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.
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.
The Epic Card is now accepted at thousands of FBOs globally that process through the U.S. Bank Multi Service Aviation Network.
Compliance inspections have found that some hangars are “routinely used” to store vehicles and large household items.
The goal is for government and industry to work together to have a new unleaded aviation fuel by 2018.
The deal will add some 73 new airports in the Nordic countries and Northern Europe to Air BP’s network.
Fuel represents as much as 70 percent of a business aircraft’s operating costs, and carefully planned fuel tankering can help lower these costs.