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May 30, 2007, 11:31 AM

Those flying to Cancun may soon get some relief from the near-constant congestion and lengthy delays. Mexican airport operator Asur said last month it was planning to build a new parallel runway at the resort town.

May 30, 2007, 11:23 AM

If two competing companies have their way, Cessna 550 owners will soon be able to take their jet farther and higher, all while paying less per mile to do it.

May 30, 2007, 10:42 AM

BBA Aviation, parent company of the Signature Flight Support FBO chain, has agreed to purchase Executive Beechcraft, which includes four FBOs, a charter/management operation, maintenance and avionics facilities and an aircraft sales division.

May 30, 2007, 10:25 AM

First-quarter delivery numbers released last month by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) show a healthy and continued growth trend in both the jet and turboprop sectors.

May 30, 2007, 10:13 AM
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Despite heavy lobbying by general aviation groups, a promising effort to have the concept of user fees for ATC services stricken from the Senate’s version of an FAA reauthorization bill failed narrowly in mid-May by a 12-11 vote.

May 29, 2007, 12:40 PM

The Department of Transportation Office of the Inspector General (IG) said in a report released last Thursday that runway incursions remain a persistent, serious problem, despite the FAA’s efforts to reduce their frequency.

May 29, 2007, 12:39 PM

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued a call to action last week related to maintenance issues for charter operators.

May 29, 2007, 12:34 PM

AOPA wrote a letter to the FAA last week saying that if a new policy outlined in Advisory Circular (AC) 90-100A is allowed to remain as it is currently written, more than 25,000 GPS users will not be able to use the unit as a substitute for DME or Rnav procedures.

May 29, 2007, 12:32 PM

U.S. Lawmakers Question NE Airspace Redesign The FAA is confident that the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia airspace redesign will reduce delays and allow the agency to meet system demands, but some U.S. lawmakers are questioning the redesign plans. Rep.

May 29, 2007, 12:28 PM

A Brazilian public prosecutor has recommended that a federal judge indict four air traffic controllers and the two American pilots involved in the midair collision between an Embraer Legacy operated by ExcelAire and a Boeing 737 operated by Gol over the Amazon jungle last September.

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