Fuel distributor Avfuel now offers international flight planning and ground handling through its Avplan subsidiary. Avfuel currently provides fuel to more
With its recent certification as a Venezuelan repair station, Boca Raton-based Reliable Jet Center is adding another maintenance facility in South Florida.
In Buddhist paintings, the Buddha is often shown seated on a Lotus flower, symbolizing the beauty born of ugliness and suffering.
Avantair continues to take deliveries of new Avanti II turboprop twins and expects to more than double the size of its all-Avanti fleet over the next three years from 52 to 107 aircraft, the Clearwater, Fla.-based company said. Meanwhile, its aircraft card program continues to grow, with first-quarter sales reportedly increasing 183 percent from year-ago levels.
Pre-clearance of business aircraft for U.S. Customs and immigration checks began at Shannon Airport on the west coast of Ireland on March 1. However, contrary to earlier expectations, it is restricted to Part 91 private flights and operators can fly only into a limited number of U.S. airports.
Cessna Aircraft is fielding its fifth Citation mobile service unit (MSU) and locating it to handle Citation maintenance at South Florida airports. The unit, part of Cessna’s ServiceDirect maintenance delivery group, is based at SheltAir Aviation at Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale International Airport.
PartsBase, an online marketplace for aviation parts, released its new government-research information tool at Heli-Expo 2010.
Hawker Beechcraft operators flying to the Winter Olympics and the Daytona 500 Nascar race will have the support of the HBC quick response team. The company has introduced the team to support popular business, political, sporting and lifestyle events that draw large numbers of aircraft.
Former U.S. Senator Mel Martinez has joined the board of directors of Military Parts Exchange (MPX) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a global supplier of nonmunition
Unlike many charter operators that saw revenues decline last year, Sky Limo Air Charter revenues grew during 2009, to more than $6 million before November, up from $2.5 million in 2008. Sky Limo, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was granted Platinum status by ARG/US late last year. The company added five aircraft during the past few months, including two Gulfstream G200s used for international trips, as
well as additional staff.