Latest News

August 27, 2007, 10:20 AM

It might seem as if Universal Weather & Aviation doesn’t belong in a profile of FBO chains, but the aircraft handling and weather information company does own true FBOs. It also has a vast network of handlers and handling partners all over the world.

August 27, 2007, 10:07 AM

Davis Flight Support, which purchased the former Woodland Aviation FBO at Yolo County Airport in Woodland, Calif., has signed on as an Avfuel dealer. The FBO will honor Avfuel contract fuel program requests and supports Avfuel’s Avtrip incentive program.

August 27, 2007, 10:03 AM

The city of Livermore, Calif., is preparing to give up its exclusive fueling operation at Livermore Municipal Airport, having awarded a contract to Livermore Air Center to build a new FBO and hangars at the airport.

August 27, 2007, 9:53 AM

Growing East Coast FBO chain SheltAir Aviation ervices opened a new FBO–the chain’s fifth N.Y. facility–at Plattsburgh International Airport in New York on August 1. Formerly an Air Force base, the Plattsburgh Airport has an 11,750-foot runway and 240 acres of concrete ramp space.

August 27, 2007, 9:47 AM

The owners of Boise, Idaho-based Western Aircraft sold 100 percent of the company stock to investment group Berkley Aviation Investors. Western Aircraft has been under its current ownership since 1995, when Al Hilde bought the company from Morrison Knudsen. Hilde was the majority shareholder.

August 27, 2007, 9:30 AM

A new 50,500-sq-ft hangar complex opened at Cutter Aviation’s Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) FBO.

August 27, 2007, 8:41 AM

A spokesman for the North Carolina Department of Labor said the agency would need until at least the middle of next month to finish its investigation into the July 31 death of an American Eagle fleet service clerk at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU).

August 27, 2007, 5:42 AM

Fractional share operator Avantair opened its second FBO, in Camarillo, Calif., on August 6. The operator’s first FBO is in Clearwater, Fla.

August 27, 2007, 5:22 AM

Wisconsin’s New Richmond Regional Airport extended its runway by 1,500 feet–to 5,500 feet–in mid-June and added a new 18,000-sq-ft FBO terminal. The airport has space available for long-term leases in private and corporate hangars.

August 27, 2007, 5:16 AM

Pages

 
X