May 16, 2011 - 10:35am

Skynet (Stand 860), an online provider of FBO pricing and booking services, has signed up Jet Aviation to trial its software at the latter’s London Biggin Hill facility. It also has signed contracts with Austria’s Caeroscene Flight Support, UK charter operator Synergy Aviation and two service providers–First Class Cars and Cuisine Air.

May 1, 2011 - 4:40am

Before the financial crisis in the days of the money-no-object approach to business aviation, the attitude of some FBOs when asked what handling services would cost was a rather snooty, “If you need to ask the price, it’s probably not for you, sir.” Preposterously inflated prices and widespread inconsistency and lack of transparency were all too common in the industry.