Aviation International News December 2006

Dec 11, 2006 - 5:23 AM
JetDirect Aviation is planning a new national FBO chain, backed by Philadelphia private-equity firms CD Ventures and Argosy Capital.
Dec 11, 2006 - 5:18 AM
ExxonMobil’s Avitat FBO network has adopted Megadata’s Passur FBO software suite to help track and serve Avitat customers.
Dec 11, 2006 - 5:08 AM
The strategy for large FBO chains backed by big private equity funds is to buy FBOs in wealthy destination markets, either major metropolitan areas with lo
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:59 AM
IAM Jet Centre’s second Caribbean FBO, at Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, Jamaica, will open on December 15.
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:56 AM
The Million Air FBO franchise has reached 35 bases, with the addition of nine new facilities in the past 12 months, one of which, in Paris, is the chain’s
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:54 AM
Million Air Salt Lake City held a grand opening in mid-October of its newly remodeled FBO, which includes an 8,000-sq-ft addition featuring a spacious lobb
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:52 AM
Subscribers to Arinc Direct can plan fuel purchases using Arinc’s new “virtual fuel desk,” with fuel prices pre-negotiated by Arinc.
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:47 AM
In mid-October the doors opened at Dulles Jet Center, the third FBO at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:33 AM
Business aviation, long a bastion from the sometimes unfathomable airline security rules, is now facing similar regulations in some European Union countrie
Dec 11, 2006 - 4:27 AM
Clifford Development, a Toledo, Ohio start-up, has launched a program to re-engine Citation IIs with 3,000-pound-thrust Williams International FJ44-3 engin