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February 2, 2007, 9:52 AM

Last November the Hawaiian Department of Agriculture ruled it would no longer clear incoming aircraft on the Island of Lanai. Arriving aircraft would have to stop at another airport to clear with the department before proceeding to the island.

February 2, 2007, 9:51 AM

On the first Saturday in February, despite record warmth, only two bicyclists and a Chicago police car took to the sloshy paths at what used to be Meigs Field. The former GA airport has been reincarnated as Northerly Island, a wildlife grounds.

February 2, 2007, 9:49 AM

NetJets Europe (NJE) sold shares in 18 complete aircraft last year, representing an 80-percent increase in sales over 2003. By the end of last year the European fractional ownership program’s fleet consisted of 58 aircraft.

February 2, 2007, 9:48 AM

Sino Swearingen insists that the 2,500-nm-range SJ30-2 will be certified in the third quarter of this year, despite numerous program delays and the crash of S/N 002 in April 2003 (see page 1).

February 2, 2007, 9:47 AM

For the fourth straight year, Duncan Aviation was named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine. The Lincoln, Neb.-based aircraft service company employs nearly 2,000 people based at 40 locations.

February 2, 2007, 9:46 AM

Bill Stine, director of international operations at NBAA, may not have done it all, but he has done a lot–from flying corporate airplanes to crop-dusting.

February 2, 2007, 9:45 AM

The runway at Somerset-Pulaski County Airport (SME), Ky., has been extended by 400 feet to 6,000 feet and a new localizer approach has been added.

February 2, 2007, 9:44 AM

The FAA and the state of Connecticut were willing to pay 97 percent of the $4.5 million price tag to have trees removed from around Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR), but Danbury politicians were unwilling to come up with the remaining $110,000.

February 2, 2007, 9:40 AM

Does a recovering economy and the rising stock market offer any assurance that your flight department will survive in 2004? Don’t count on it.

February 2, 2007, 9:37 AM

CharterX of Newtown, Pa., continues to reflect steady growth in air charter and recently added 10 new charter companies to its marketplace for collection and distribution of charter aircraft information for the charter professional.

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