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October 5, 2006, 10:42 AM

If the provision is accepted by the House and the bill signed by the President, all aviation fuel will be taxed at the same rate as highway diesel fuel–24.4 cents per gallon.

October 5, 2006, 10:41 AM

The site allows users to search for information by five means: country name, country abbreviation, city name, airport name or airport code.

October 5, 2006, 10:40 AM

In an attempt to limit their insurable losses and reduce premiums, some FBOs continue to ask transient pilots to sign hold-harmless forms. Some go so far as to inform the pilot that they cannot perform the service unless pilots sign the form or that they must charge a higher price for services.

October 5, 2006, 10:39 AM

Arinc Direct Flight Support Services is a suite of Web-enabled capabilities, including flight planning, flight following, weather briefs, aircraft messaging and a 24/7 flight coordinator staff for customer assistance.

October 5, 2006, 10:38 AM

The object of the regulation is to set minimum insurance requirements for air carriers and aircraft operators regarding coverage for passengers, baggage, cargo and third parties. The rule applies to all operators flying into, out of, within or over the territory of a member state.

October 5, 2006, 10:34 AM

It used to be Signature’s busiest location– by far. The FBO at Ronald Reagan Washington National has seen on its ramp everyone from presidents, ex-presidents and captains of industry to weekend pilots with their families visiting the nation’s capital.

October 5, 2006, 10:22 AM

Skyservice and Imperial Oil Aviation have expanded their relationship at the Calgary International Airport, with Skyservice now designated an Esso Avitat dealer on the field. Established in Montreal in 1986, Skyservice adds Calgary as its third facility.

October 5, 2006, 10:20 AM

Ocean Air Aviation, in North Bend, Ore., began operations last month at its newly built 4,000-sq-ft executive terminal.

October 5, 2006, 10:16 AM

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has agreed to extend the hours of customs operations at Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Executive Airport (FXE) from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.

October 5, 2006, 10:14 AM

Daytona Beach International Airport, Fla. FBO Lynch Corporate Services plans to build a business aviation “gated community” called World Jet Village, first at Daytona Beach and then at other locations.