Airports

New developments at airports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers.

FBOs

Showalter FBO turns 60

Orlando Executive Airport FBO and Phillips 66 dealer Showalter Flying Service is 60 years old this year and held a huge hangar party in April to celebrate
Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added three more entry airports for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

“The TSA’s decision to expand the number of gateway airports for general aviation flights into DCA represents another positive step in restoring full acces
Airports

German airports ramp up for World Cup traffic

Special slot procedures will be in place at about 20 German airports during the World Cup soccer tournament, which runs from June 9 to July 9.
Safety

Tackling the Winy City's Winter Weather

DuPage has 10.8 million sq ft of pavement, including runways, taxiways, ramp area, roads and parking lots.
Airports

Chicago DuPage Airport

“Without a doubt, DuPage Airport [DPA] is the premier corporate aviation airport in the Midwest–both land and air side,” David Bird, executive director of
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ATC

Plan for slots at soccer games

Special slot procedures will be in place at about 20 German airports during the World Cup soccer tournament, which runs from June 9 to July 9.
Airports

GA Accidents Increase, Air Taxis Decrease

NTSB preliminary statistics for last year show an increase in aviation accidents for airline and general aviation operations and a decline for on-demand ai
Airports

O’Hare Slot Program Extended Again

The FAA extended through October 28 a flight-reduction program at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, including slot reservations for general aviation op
FBOs

Sky Services wins battle at Milan airport

Italian FBO group Sky Services has broken a 40-year-old fuel monopoly at Milan Linate Airport.
FBOs

Fuel-spill rules eased

The deadline has been extended to October 31 next year for FBOs and others who operate fueling facilities and fueling trucks to meet new spill prevention,
Regulations and Government

Proposed FAA budget leaves little funding for small airports

The Bush Administration rolled out its FY2007 budget plan early last month, calling for $13.75 billion for the FAA–down from the $14.31 billion for this fi
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Airports

Noise abatement plan proposed for MDT

The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Pennsylvania.
Airports

Say goodbye to Mirabel

The passenger facilities at Canada’s Montréal-Mirabel International Airport are candidates for a $C100 million ($87 million) transformation into an “indoor
FBOs

Airport Profile: New Orleans Lakefront

When Addie Fanguy finally managed to catch a ride to New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW) with some National Guard friends two days after Hurricane Katrina
Airports

Airport Renamed Houston Executive

Developers converting the former Air Rice Airport near Katy, Texas, on Houston’s west side, to a business aviation facility now plan to call the airport Ho
Aircraft

TEB controversy cools-for now

The controversy over Teterboro Airport (TEB) operations seems to be cooling down.
Airports

TSA names three new DCA gateway airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added three more airports to the list of “gateway” airports that qualified general aviation operators
FBOs

FBO Profile: Livermore Municipal Airport


Livermore Municipal Airport is one of those facilities where the city that owns the airport keeps the FBO operation to itself.
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FBOs

Third bizav option likely in New Jersey

A new business aviation airport appears set to emerge in New Jersey, where the two major facilities serving business jets, Teterboro and Morristown, are at
FBOs

24/7 FBO Opening at Berlin Schoenefeld

ExecuJet Europe this month is opening what it describes as the first dedicated executive aircraft FBO at Berlin Schoenefeld Airport.
Airports

San Diegans to vote on Miramar

Early last month the San Diego Regional Airport Authority board voted seven to two to put to a county-wide vote this November whether to obtain land for a
FBOs

Mercury opens new PHF FBO

Mercury Air Centers opened its new FBO terminal at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) on June 7, with new general manager Mike Agee at t
FBOs

McKinney adding new hangar

Aeros Aviation, which owns completion and refurb shop McKinney Aerospace, is building a new corporate hangar at Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney,
FBOs

Landmark refurbs Dulles FBO

Landmark Aviation completed a $300,000 upgrade of its Dulles International Airport FBO interior in June, marking another in the FBO chain’s series of new f
FBOs

Enterprise FBO touts new canopy at Houston Hobby

In mid-June, longtime Houston Hobby FBO Enterprise Jet Center opened a new 300,000-sq-ft FBO facility fronted by a 10,000-sq-ft canopy large enough to fit
FBOs

Flower Aviation Salina gets upgraded facility

Self-described as “America’s Fuel Stop,” Flower Aviation at Salina Municipal Airport in Kansas held a grand opening for its new customer service center on
FBOs

Moffett reopens at Lakefront

The Million Air FBO at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans reopened the historic 1930s-era art deco Moffett hangar, following repairs of damage sustained duri
Airports

UK Airport blocked to increase traffic

TAG Aviation’s application to increase weekend movements at the London-area Farnborough Airport was rejected by the local Rushmoor Borough Council.
Airports

New DCA Gateway Airport Now Usable

General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wis., is now available for use by operators approved in accordance with the DCA Access Standard Securi
Airports

Congress restores airport funds

As many predicted, the House Appropriations Committee restored the nearly $1 billion that the Bush Administration stripped from the Airport Improvement Pro