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January 19, 2007, 9:40 AM

The five major fractional operators fell short of AIR’s projected pilot hiring levels last year, according to statistics prepared by the Atlanta-based aviation employment consultant.

January 19, 2007, 9:37 AM

NetJets Europe pilots have yet to form their planned trade union and now there are signs that the movement to do so might be losing momentum as flight crews consider the revised pay and conditions offer the fractional ownership group made in early December.

January 19, 2007, 9:37 AM

Houston Executive Airport, a conversion of the former Air Rice Airport near Katy, Texas, on Houston’s west side, to a business aviation facility, is up and running.

January 19, 2007, 9:30 AM

Kissimmee Gateway Airport, which bills itself as the most reasonably priced and accessible Orlando, Fla.-area airport, has experienced strong growth in business aircraft traffic and fuel sales during the past year.

January 19, 2007, 9:28 AM

Federal agencies on January 8 issued a notice asking for the public’s help to decide if there is a need to continue to operate or invest in the loran-C radio navigation system beyond September 30. They gave the public only 30 days–until February 7–to submit comments.

January 19, 2007, 9:22 AM

Long-time business aviation leader Jim Christiansen might be feeling a little déjà vu after his appointment last month as president of NetJets Aviation in Columbus, Ohio. From 1990 to 1992 he was president of Executive Jet Aviation, as the company was known then.

January 19, 2007, 9:18 AM

At the FAA’s two-day New Technology Workshop last month, the focus was sharply on the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NGATS).

January 19, 2007, 6:40 AM

Our series on America’s best golf courses continues with a look at the three best classic courses in the north central U.S., as determined by Golfweek magazine’s handpicked panel of 385 course raters.

January 19, 2007, 4:30 AM

Many people, this writer included, will tell you that Mendocino–about 155 miles north of San Francisco–lies in the middle of California’s most beautiful stretch of coastline. (Many others rank it second only to the Big Sur and Point Lobos area south of Carmel.)

January 18, 2007, 11:07 AM

Magic happens during quiet late-June evenings on Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park. Ideally, the day has been sunny and warm, with little or no wind. That’s what the bugs like. And the trout like the bugs.