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November 21, 2006, 10:42 AM

There is still a short time remaining to alert Congress about what NBAA calls “harmful” tax proposals in pending federal legislation.

November 21, 2006, 10:38 AM

To lift what NBAA and the National Air Transportation Association call “confusing” and “burdensome” requirements from FBOs and fuel companies, Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) introduced the Aviation Fuel Tax Simplification Act.

November 21, 2006, 10:24 AM

An increase in the number and severity of runway incursions at three major airports has promoted an audit by the DOT inspector general (IG).

November 21, 2006, 10:23 AM

Operators using the new Rnav SID procedures at Dallas/Fort Worth and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airports can expect a visit from their principal operations inspectors (POIs).

November 21, 2006, 10:18 AM

Executive Airlines of Barcelona, Spain, is the first company to join Skylliance, a new membership program for charter operators in Europe introduced by Swiss-based Jet Aviation. Executive Airlines will operate a CitationJet, Citation Bravo, Learjet 45 and Falcon 900 in the program.

November 21, 2006, 10:17 AM

Excel-Jet’s four-seat, single-engine very light jet, the Sport-Jet, flew for the first time this past weekend from Colorado Springs Airport. According to company president and founder Bob Bornhofen, as of yesterday the Sport-Jet had logged nearly four hours.

November 21, 2006, 10:15 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace president Bryan Moss has dismissed the company’s long-discussed “Quiet Supersonic Jet” (QSJ). At a press conference at EBACE earlier this month, he asked, “Will Gulfstream build a supersonic business jet?

November 21, 2006, 10:13 AM

An NTSB preliminary report posted yesterday provides details on a May 4 incident involving a Hawker 800A that went of control and lost more than 10,000 feet before recovering.

November 21, 2006, 10:11 AM

The FAA has been working for years to revise Part 121 and 135 flight time, duty and rest rules, but it’s still not close to issuing new proposals or final rules. Meanwhile, confusion persists over interpretation of certain aspects of the rules that pertain to Part 135 on-demand operations.

November 21, 2006, 6:24 AM

If Berkshire Hathaway’s first-quarter results are any indication, its NetJets subsidiary will record a profit this year, which would be a reversal from $80 million in losses incurred by the fractional aircraft provider last year.