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September 26, 2007, 10:13 AM

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and NBAA will recognize aviation safety analyst Robert E. Breiling for his lifetime contributions to the industry, with an award and dinner tonight at the Omni Hotel here.

September 26, 2007, 10:12 AM

Bombardier released here its first-ever forecast for the business aviation market segments in which it competes, and the Canadian company’s crystal ball is about as rosy as anyone else’s.

September 26, 2007, 10:12 AM

Robert Sturgell, deputy FAA administrator since March 2003, has become acting FAA Administrator following the end of Marion Blakey’s five-year term on September 13.

September 26, 2007, 10:11 AM

Dassault is inching closer to the launch of its new super-midsize business jet, the latest in its Falcon line. Charles Edelstenne, Dassault chairman and CEO, confirmed in Paris last month that the company would unveil development details of the super-midsize next year.

September 26, 2007, 10:10 AM

In her final speech before the Washington Aero Club last month, former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey chided the airlines for causing most of their own delay problems with flight schedules that “are at times out of line with reality.”

September 26, 2007, 10:10 AM

Atlantic Aviation (Booth No. 439) provided a recap of its recent rapid growth, its service philosophy and its future plans at a press conference at NBAA’07 on Tuesday. Atlantic became the largest FBO chain in the U.S.

September 26, 2007, 10:07 AM

GFK Flight Support broke ground on new FBO facilities at Grand Forks Airport in North Dakota last month. The $4.5 million terminal includes a two-story building with sky-lit walls, hotel-class lobby and additional hangar space, bringing the total to 130,000 sq ft.

September 26, 2007, 10:07 AM

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based Aero Toy Store announced Tuesday the grand opening of a Las Vegas sales center, located at McCarran International Airport. The sales and completions company owns FBOs and sales centers in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Montreal, Canada.

September 26, 2007, 10:06 AM

Pilots flying to Berlin Schönefeld Airport in Germany can now enjoy U.S.-style FBO services at ExecuJet Europe’s Berlin FBO. ExecuJet recently began providing fuel on the general aviation ramp using its own leased fuel trucks and employees, thanks to a partnership with Shell.

September 26, 2007, 10:04 AM

As part of its strategy to increase its FBO holdings, fractional-share operator Avantair has set its sights on buying or building a second FBO, this one at Essex County Airport in Caldwell, N.J.

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