And Booking Software

BCA Staff Sep 12, 2021
Recent software and mobile app launches have made flight planning, tracking, scheduling and booking easier and more accessible.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers