Tac Air held an open house at its Raleigh-Durham International Airport FBO on April 7 to showcase its new interior design standards, which will be rolled out to other facilities in the 12-FBO chain. The design includes a new floorplan, customer workstations with wireless printing from laptops and smartphones, renovated restrooms, an expanded pilot lounge and wall and floor coverings that meet the FBO’s new decorating standards.
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Some $10.1 million in direct government aid allowed Midway Airlines to reopen for business December 19, but its days as a regional/national hybrid operating Bombardier CRJs alongside its mainline jets appear to be over.
Morrisville, N.C.-based Midway Airlines has reinvented itself for the sixth time in its checkered history, this time as a US Airways Express affiliate flying Bombardier CRJs.
FBO chain Tac Air now owns 12 FBOs, having purchased the Southern Jet FBO at Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU). In addition to FBO amenities such as U.S. Customs, on-site rental and courtesy cars, WSI weather, catering, wireless Internet access and a heated hangar, Tac Air RDU also offers maintenance services.
A spokesman for the North Carolina Department of Labor said the agency would need until at least the middle of next month to finish its investigation into the July 31 death of an American Eagle fleet service clerk at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The accident, which occurred on the RDU ramp between 8:30 and 9 p.m., involved a parked Embraer regional jet and a baggage tug driven by the deceased, 43-year-old Lufuluabo Kalonji.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), N.C., held a dedication ceremony on December 17 (the anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight) for its new $4 million general aviation terminal, which includes a restaurant and information center. Though not yet open, the municipally owned terminal is now complete and includes conference rooms, flight-planning facilities and snooze areas.
Landmark Aviation added a new $2 million hangar and office complex at its Raleigh-Durham International Airport FBO. With 13,500 sq ft of hangar space and 4,800 sq ft of office space, the expansion makes more room for based tenants at Landmark Raleigh. In addition to 24-hour FBO services, the Raleigh facility hosts Landmark charter and aircraft sales operations.
Landmark Aviation has completed a $2 million hangar and office facility at its FBO on Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The addition includes another 13,500 sq ft of space for aircraft storage and maintenance, a new three-bay ground equipment support hangar and 4,800 sq ft of office space.