Fee

January 29, 2009 - 10:37am

Key Air’s Twin Cities (Minneapolis) and Treasure Coast (Fort Pierce, Fla.) FBOs are now offering jet-A at significantly lower prices, but accompanied by a handling fee set by the type of aircraft. Prices as of January 12 showed Key Air charging $2.23 per gallon for jet-A at St. Lucie County International Airport in Fort Pierce and $2.31 at Anoka County-Blaine Airport in Minneapolis.

September 30, 2008 - 10:06am

If dealing with the price of fuel consumes more of your time than any other facet of running your flight department, Everest Aviation Resources has a solution. “We’re a fuel management company,” Noel Donald, president and CEO of the Baytown, Texas company, told NBAA Convention News.

March 19, 2008 - 12:32pm

Starting last month, operators clearing customs at so-called “user fee” airports began to see as much as a 10-percent increase in clearance charges. The increases are based on an increase in the flat fees charged to the airports by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. There are approximately 40 user-fee airports, so called because they don’t qualify as international or landing-rights facilities due to insufficient traffic volume.

February 8, 2008 - 4:35am

The Bush Administration announced a new national policy last month that would encourage congested airports to vary landing fees based on the time of day and the volume of traffic. As a result, airports would be able to spread traffic more evenly throughout the day, the Transportation Department said.

February 8, 2008 - 4:35am

The Bush Administration announced a new national policy last month that would encourage congested airports to vary landing fees based on the time of day and the volume of traffic. As a result, airports would be able to spread traffic more evenly throughout the day, the Transportation Department said.

January 17, 2008 - 5:53am

Bombardier Aerospace has launched Skyjet Europe, in which customers are charged a fixed hourly rate only for the hours flown with no positioning costs. As a result, customers can expect to pay the same price for journeys of the same length, regardless of their point of departure and destination.

January 17, 2008 - 5:53am

Bombardier Aerospace has launched Skyjet Europe, in which customers are charged a fixed hourly rate only for the hours flown with no positioning costs. As a result, customers can expect to pay the same price for journeys of the same length, regardless of their point of departure and destination.

December 14, 2007 - 10:29am

AvCard, a fuel contract credit card company with about 30,000 cardholders, is branching into the international handling and flight-planning market. In addition to basic trip planning, AvCard will offer ATC and ICAO flight-plan filing, overflight and landing permits, weather reports, notams, flight following, hotel arrangements and security services.

October 31, 2007 - 10:04am

“In Washington, D.C., no bad idea ever dies,” National Association of State Aviation Officials president and CEO Henry Ogrodzinski said of aviation user fees late last month at the American Association of Airport Executives General Aviation Issues Conference in Naples, Fla. “Even if a good [FAA reauthorization] bill passes this time, user fees will still come up next time.”

October 8, 2007 - 6:15am

The U.S. Customs Service has revised the list of user-fee airports by adding Edinburgh Airport in Texas and removing Arkansas Aeroplex at Blytheville, Ark. These actions were taken at the request of the airports. The complete list contains 36 airports designated as user-fee facilities.

 
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