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October 9, 2006, 4:28 AM

Private jet travelers have a new option this summer to sample jet card membership without the typical 25-hour annual commitment. The Bombardier Skyjet Demo Card is being offered as a special promotion through the end of August.

October 9, 2006, 4:26 AM

A proposed AD would require the installation of de-icing boots on the landing-gear struts and cargo pods, as well as  other changes to deicing equipment and procedures, on nearly 750 U.S.-registered Cessna 208 Caravans.

October 9, 2006, 4:24 AM

According to a DOT report last month on significant rulemakings, the FAA is not expected to complete until January its work on a November 2003 proposal to require all air-tour operators to be certified under either Part 135 or 121.

October 9, 2006, 4:23 AM

Forecast International predicts that nearly 10,900 business jets worth $141 billion will be manufactured between this year and 2014. “Between 2005 and 2014, Cessna, Bombardier and Eclipse Aviation will lead the market in unit production,” said Raymond Jaworowski, the Newtown, Conn.

October 9, 2006, 4:22 AM

Cingular, the largest wireless service provider in the U.S., has asked the FAA to maintain its ban on cellphone use aboard aircraft in flight.

October 9, 2006, 4:21 AM

Proposed noise mitigation measures under study by the Los Angeles World Airport Authority do not contain an outright ban on Stage 2 jets at Van Nuys Airport.

October 6, 2006, 7:57 AM
October 6, 2006, 7:46 AM

“We’re still Mercury…for now,” is the way a customer service representative at one of the chain’s 16 FBOs responded to a question about the ongoing melding of Mercury Air Centers and Cor-porate Wings.

October 6, 2006, 7:43 AM

Both sides claimed a measure of victory in the June 3 U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, but the Naples (Fla.) Airport Authority (NAA) is crowing much louder than representatives of general aviation.

October 5, 2006, 2:19 PM

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” This is the Special Olympics athletes’ oath, and Citation owners and operators can help give them a chance to make the attempt.