Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

November 19, 2008 - 9:27am

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association brought together 22 representatives from the Dallas maintenance industry to plan next year’s March 6 and 7 PAMA Symposium.

August 5, 2008 - 11:10am

Dallas Airmotive senior manager of marketing Bill Barber, 61, retired last month after a decade with the engine maintenance company. Barber, who joined Dallas Airmotive in 1992, developed major marketing programs for the company, and managed Web site development and trade-show appearances.

July 8, 2008 - 10:58am

In a project that adds more than 45,000 sq ft to its Love Field facility, General Dynamics Aviation Services is expanding its Dallas Service Center by leasing a hangar from Signature Flight Support. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

February 8, 2008 - 8:46am

Dallas will be the site of the first AMT Society Aircraft Maintenance Show, scheduled to run from March 18 to 20. The event will be held in conjunction with the Aviation Industry Expo and will include an IA renewal program, skills competition, exhibition area, professional seminars, social events and more. The event kicks off with a golf outing, organized by Haggan Aviation, on March 17 at the Bear Creek Golf Club.

February 8, 2008 - 8:46am

Dallas will be the site of the first AMT Society Aircraft Maintenance Show, scheduled to run from March 18 to 20. The event will be held in conjunction with the Aviation Industry Expo and will include an IA renewal program, skills competition, exhibition area, professional seminars, social events and more. The event kicks off with a golf outing, organized by Haggan Aviation, on March 17 at the Bear Creek Golf Club.

December 19, 2007 - 6:48am

FirstAir, an FBO with two existing locations, is adding its third branch at Addison Airport serving Dallas. The company acquired an existing 24,000-sq-ft hangar that is being renovated and should open later this month. Envisioned as a full-service FBO, FirstAir at Addison will provide fueling and other line services.

December 6, 2007 - 9:41am

Beginning this month, Cutter Aviation will assume FBO operations from WingsPoint Aviation Services at McKinney Airport in McKinney, Texas. The facility is the seventh for the family-operated chain. Will Cutter, CEO, said, “This is a strategic move for Cutter that expands our FBO ‘footprint’ throughout the Southwest.”

August 24, 2007 - 6:45am

The Dallas-area chapter of the American Red Cross recognized Dallas Airmotive for its employee and corporate support by presenting its 2007 Humanitarian Award to the company. Dallas Airmotive president and CEO Hugh McElroy accepted the honor on behalf of the company during the chapter’s annual recognition ceremony.

December 8, 2006 - 7:00am

Sikorsky Aircraft plans to open a new engineering center in Fort Worth, Texas, next year to support the company’s growing U.S. government, commercial and aftermarket business. The 25,000-sq-ft facility at First Command Plaza will employ about 100 aerospace professionals drawn mostly from the Fort Worth-Dallas area. Job fairs are set to begin next month.

November 16, 2006 - 10:33am

Aftermarket supply chain specialist Aviall (Hall 4, Stand G19) is to double the size of its central warehouse facility and headquarters staff building in Dallas, Texas. The existing facilities, covering 325,000 sq ft, were opened in 2001. By next January a new 75,000-square foot building and an additional 250,000 sq ft of warehouse space should be complete.

 
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