Once a month during the hot Texas summer, Business Jet Center’s Dallas
When Atlantic Aviation v-p Sue Sommers checked into her hotel in Cancun, Mexico, on vacation last year, she was greeted with a cold drink by a friendly, knowledgeable local concierge before she could even make it to the check-in counter. That planted the seed, and the idea has blossomed into Atlantic’s concierge program. Atlantic plans to have concierges greeting passengers and pilots at the four largest of its eight FBOs.
Jimsair, which has been a fixture at San Diego International Airport (SAN) for more than half a century, is currently undergoing a $5 million facility refurbishment. The three-story construction project, accentuated by its sweeping wing-like roofline, is expected to be completed by year-end–in time for January’s Super Bowl. More than 300 visiting corporate jets are expected to crowd Jimsair’s ramp for the big game.
While NBAA is drawing thousands of visitors to Atlanta, the city has a thriving culinary scene that befits its status as “the capitol of the south.” World-class restaurants offer an astounding variety of cuisines, sure to please any palate, from eclectic seafood houses, to classic wood-paneled shrines to slabs of beef, to cozy eateries serving up the finest southern-style food.