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San Antonio Airport adds open-carry alcohol policy – mySA
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San Antonio Airport adds open-carry alcohol policy – mySA

Something has shifted at San Antonio International Airport in the past couple of weeks. Maybe you noticed on your most recent getaway. Things are different somehow, you thought to yourself, weaving through the fluorescent lit halls with your wheeled suitcase while searching for the Express-News/MySA news stand. You were right to notice the shift. Airport...

Girl Scouts, Tulsa International Airport partner on Aerospace Adventure Patch Program – Tulsa World
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Girl Scouts, Tulsa International Airport partner on Aerospace Adventure Patch Program – Tulsa World

Rhett Morgan Alexis Higgins and SueAnn Alexander are local examples of how high women can soar in aviation. Higgins is chief executive officer of Tulsa International Airport, and Alexander is a captain with a major commercial airline. Tuesday, both helped celebrate the launch of a Girl Scouts patch program called Aerospace Adventure. “When I was...

Private Jet Company Airshare Selects Viasat IFC for New Aircraft – Via Satellite
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Private Jet Company Airshare Selects Viasat IFC for New Aircraft – Via Satellite

The cabin of a Bombardier Challenger 350 aircraft. Photo: Bombardier Private aviation company Airshare has selected Viasat’s in-flight connectivity (IFC) for new aircraft deliveries, Viasat announced Tuesday. Airshare’s business model offers “fractional ownership” of private jets, in which customers buy or lease access to private flights. Viasat will install its IFC system on Airshare’s new...

In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market set to double in coming decade – SatNews – SatNews
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In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market set to double in coming decade – SatNews – SatNews

In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) and entertainment services across global airlines delivered unexpected revenue growth in 2021 as service providers emerged from a tumultuous financial period precipitated by the global pandemic. Analysis by leading space consulting and market intelligence firm Euroconsult shows a 10% increase in the number of commercial aircraft connected to in-flight services compared to...

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Denver Air Connection picked to serve Kearney Regional Airport – KPVI News 6

KEARNEY — The airline that will take over service to Kearney Regional Airport in 11 weeks flies 50-passenger jets and will provide 12 nonstop round trip flights per week to Denver International Airport. City Manager Michael Morgan announced Friday that Denver Air Connection has been selected to replace SkyWest as the new Essential Air Service...

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Press Release: Airshare selects Viasat IFC for new aircraft deliveries – Runway Girl Network

Viasat Inc., a global communications company, today announced that it will install its high-performance, Ka-band in-flight connectivity (IFC) system on Airshare’s new Bombardier Challenger 350 deliveries and future Challenger 3500 deliveries that begin next year. The first installation on an Airshare Challenger 350 was completed in July 2022, with additional installations occurring over the second half of this year. By selecting Viasat, Airshare...

Reading Regional Airport Authority renews call for Berks to take over airport – Reading Eagle
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Reading Regional Airport Authority renews call for Berks to take over airport – Reading Eagle

A little over a year after asking Berks County to take over operation of the Reading Regional Airport, the airport authority has reissued its request. In spring 2021, the authority presented a letter to the Berks County commissioners informing them that they had recently voted to recommend the county consider dissolving the entity in favor of...

Memphis International Airport’s new TSA equipment could increase wait times – Action News 5
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Memphis International Airport’s new TSA equipment could increase wait times – Action News 5

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – New security equipment at Memphis International Airport could increase wait times at TSA checkpoints. The new equipment is called Checkpoint Property Screening System or CPSS. While the new technology could have some growing pains, it provides enhanced security and some conveniences to passengers. Memphis International is one of more than 70...

Threshold Aviation Acquires Another Hangar | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News
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Threshold Aviation Acquires Another Hangar | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

Threshold Aviation Group, an aviation services provider based at California’s Chino Airport (KCNO), has acquired an additional 50,000-sq-ft hangar from San Bernardino County. The newly-leased structure, originally built to house military transports, is Threshold’s fourth hangar of that size on the field and will be used to support its business jet operations. The company’s managed and charter...

