Columbus, Ohio

August 7, 2014 - 1:10am

Port Columbus International Airport is slated to receive a new $1 million U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility dedicated for general aviation. The 2,740-sq-ft facility will be funded by Lane Aviation, one of two FBOs at the airport, which is also the home base for NetJets. Lane expects to break ground on the building this month, according to company president Brad Primm, who expects it to be completed by year-end. Currently international arrivals at the airport must first stop at the Port Columbus terminal before heading to one of the FBOs.

March 4, 2014 - 1:45am

Several completion and refurbishment centers are preparing infrastructure enhancements and consolidation to meet shifting demand for services. Spirit Aeronautics of Columbus, Ohio, is adding a 17,860-sq-ft hangar to its Port Columbus International Airport campus to support the expansion of its refurbishment services.

May 6, 2013 - 2:55am

The Columbus, Ohio police temporarily grounded its MD500 fleet and hired an independent maintenance company to inspect the helicopters in April after discovering “gaps” in maintenance records.

February 22, 2012 - 12:35pm

Air Services, a division of Constant Aviation specializing in commercial aircraft maintenance and headquartered at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, opened a satellite accessory and composite facility in Columbus, Ohio. Stephen Maiden, Air Services president, said the satellite facility is dedicated to a single customer, which he declined to identify.

June 29, 2011 - 6:55am

With sister company NetJets due to receive Bombardier Global 5000s and 6000s, FlightSafety International is adding flight training for the types at its Columbus, Ohio learning center. FSI is currently designing a level-D simulator, as well as other advanced training equipment and courseware, for the two Bombardier Global Vision-equipped business jets.

November 4, 2010 - 11:51am

This morning, Columbus, Ohio-based NetJets announced it acquired jet card provider Marquis Jet Partners. Marquis Jet was started in 2001 by Kenny Dichter, offering 25-hour jet cards essentially equivalent to a 32nd share of a NetJets airplane. Jet card buyers purchase a “pre-paid sub-lease of a specific aircraft,” according to Marquis, which owns 65 airplanes in the NetJets fleet.

July 7, 2010 - 3:30am

NetJets has begun an operational consolidation plan for two of its North American fractional aircraft subsidiaries– NetJets Aviation (NJA) and NetJets International (NJI). Columbus, Ohio-based NJA flies everything but the large-cabin Gulfstream fleet; NJI, based in Okatie, S.C., operates the fractional Gulfstream fleet, with the exception of the super-midsize G200.

June 28, 2010 - 12:04pm

NetJets has begun an operational consolidation plan for two of its North American fractional aircraft subsidiaries–NetJets Aviation (NJA) and NetJets International (NJI). Columbus, Ohio-based NJA flies everything but the large-cabin Gulfstream fleet; NJI, based in Okatie, S.C., operates the fractional Gulfstream fleet, with the exception of the super-midsize G200.

June 22, 2010 - 12:07pm

NetJets has shelved plans for a $200 million operations and training campus in Columbus, Ohio, and is instead going forward with a more modest $21 million expansion to its existing complex at Port Columbus Regional Airport. It will build a new 140,000-sq-ft facility that will be connected to NetJets’ existing Bridgeway Avenue facility to help implement plans to consolidate its headquarters and operations in Columbus.

June 3, 2010 - 12:45pm

NetJets yesterday announced the start of an operational consolidation plan for two of the company’s North American fractional aircraft subsidiaries–NetJets Aviation (NJA) and NetJets International (NJI). Columbus, Ohio-based NJA flies everything but the Gulfstream fleet; NJI, based in Okatie, S.C., operates the fractional Gulfstream fleet.

 
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