Atlantic Aviation has established an international operations division, which will offer flight departments, flight followers and handlers of aircraft that are entering the U.S. a single point of contact at the company.
Orange County, Florida
As single-aisle airliner conversions to executive use increase, so does demand for high-end cabin outfitting. It is this demand that brings M&D Aviation and Avocet Aviation Services–both located at Orlando-Sanford International Airport–into that market segment with “turn-key interior solutions” for Airbus and Boeing customers.
For the second time in five years Enterprise Jet Center is expanding its Houston Hobby Airport complex. In 2006, Enterprise Jet Center opened a 300,000-sq-ft terminal office building and hangar. The latest move has the entire maintenance department moving into the company’s former hangar adjacent to the current terminal.
With Orlando rapidly becoming the NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention’s unofficial home, the area is banking on the event–currently ranked as the nation’s fifth largest tradeshow–to provide a boost to the local economy.
Galaxy Aviation is offering Visa gift cards to pilots who visit the company’s new FBO terminal and hangar facility during this year’s NBAA Convention (October 6 to 8) in Orlando, Fla. From October 5 to 9, Galaxy will give pilots a gift card in the amount of 10 cents per gallon for every gallon over 250 purchased at Galaxy Orlando.
Orlando, Fla. is becoming a major hub and resource center for corporate aviation, and for good reason. Beyond Wichita, the greater Orlando area has one of the highest concentrations of corporate aircraft crew initial and recurrent training centers and aircraft maintenance facilities. Overall, it has one of the denser concentrations of top-notch FBOs in the continental U.S.
“When it comes to executive protection in an aviation environment, the most common problem is a breakdown in communication between security personnel and the flight department,” Greg Light told AIN. Light, an instructor for the Executive Protection Institute, teaches a corporate aircraft security seminar.
Welcome regulatory changes are coming for two programs designed to ease U.S. Customs clearances by general aviation aircraft.
Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz., and Roswell Industrial Air Center in Roswell, N.M., have been designated by the Customs and Border Protection Agency as user-fee airports.
Lease hangar space now from Enterprise Jet Center at Houston Hobby Airport and you can monitor construction of your airplane’s new home via webcam. The Enterprise site (www.entaircen.com) has a link to the webcam where you can observe the $7.5 million project under way.
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