Threshold Aviation Acquires Another Hangar | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News
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Threshold Aviation Acquires Another Hangar | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

Threshold Aviation Group, an aviation services provider based at California’s Chino Airport (KCNO), has acquired an additional 50,000-sq-ft hangar from San Bernardino County. The newly-leased structure, originally built to house military transports, is Threshold’s fourth hangar of that size on the field and will be used to support its business jet operations. The company’s managed and charter...

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Argus: Flight Activity Returning to Normal Patterns

Flight activity should stay strong and above 2021 levels, but follow normal patters typically found around the end of the year, Argus said. August 16, 2022, 1:12 PM Business aviation flight activity this year is expected to end up 8.5 percent above that in 2021, assuming current trends hold, according to aviation data and safety...

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Des Moines airport seeing pre-pandemic passenger numbers – KCCI Des Moines

IOWA. THE DES MOINES AIRPORT REPORTS PASSENGER NUMBERS ARE ONCE AGAIN REACHING PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS. MORE THAN 268,000 PASSENGERS FLEW IN AND OUT OF DES MOINES LAST MONTH. THAT’S ABOUT 400 PASSENGERS, FEWER THAN JULY OF 2019. PASSENGER NUMBERS HAVE BEEN MOVI Advertisement Des Moines airport seeing pre-pandemic passenger numbers Updated: 12:15 PM CDT Aug 16,...

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After Delhi, Hyderabad International airport to roll out DigiYatra programme from Aug 18 for three months – ThePrint

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 16 (ANI): Hyderabad International Airport to roll out the DigiYatra airport for three months from August 18 onwards. In line with the Government of India’s signature DigiYatra programme, GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) will roll out the Digital processing of passengers as a proof of concept through the DigiYatra platform from...

Artemis To Fly Aboard Norwegian SAR AW101
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Artemis To Fly Aboard Norwegian SAR AW101

Technology that transforms cell phones into rescue beacons to be demonstrated in upcoming search and rescue exercise. August 16, 2022, 12:58 PM UK-based Smith Myers, a member of the Arctic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network (ARSCAR), will take part in the Livex search-and-rescue exercises outside of Svalbard, Norway, from August 28 to September 1. During...

Embraer joins forces with VOAR to provide maintenance at Congonhas – Aviacionline
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Embraer joins forces with VOAR to provide maintenance at Congonhas – Aviacionline

Embraer has partnered with VOAR Aviation to offer unscheduled maintenance for the manufacturer’s business jets at São Paulo’s Congonhas airport. The Brazilian giant thus continues to strengthen its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for Brazil’s growing business aviation sector. Frank Stevens, vice president of global MRO centers at Embraer Services & Support, said that...

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Threshold Aviation Acquires Another Hangar

Threshold Aviation Group, an aviation services provider based at California’s Chino Airport has acquired an additional 50,000-sq-ft hangar. August 16, 2022, 12:45 PM Threshold Aviation Group, an aviation services provider based at California’s Chino Airport (KCNO), has acquired an additional 50,000-sq-ft hangar from San Bernardino County. The newly-leased structure, originally built to house military transports, is...

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Heads Up Technologies Acquires STG Aerospace | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

Aircraft lighting, cabin management systems, and flight deck safety products manufacturer Heads Up Technologies has acquired STG Aerospace. Based in Cwmbran, UK, and Miami, STG also makes aircraft cabin lighting products, including the first photoluminescent emergency guidance systems. STG also pioneered the LED mood lighting system for aircraft. “We are thrilled to welcome the STG Aerospace...

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Heads Up Technologies Acquires STG Aerospace

Aircraft lighting, cabin management systems, and flight deck safety products manufacturer Heads Up Technologies has acquired STG Aerospace. August 16, 2022, 12:37 PM Aircraft lighting, cabin management systems, and flight deck safety products manufacturer Heads Up Technologies has acquired STG Aerospace. Based in Cwmbran, UK, and Miami, STG also makes aircraft cabin lighting products, including the...

