Bombardier marked three decades of service and maintenance support in Tucson by signing a 22-year lease agreement with the Tucson Airport Authority, ensuring continued service at its Tucson Service Center until 2028.
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Phoenix Fuel, LLC (Booth No. 1626) said it is on course to sell 500 million gallons of jet-A this year, and has added offices in Bogota, Colombia; Dubai, UAE; and Johannesburg, South Africa, to its world network headquartered in Sheridan, Wyo.
The company also selected SolArc RightAngle software to help streamline management of its fuel supply and marketing operations.
Williams International (Booth No. 5346) is expanding its on-the-wing hot section inspections (check 3) program on installed FJ44-1A engines to other FJ44 engine models.
Stevens Aviation has been selected by Sino Swearingen Aircraft Corp. as its North American authorized interior completion facility for the SJ30-2. Stevens’ Greenville, S.C. plant did the completion work on the SJ30-2 on static display here in Orlando. “When we stepped off the airplane in Greenville, I could immediately tell our jet was in good hands,” said Bob Kromer, Sino Swearingen vice president of marketing and sales.
Former Flight Options pilot Franklin Rodriguez last month was sentenced to 17.5 years in prison after pleading guilty last May to smuggling into the U.S. some 200,000 Ecstasy pills while flying a C-5 Galaxy mission from Germany to Stewart Airport in Newburgh, N.Y., for the Air National Guard.
All six General Dynamics Service Centers have joined General Electric’s CF34 service center network. General Dynamics service facilities are located in Las Vegas; Minneapolis; Dallas; Appleton, Wis.; Westfield, Mass.; and West Palm Beach, Fla. The CF34 powers Challengers.
Five FBOs and a New York City heliport have joined the Atlantic Aviation chain en masse, bringing the network to a total of 18 locations. The new FBO locations include Burlington, Vt.; Gulfport, Miss.; Louisville, Ky.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Wilmington, Del. The deal also includes the East 34th Street Heliport in New York City.
Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Mass., is the facility of choice for business aviation on Cape Cod, but operators have not been blessed with the most luxurious of terminal options.
Ultimate Air Center of Akron, Ohio, is the latest addition to the Avfuel Dealer Network. The popular FBO, located at the Akron/Canton Regional Airport, is owned and operated by John Gordon, a pilot ith more than 25 years’ experience in aviation management.
“The NBAA and its members join with the rest of America in expressing our sorrow and concern for the people affected by this terrible tragedy,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen. “It is unfortunate that we have no choice but to move our convention. However, we look forward to returning to New Orleans when the city is again ready to accommodate our event.”