Dallas

June 9, 2008 - 7:40am

West Star Aviation is increasing capacity at its Dallas Love Field facility to keep
up with demand for Citation, Hawker, Beechjet, King Air, Falcon and Learjet maintenance and avionics service and installation. The company has expanded

May 22, 2008 - 6:10am

Air Culinaire, the Arlington, Va.-based business aviation caterer, announced the January 1 opening of a facility at Dallas Love Field. Air Culinaire COO Cliff Smith said the company will take over the food service operation currently handled by Signature Flight Support and will be providing catering throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

May 15, 2008 - 6:11am

To more closely reflect its primary customer base of business aviation, the city of Dallas is changing the name of Redbird Airport to Dallas Executive Airport, effective May 1. Business aircraft are now served by two FBOs–Dallas Air Services and Jet Center. A third FBO, to be operated by Cutter Aviation, is scheduled to open next month.

May 6, 2008 - 7:00am

Million Air Dallas at Addison Airport (ADS) has signed on as an Avfuel dealer. Jack Hopkins, president of Million Air Dallas, said the new affiliation would help the well-known and respected FBO maintain its level of service. Avfuel president Craig Sincock said, “Million Air Dallas has built an incredible business.

May 2, 2008 - 8:32am

BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul’s Dallas Airmotive has added Pratt
& Whitney Canada PW300 hot-section inspection service at its Love Field regional turbine center (RTC).

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 - 1:33pm

The Dallas Executive Airport (RBD) has been selected as the 2004 Reliever Airport of the Year by the Texas Department of Transportation. The award was presented at the 22nd annual Texas aviation conference held recently in the state capital, Austin. Dallas Executive, formerly known as Redbird, is a 1,000-acre facility about 10 miles (18 minutes’ drive time, according to MapQuest) south of downtown Dallas.

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 14, 2007 - 7:39am

Dallas Airmotive’s late-September announcement that it would be closing its Millville, N.J. facility caused something of a stir. Much of the concern focuses on the loss of more than 240 jobs, but some concern stems from the company’s long history.

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.”

 
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