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Star Jets Posts Record Quarter

New York-based charter broker and jet card provider Star Jets International expects demand for private jet travel “to grow for many years to come.” August 16, 2022, 12:31 PM Charter broker and jet card provider Star Jets International booked $3.8 million in revenue in the second quarter, an all-time record for the company and a...

Love Field gets new semi-private service to Orange County on JSX – The Dallas Morning News
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Love Field gets new semi-private service to Orange County on JSX – The Dallas Morning News

JSX is adding flights from Dallas Love Field to Orange County, California’s John Wayne Airport, expanding its semi-private jet service again in North Texas. JSX, which sells tickets on its 30-seat Embraer 135 and 145 jets, will start operating daily flights between Love Field and the airport in Santa Ana that is popularly used for...

FreeFlight Shipping Newly TSO’d Radar Altimeters – Aviation International News
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FreeFlight Shipping Newly TSO’d Radar Altimeters – Aviation International News

The FAA has granted technical standard order (TSO) certification of the 5G-tolerant FreeFlight Systems RA-5500 and RA-6500 Terrain-series radar altimeters. The RA-5500 is a single unit system, while the RA-6500 is for dual installations. “We have a considerable backlog of orders from operators and OEMs, particularly the advanced air mobility segment,” said FreeFlight president Anthony Rios. “Now...

Mountain Air Cargo plans to add ATR-72-600F – Air Cargo News
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Mountain Air Cargo plans to add ATR-72-600F – Air Cargo News

Mountain Air Cargo has requested US Department of Transportation authorisation to operate large aircraft and plans to add a ATR-72-600F freighter to its fleet. The application document was published on Thursday August 11 and states operations by the US-based express cargo carrier are due to be carried out under contract with FedEx. “Specifically, the air...

More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING Magazine – FLYING
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More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING Magazine – FLYING

Responding to a burgeoning need for hangar space and FBO services in the Northeast, Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut, is growing.  Earlier this month, Atlantic Aviation opened a new 40,000-square-foot hangar that includes a 4,000 square-foot U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. “The hangar was almost full before we got the certificate of occupancy,”...

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Bill Would Give NTSB Charge over Civil Space Accidents

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership reintroduced a bill to ensure NTSB oversight of commercial space accident investigations. August 16, 2022, 11:37 AM House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) leaders are backing a bipartisan bill to ensure the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has the authority to investigate commercial space transportation accidents. House aviation subcommittee...

More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING Magazine – FLYING
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More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING Magazine – FLYING

Responding to a burgeoning need for hangar space and FBO services in the Northeast, Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut, is growing.  Earlier this month, Atlantic Aviation opened a new 40,000-square-foot hangar that includes a 4,000 square-foot U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. “The hangar was almost full before we got the certificate of occupancy,”...

More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING
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More Hangar Space and FBO Services On Tap at KOXC – FLYING

Responding to a burgeoning need for hangar space and FBO services in the Northeast, Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut, is growing.  Earlier this month, Atlantic Aviation opened a new 40,000-square-foot hangar that includes a 4,000 square-foot U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility. “The hangar was almost full before we got the certificate of occupancy,”...

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FAA Document Fraud Case Ends with Guilty Plea

A 30-year-old man with a a history of criminal behavior has pleaded guilty to making numerous false statements on documents to the FAA. August 16, 2022, 11:27 AM A man with a history of criminal behavior has pleaded guilty in federal court to making numerous false statements on documents to the FAA, including a failed...

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Delta adds second Seoul service in December, complementing existing daily operation – Delta News Hub

Delta Air Lines will increase the frequency of its nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Seoul-Incheon International Airport with the addition of three-times-per-week service effective Dec. 13. The new service will complement Delta’s existing daily operations and Joint Venture partner Korean Air’s five-times-weekly service, bringing the total frequency to 15 flights a week. Article...

FreeFlight Shipping Newly TSO’d Radar Altimeters
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FreeFlight Shipping Newly TSO’d Radar Altimeters

FreeFlight Systems’ 5G-tolerant radar altimeters meet the performance standards for airborne low-range radar altimeters. August 16, 2022, 11:18 AM The FAA has granted technical standard order (TSO) certification of the 5G-tolerant FreeFlight Systems RA-5500 and RA-6500 Terrain-series radar altimeters. The RA-5500 is a single unit system, while the RA-6500 is for dual installations. “We have a considerable...

