Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

August 24, 2016, 12:03 PM

City Council Votes To Close Santa Monica Airport

The resolution, passed unanimously at the city council meeting August 23, calls for closing the airport and eliminating its two FBOs.

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Embraer Sorocaba service center
Aug 1, 2016 - 6:00 AM
Embraer leads for jets, Mitsubishi remains in top turboprop spot
Jul 29, 2016 - 10:52 AM
Company says it will cut shipments in line with an expected 8 percent decline industrywide
Piaggio Avanti EVO
Jul 29, 2016 - 10:51 AM
Major changes lie ahead for the Italian airframer as it indroduced a new industrial plan.
Jul 28, 2016 - 11:53 AM
Bizjet operators flying in for Olympics are being urged to arrange itineraries to undergo additional security checks outside host city Rio and São Paulo.
Jul 28, 2016 - 11:04 AM
Aircraft are being updated with recovered taupe and coal leather seats, refinished cabin panels, leather cabin drink rails and other “luxury options."
Jul 28, 2016 - 10:44 AM
The City Council agreed to consider a resolution during the Aug. 23 meeting that outlines its plans to close the airport.
VistaJet Global 6000
Jul 27, 2016 - 2:38 PM
This accomplishment comes on the heels of a 23-percent rise in global flight traffic in the first half.
Jul 27, 2016 - 11:59 AM
The Phenom 100 is getting new avionics and modified engines.
Jul 27, 2016 - 11:11 AM
NetJets introduced new incentives with price breaks on longer flights for Challenger 350 and Global customers.
Gulfstream fleet
Jul 27, 2016 - 10:29 AM
But prospects are still good and the continued solid U.S. economy and quick stock market recovery calmed nerves of potential buyers.