Airports, Heliports and FBOs
New developments at airports and heliports, including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers of FBOs; AIN’s Annual FBO Survey Reports; and news, issues and concerns regarding fuel cards, fuel prices and alternative fuels.
Bond Helicopters, which has used Blackpool as a base for offshore oil-and-gas flights, is looking for an alternative airfield.
Black Forest Ventures hopes to build a $20 million facility at Hobby–a 20,000-sq-ft terminal and two 38,000-sq-ft hangars.
New $1.6 million facility features a 3,700-sq-ft private air terminal, 7,000-sq-ft hangar and 171,000-sq-ft ramp.
He will oversee the development of a new Meridian FBO at Hayward (Calif.) Executive Airport and expand aircraft management business on the West Coast.
Bureau of Safety and Environment mulls including industry standards for design, construction and maintenance of helidecks in regulations.
Affected airports are closed to non-humanitarian aircraft traffic at least through the weekend.
Agency received more than 1,000 comments about its proposed policy regarding the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars.
Town could impose an Aspen-style slot system with curfews and raise landing fees, fuel prices and hangar rents.
Baumgartner brings expertise in FBO operations, procurement and mergers and acquisitions.
The company recently signed agreements with Gate V and Fame Executive Aviation, the previous MRO and FBO service providers at the field.