Hawker Beechcraft

November 18, 2009 - 10:29am

The employees of Hawker Beechcraft’s Little Rock operation are facing the company’s next round of layoffs. Hawker Beechcraft employs about 8,000 workers company-wide, including approximately 800 at the Little Rock completion center. The company announced last February it planned to lay off 2,300 employees this year due to the down economy. Last May about 150 workers were released at the facility.

November 15, 2009 - 12:41am

Golf Champ Garcia To Visit Hawker Beech Chalet

November 14, 2009 - 3:59am

Fractional ownership of private aircraft seems to be a struggling business model in North America and Europe but it’s alive and well in this part of the world, according to NetJets Middle East (NJME). The company, which is owned by Saudi Arabia’s National Air Service and is affiliated to U.S.-based NetJets Inc.

November 10, 2009 - 8:16am

During an earnings conference call yesterday, Hawker Beechcraft reported a drop in business and general aviation (B&GA) sales of $98.6 million for the third quarter of this year compared with the same period last year. B&GA deliveries during the same period dropped to 64 from 86 aircraft. The 64 aircraft include 25 jets, 30 turboprops and nine piston aircraft.

October 28, 2009 - 12:36pm

For Cessna Mustang owner Jeff Greenberg, NBAA’s 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention just wasn’t long enough. Attracted to the event held last month in Orlando by NBAA’s more than 1,000 exhibitors and the Light Business Airplane Conference sessions, Greenberg said he really wished the show lasted one more day.

October 28, 2009 - 11:55am

Million Air has purchased one of Signature Flight Support’s two FBOs at Indianapolis International Airport. After Signature bought seven FBOs from Hawker Beechcraft last year, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a consent decree requiring the FBO chain to divest itself of one of its two facilities at Indianapolis. The Hawker Beechcraft facilities included an FBO at Indianapolis, where Signature has long operated an FBO.

October 22, 2009 - 11:34am

The National Aeronautics Association honored Hawker Beechcraft Corp. (HBC) here on Tuesday for two world speed records, accomplished on flights earlier this year in the company’s flagship Hawker 4000 and in a Beechcraft Premier IA. Both record flights took place in May en route to the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva.

October 22, 2009 - 9:04am

Flight Options plans to equip most of its fleet of fractionally owned business jets with Aircell’s high-speed Internet system, a decision that will give the company’s aircraft owners and jet card customers in-flight Wi-Fi access anywhere over the continental U.S.

October 21, 2009 - 2:26pm

Flight Options plans to equip most of its fleet of fractionally owned business jets with Aircell’s high-speed Internet system, a decision that will give the company’s aircraft owners and jet card customers in-flight Wi-Fi access anywhere over the continental U.S.

October 20, 2009 - 4:45pm

Here at NBAA as a first-time exhibitor, Liebherr-Aerospace (Booth No. 4073) is rapidly gaining ground in the Americas and other parts of the world and developing new products for aircraft interiors. Its parent company, Liebherr-International in Bulle, Switzerland, opened its first U.S. operation in Saline, Mich., and recently has moved more aggressively to gain market share in the Western Hemisphere.

 
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