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Mims: Airports Have Rare Opportunity To Leap Forward

FAA Deputy Administrator Mims noted $25 billion in funding available and focus on infrastructure, saying airports have a “once-in-generation” opportunity. August 16, 2022, 10:51 AM With unprecedented funding and a focus on infrastructure, the U.S. aviation community has a “once-in-a-generation” opportunity to make airports the best they can be, according to FAA Deputy Administrator Bradley...

American Airlines to buy supersonic jets in ultra-fast travel push – The National
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American Airlines to buy supersonic jets in ultra-fast travel push – The National

American Airlines on Tuesday agreed to purchase up to 20 supersonic jets and put down a non-refundable deposit on the planes that are still years away from flying. The agreement with manufacturer Boom Supersonic includes the option to purchase an additional 40 Overture aircraft. The companies said Overture would transport customers at twice the speed...

FSSAI assures action against hanging of toilet brushes over pizza dough at Domino's outlet in B'luru – Daijiworld.com
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FSSAI assures action against hanging of toilet brushes over pizza dough at Domino's outlet in B'luru – Daijiworld.com

Bengaluru, Aug 16 (IANS): The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Tuesday took cognisance of hanging of toilet brushes over pizza dough at a Domino’s outlet in Bengaluru. The apex food regulator under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday that the response of the FBO has been sought...

Delta is expanding capacity at Great Falls airport – KRTV NEWS Great Falls
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Delta is expanding capacity at Great Falls airport – KRTV NEWS Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Great Falls International Airport (GTF) announced this week that Delta Airlines will transition their three daily flights to Salt Lake City (SLC) to 76-seat aircraft starting in October. Airport officials said in a news release that one flight on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday will remain on a 50-seat jet in October, but by November,...

Airshare Selects Viasat In-flight Connectivity for New Aircraft Deliveries – Parabolic Arc – Parabolic Arc
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Airshare Selects Viasat In-flight Connectivity for New Aircraft Deliveries – Parabolic Arc – Parabolic Arc

Airshare Will Equip New Bombardier Challenger 350 and Challenger 3500 Aircraft with Viasat’s Industry-Leading Ka-Band Connectivity System CARLSBAD, Calif. (Viasat Inc. PR) — Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced that it will install its high-performance, Ka-band in-flight connectivity (IFC) system on Airshare’s new Bombardier Challenger 350 deliveries and future Challenger 3500 deliveries that begin next year. The first installation...

Airshare Selects Viasat for Bombardier Challengers
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Airshare Selects Viasat for Bombardier Challengers

The first Viasat in-flight connectivity system was installed in Airshare’s Bombardier Challenger 350 in July. August 16, 2022, 9:43 AM Kansas-based fractional provider Airshare has selected Viasat’s Ka-band in-flight connectivity system for its new Bombardier Challenger 350s and future Challenger 3500 deliveries. The first installation on an Airshare Challenger 350 was completed in July, with...

Monarch Air Group Flies Carbon Neutral by 2025 – EIN News
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Monarch Air Group Flies Carbon Neutral by 2025 – EIN News

Monarch Air Group – Private Jet Charter Monarch Air Group Flies Carbon Neutral by 2025 As an environmentally responsible company, we are committed to the environment and implementation of environmental sustainability practices into our operations and relationships with our suppliers.” — David Gitman, President of Monarch Air Group FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,...

Frontier announces new international routes from Atlanta –  The Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Frontier announces new international routes from Atlanta – The Atlanta Journal Constitution

ExploreJetBlue-Spirit deal to combine two competitors at Hartsfield-Jackson Frontier last month lost out on a bid to merge with Spirit Airlines when Spirit decided to combine with JetBlue instead. When the cancellation of the Frontier-Spirit merger was announced at the end of July, Frontier issued a statement saying it was disappointed but that it is...

