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August 1, 2007, 10:16 AM

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommends that airport and FBO operators read its new guidance document, “Enhanced Fuel Farm/Fuel Storage Facility Security Measures and Fuel Vehicle Access Procedures.” The two-page document is available on the National Air Transportation Associa

August 1, 2007, 10:14 AM

Plymouth Airport in Massachusetts has never had a true FBO, but recent runway expansions, the new ILS serving 4,300-foot Runway 6 and the airport’s willingness to encourage hangar building have led to increasing amounts of business jet traffic.

August 1, 2007, 10:13 AM

When 23-year-old Barrington Irving needed flight handling and fuel sourcing for his 26,800-mile flight around the world, Universal Weather & Aviation chairman Greg Evans offered to donate his company’s services.

August 1, 2007, 10:11 AM

Premier Air president Ash Vij and vice president Rita Vij are building a new Million Air FBO franchise at Tucson International Airport. The FBO will be the first Million Air facility in Arizona.

August 1, 2007, 10:09 AM

Airport information resource Globalair.com’s Version 2.0 release includes new features, such as weather information, new search capabilities and fresher, more accurate fuel pricing. The fuel pricing system requires that FBOs or their verified representatives update prices.

August 1, 2007, 10:07 AM

On July 12 Irving Aviation celebrated the grand reopening of its Gander, Newfoundland FBO, a 5,000-sq-ft facility built to replace the original FBO terminal.

August 1, 2007, 10:06 AM

A proposal to require California’s Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) to measure jet taxi and idle times during a one-year period is dead, according to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA).

August 1, 2007, 10:00 AM

On July 18, FBO developer Air 51 broke ground on a new FBO at Lexington, Kentucky’s Blue Grass Airport. Lexington currently has only one FBO, a Tac Air facility. Air 51 intends its Lexington FBO to be the first in a chain of facilities, according to a spokeswoman.

August 1, 2007, 9:59 AM

Geneva AirPark, a private hangar/ office development at Switzerland’s Geneva International Airport, received official building approval, according to developer Charles Aufranc, and construction will begin following ground preparation later this year.

August 1, 2007, 9:54 AM

Operators of aircraft flying across the Atlantic to destinations in the American West and Midwest are wasting time and money by making technical stops at popular transit points in the northeastern U.S., according to Duluth, Minn. FBO Monaco Air.

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