ExcelAire

May 3, 2012 - 5:10pm

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services opened an FBO at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y, today. The facility is co-located with aircraft charter, management and maintenance firm ExcelAire. In conjunction with the opening, Hawthorne also announced plans to add up to 32,000 sq ft of hangar and office space to the FBO, allowing it to accommodate bizliners. The FBO is also a qualified gateway to Washington Reagan National Airport.

January 26, 2012 - 3:20pm

Charleston, S.C.-based Hawthorne Global Aviation Services acquired FBO and aircraft charter and management company ExcelAire at MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.“We are delighted to be teaming up with ExcelAire as we focus on building our fixed-based operations network,” said Hawthorne president and CEO Steven Levesque. “This acquisition highlights our continued FBO focus with expansion into aircraft charter, management and maintenance.” The value of the deal was not disclosed.

October 11, 2011 - 1:30am

Bohemia, N.Y.-based Corporate Service Supply & Manufacturing (CSSM) is celebrating its 35th anniversary as a helicopter and fixed-wing accessory and component repair facility at NBAA with a drawing for a new Apple iPad. CEO Gene Portela invites visitors to stop by Booth No. N2012 to enter the drawing and to learn about new strategies implemented by the company.

June 1, 2011 - 5:00am

In an astonishing verdict, Brazilian federal judge Murilo Mendes on on May 19 found the air traffic controller most involved in the September 2006 Amazon midair between a Gol Airlines Boeing 737 and an ExcelAire Embraer Legacy 600, Jomarcelo Fernandes dos Santos, innocent because he was "not qualified ...

May 17, 2011 - 4:06am

News broke today at EBACE about the ExcelAire pilots being found guilty by a Brazilian court for causing the fatal September 2006 midair over the Amazon jungle. The collision of the ExcelAire Legacy 600 and a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 resulted in the deaths of all on 154 aboard the airliner, though the U.S. pilots were able to land their damaged business jet.

May 12, 2011 - 11:20am

Final arguments were delivered yesterday by the defense of Americans Joseph Lepore and Jan Paul Paladino, who piloted the Legacy 600 that collided with a 737-800 over the Amazon in 2006. The airplane was on its delivery flight to ExcelAire of Long Island.

April 30, 2011 - 8:50am

A Brazilian judge heard testimony last month, via video link, from the two American pilots of the Legacy 600 that was involved in a midair with a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 over the Amazon jungle in September 2006. The airliner crashed into the Amazon, killing all 154 aboard, while the Legacy pilots managed to land their damaged twinjet.

April 5, 2011 - 10:13am

A Brazilian judge last week heard testimony, via video link, from the two American pilots of the Legacy 600 that was involved in a midair with a Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 over the Amazon jungle in September 2006. The airliner crashed into the Amazon, killing all 154 aboard, while the Legacy pilots managed to land their damaged twinjet.

January 31, 2011 - 8:45am

Diplomatic cables made public through Wikileaks show that official U.S. support for the American pilots of the ExcelAire Legacy 600 involved in the 2006 Amazon midair was limited and ineffective.

December 23, 2010 - 9:25am

Diplomatic cables made public through Wikileaks show that official U.S. support for the American pilots of the ExcelAire Legacy involved in the 2006 Amazon midair was limited and ineffective.

 
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