Hospitality

February 1, 2010 - 5:29am
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Indians, soldiers and ghosts of Camelot have docked on her marshy shores. Early 20th century millionaires built castles and commanding women protected their estates. The history of Cumberland Island reads like steamy, romantic fiction.

Now its mansions stand in ruin, with wild horses as their guests. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing left to see or do here–far from it.

January 26, 2010 - 5:22am

Early last month, Rockwell Collins completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.

January 5, 2010 - 10:26am

Rockwell Collins yesterday completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.

December 29, 2009 - 9:33am

Idaho Falls-based Aero Mark has opened a new FBO and hangar facility called Aero Mark XL (for “extra large”). The new building is Aero Mark’s eighth at Idaho Falls and encompasses 30,000 sq ft, large enough to fit an MD-80, and includes 12,000 sq ft of office space. Aero Mark, a Chevron fuel dealer, is celebrating its 25th year in the FBO business.

December 29, 2009 - 9:28am

FBO Rapid Air at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., has changed its name to Grand Rapids Air Center. The FBO participates
in Air BP’s Bravo rewards program and is a charter operator and maintenance provider. “The name ‘Grand Rapids Air Center’ better defines our geographical location and the Western Michigan market we serve,” said president Paul Heule.

December 29, 2009 - 9:00am

Last October, the 57th Fighter Group restaurant opened its doors again at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Atlanta.

November 24, 2009 - 8:45am

The Wings Club presented a $25,000 donation to the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) at the club’s 67th annual dinner dance on October 23 at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. The award was to recognize CAN’s service helping cancer patients fly to treatment centers in empty business aircraft seats. CAN has arranged more than 32,000 free flights for cancer patients.

November 24, 2009 - 7:55am

At the October NBAA Convention CRS Jet Spares of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., gave away a new Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle. According to Armando Leighton, Jr., the company’s CEO and founder, this was the seventh year in which the parts supplier thanked its customers with such a drawing.

October 29, 2009 - 5:57am

Commander 690, Wenatchee, Wash., Aug. 17, 2009–The twin turboprop suffered damage to its wing spar and ailerons after hitting trees during a family scenic mountain flight. According to a passenger, as the aircraft flew over a local ski area, friends of the family were spotted in the parking lot.

October 29, 2009 - 5:40am

NBAA chairman Jeff Lee (left) congratulates AIN contributing editor Rob Mark, winner of this year’s NBAA Gold Wing Award for a story in AIN sister magazine Business Jet Traveler.

 
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