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February 5, 2007, 4:40 AM

The Farnborough Air Show is to retain its seven-day format, but it will now consist of just three full trade days along with a new “industry day” and an “exhibitor family day,” in addition to the traditional two public days.

February 5, 2007, 4:32 AM

Taking a quasi-Southwest Airlines approach, Cleveland-based fractional provider Flight Options last month announced a “go-forward” plan to rationalize its fleet over the next three to five years with the goal of simplifying operations, increasing fleet reliability and reducing overall costs.

February 2, 2007, 10:37 AM

Yankee Pacific, created four years ago to “invest in aviation-related businesses and provide business development services to an aviation company client base,” recently expanded its mid-America presence by buying the Tulsa, Okla.-based Lufthansa Technik Completion Engineering (LTCE) assets of its

February 2, 2007, 10:26 AM

On October 29, more than four out of every five of the unionized pilots at fractional provider NetJets voted to reject a tentative agreement (TA) reached in late August (see AIN November, page 4), sending a strong message to their now former master executive council (MEC) members, the Inte

February 2, 2007, 10:25 AM

It will likely surprise AIN readers to learn that Eclipse Aviation has changed its plans for initial and recurrent pilot training by forming an alliance with United Airlines.

February 2, 2007, 10:12 AM
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If the days of the family-owned and -operated FBO are a thing of the past, somebody forgot to tell Bill Christiansen and his sons, Bryan and Ken. On any given day, all three can be found hard at work at Christiansen Jet Center, a successful FBO at Richard L.

February 2, 2007, 10:10 AM

In a business world where a niche market may be the key to success, PlaneSense has apparently found both niche and success, operating a fractional ownership fleet composed solely of PC-12 turboprop singles and serving the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.

February 2, 2007, 10:08 AM

Runway 16L/34R (5,700- by 100 feet) has been returned to limited service at Manassas Regional Airport (HEF) in Virginia. Some additional construction work remains to be completed, so there may be 15-minute periods of prior permission required (PPR) operation.

February 2, 2007, 10:07 AM

Contrary to FAA-recommended national standards, a housing contractor was successful in changing zoning regulations in Oxford, Conn., and will be allowed to build within Waterbury-Oxford Airport’s 65-decibel noise contour.

February 2, 2007, 10:07 AM

Ask any flight department manager his top operational priority and the number-one answer is running a safe operation. But today, we still face a dilemma that’s been with us for decades. Dr.

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