Modern Aviation To Acquire Five Sheltair New York FBOs

By Molly McMillin Oct 19, 2021
Modern Aviation, based in New York, has signed an agreement to acquire five Sheltair Aviation fixed base operations in New York, subject to government approval.  The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Modern Aviation is backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a private equity fund.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers
Collins Unveils ‘Izon’ Services Platform
Collins Aerospace on Oct. 7 announced a new “Izon” information technology platform that will integrate various flight planning and other services available to business aviation operators into one mobile-capable interface.
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Oxford Airport Eyeing Solar Plant Amid Soaring Activity Levels

By Angus Batey Oct 06, 2021
The business aviation bounce back following the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns is affecting all parts of the sector, but the increasing levels of business are having outsize impacts in certain places.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Checklist: NBAA 2021 Revised Air Traffic Procedures

BCA Staff Sep 29, 2021
The FAA has released a Notice to Airmen with revised air traffic procedures for aircraft operating in the vicinity of Las Vegas during the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Oct. 12-14, 2021.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Checklist: Jet Cards—The Devil’s in the Details

Rob Mark Sep 27, 2021
Not all jet cards are created equal. Here's what you should consider before buying. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Dassault Aviation’s New France Facility Now Open

By Molly McMillin Sep 21, 2021
Dassault Aviation has opened a new 28,000-sq.-ft. facility at its plant in Bordeaux-Merignac, France, dedicated to the design and development of its civil and defense business and after-sales support teams.
Supply Chain

Fixed Prices And Forestry: Instajet Promises To Reinvent Booking Apps

By Angus Batey Sep 15, 2021
A new app-based service has been launched in the UK in an attempt to tackle a long-standing problem in private air charter.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

4AIR Launches Sustainable Fuels Interactive Map

By Bill Carey Sep 15, 2021
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

August North American Bizav Activity Second Busiest Ever

By Molly McMillin Sep 13, 2021
Business aviation flights in North America were flat in August compared to July, but higher than August 2020 and up 10% from August 2019.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Flight Planning And Booking Software

BCA Staff Sep 12, 2021
Recent software and mobile app launches have made flight planning, tracking, scheduling and booking easier and more accessible.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Seven Injured In Cape Air Accident

By Bill Carey Sep 10, 2021
Seven people were injured Sept. 9 when a Cape Air Cessna 402 left the runway and crashed into nearby woods while landing at Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC) in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

NIAR WERX On Growth Path With 777-300ER Conversion

By Molly McMillin Sep 09, 2021
For years, Wichita State University’s research and development arm, the National Institute for Aviation Research, has tried to recruit a large maintenance, repair and overhaul facility to Wichita.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Constant Aviation Ramps Up Efforts To Recruit Qualified MRO Workforce

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 09, 2021
Through its partnership with Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas, students will be able to transition directly from the school to the bizjet MRO provider's workforce.
MRO

Million Air Asks Court To Reject Motion To Dismiss $30M Suit

By Molly McMillin Sep 08, 2021
Attorneys for Million Air White Plains, a provider of private aviation services, is asking a Federal District Court to reject a motion for dismissal of Million Air’s $30 million lawsuit by Westchester County, New York.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Jet Luxe Launches Charter, Management, Travel Services

By Molly McMillin Sep 08, 2021
Jet Luxe, based in Dubai, has launched a global private business jet charter, aircraft management and travel management company, with regional bases in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the U.S.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

MySky Launches Predictive Costs Tool For Charter Flights

By Molly McMillin Sep 08, 2021
MySky Quote is available currently in Europe with plans to expand to the U.S in late 2021. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

IBAC, CTX Partner To Offer Carbon Credits To BizAv Operators

By Molly McMillin Sep 08, 2021
IBAC environment director Bruce Parry says it is critical the offsetting be part of a larger plan to reduce operators' carbon footprint and not be used as a “free pass” to ignore other environmental reduction measures.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Restructuring Firm To Sell Off Aerion Supersonic Assets

By Molly McMillin Sep 08, 2021
The move follows Aerion's disclosure in May that it was shutting down operations after failing to secure the large new capital requirements needed to continue to develop the AS2 supersonic business jet
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cirrus To Open Third U.S. Facility In Fall

By Angus Batey Sep 02, 2021
Cirrus Aircraft will continue its expansion—and what it terms an “aggressive” recruitment drive—with the opening of a third new facility in the U.S. this fall.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Spirit AeroSystem Celebrates New Global Digital Logistics Center

By Molly McMillin Sep 02, 2021
Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing’s largest supplier, celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art Global Digital Logistics Center on Sept. 2, which Spirit says puts it years ahead of the competition.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Electric Aircraft Tested At Dutch Airports

By Graham Warwick Sep 01, 2021
The Netherlands aerospace center Royal NLR is conducting a series of flights with an electric aircraft under an initiative to help airports gain knowledge on the feasibility, potential and handling of electric-powered aircraft.
Emerging Technologies

UK’s Costain To Study Hydrogen Aircraft Ground Support

By Graham Warwick Aug 25, 2021
Costain will assess the conditions required for storing hydrogen and the impact of its use on aircraft turnaround times at airports.
Emerging Technologies

FAA Awards Grants For Airport Safety, Sustainability, Accessibility

By Molly McMillin Aug 24, 2021
The FAA has awarded more than $766 million in grants to build more sustainable and accessible airports across the U.S.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Viewpoint: Preventing Aircraft Misfuellings; Pilots Play Key Role

Keith Clark/Phillips 66 Aviation Aug 23, 2021
Misfuellings can happen in many ways. It’s often a combination of human errors between the Pilot and FBO that lead to these issues. The key errors are lack of communication and verification, but there are other factors such as fatigue, stress, distraction, lack of knowledge, assertiveness, and awareness.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

A New 'Sustainability Standard' For FBOs Is Nearing Launch

By William Garvey Aug 19, 2021
First, step on the scale. Next, business aviation FBOs are looking at ways to become more green.
Sustainability