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April 18, 2007, 5:11 AM

The FAA has hit Platinum Jet with civil penalties totaling more than $1.86 million for violations involving 49 passenger-carrying flights.

April 17, 2007, 12:25 PM

The Stephens Group, parent company of Little Rock-based investment banker Stephens, Inc., is considering getting into the aviation business and Omni Air of Little Rock might be the opening move.

April 17, 2007, 12:21 PM

Last summer Jet Aviation moved its international headquarters from West Palm Beach, Fla., back to its original Basel, Switzerland base and relocated its marketing division to Teterboro Airport, N.J.

April 17, 2007, 12:00 PM

NetJets Europe expects to move into its new Lisbon, Portugal headquarters in December.

April 17, 2007, 11:52 AM

NBAA has welcomed news that a new landing-fee structure at Santa Monica Municipal Airport, Calif., was approved by city officials.

April 17, 2007, 11:51 AM

Rules that will enable some general aviation operators to resume operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) were released last Friday and will go into effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, likely sometime this week.

April 17, 2007, 11:42 AM

Business Aviation handling group Feras, perhaps best known for its support services network in eastern and central Europe and the CIS, continues to expand in a westerly direction. It is extending its central European base and expects to open seven new bases in Germany over the next 12 months.

April 17, 2007, 11:39 AM

Pilots for the legacy carriers are still narrowly backing the FAA’s mandatory age 60 retirement rule for Part 121 airline pilots, but most pilots flying for the low-cost carriers advocate removing, or at least modifying, the rule.

April 17, 2007, 11:37 AM

Operation Safe Pilot, an 18-month federal probe into “the misuse of Social Security numbers by pilots,” ended last month with the indictment of 40 pilots–some with commercial or ATP certificates–on fraud charges.

April 17, 2007, 11:35 AM

Jeppesen has assembled a team of engineers to look into complaints by users that the company’s latest electronic charting software, JeppView FlightDeck 3.0, can cause electronic flight bag (EFB) computers to crash without warning.

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