Airport Update Includes Latest Noise Mitigation Plan – LkldNow
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Airport Update Includes Latest Noise Mitigation Plan – LkldNow

Lakeland Linder International Airport’s latest plan to reduce aircraft noise over Lakeland neighborhoods is getting a final review this week before being submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport’s interim director told city commissioners on Monday. After the FAA rejected a plan for a visual approach last year, airport officials connected with Hughes Aerospace,...

Emirates puts into service world's largest A380 for Dubai-Bengaluru route – The Indian Express
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Emirates puts into service world's largest A380 for Dubai-Bengaluru route – The Indian Express

Emirates airline on Tuesday announced to put the world’s largest commercial airplane A380 into service for flights between Dubai and Bengaluru from October 30. So far, the service between the two destinations was offered by the airline through Boeing 777. “The aircraft upgrade will allow customers travelling to and from the South Indian city to...

DoD and Joby broaden partnership in military eVTOL applications – DroneDJ
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DoD and Joby broaden partnership in military eVTOL applications – DroneDJ

Joby, a leading developer of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, has expanded its partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) in exploring potential applications of next-generation vehicles across all corps of the US military. Santa Cruz, California-based Joby said its existing relationship with the DoD is being extended through its new association with the US Air Force’s Agility Prime program....

The Race For Last Mile Drones – Forbes
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The Race For Last Mile Drones – Forbes

One of the most difficult and expensive aspects of the supply chain is last mile and home delivery. However, from a customer experience standpoint, it is also the most memorable and possibly important. Autonomous last mile deliveries are part of the answer to the e-commerce boom that we are experiencing. Autonomous mobile robots are also...

American Airlines Places Deposit to Secure 20 Boom Overtures
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American Airlines Places Deposit to Secure 20 Boom Overtures

A contract between Boom Supersonic and American Airlines covers a firm order for 20 Overtures and options on another 40. August 16, 2022, 8:42 AM American Airlines on Tuesday said it has placed a non-refundable deposit as part of an agreement to buy up to 20 Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft. The deal includes options on...

Cessna Citation business jet crash in US caused by pilot incapacitation: NTSB – AeroTime News Hub
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Cessna Citation business jet crash in US caused by pilot incapacitation: NTSB – AeroTime News Hub

A Cessna Citation V business jet that crashed in Oregon, the United States, killing the pilot, after entering a spiraling descent was because of pilot incapacitation, investigators of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.  After a 1.5-year investigation, the NTSB could not provide an exact reason for why the pilot became incapacitated in-flight and...

Plane From Westchester County, New York Crashes in Hudson Valley – Hudson Valley Post
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Plane From Westchester County, New York Crashes in Hudson Valley – Hudson Valley Post

Multiple injuries were reported after a plane wouldn’t brake and crashed into a road in the Hudson Valley over the weekend. On Sunday around 11:45 a.m., New York State Police from the Highland and Gardiner barracks responded to Skydive The Ranch in the town of Gardiner, New York for a report of a single-engine fixed-wing...

Two Dassault Aviation FBOs Take Top Spots in Survey – AviationSource News
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Two Dassault Aviation FBOs Take Top Spots in Survey – AviationSource News

LONDON – Dassault Aviation’s Fixed Based Operation (FBO) at Geneva International Airport, has been voted top FBO by the European business aircraft operators’ survey performed by Business Air News. Moreover, the magazine also ranked Dassault’s Le Bourget FBO number two among operators at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. Similar to Geneva, is one of the most utilised...

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Experts explain the key ways to avoid and mitigate emergency situations – Business Airport International

Words by  Aaron Karp In early September last year, Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans hard. Signature Flight Support, the largest operator of FBOs in the world with more than 200 locations, safely evacuated its employees from its facility at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. But the hurricane completely destroyed the FBO’s terminal and offices....

35 years later: Flight 255 crashes after takeoff from Detroit Metro Airport – WDIV ClickOnDetroit
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35 years later: Flight 255 crashes after takeoff from Detroit Metro Airport – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

It’s been 35 years since Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crashed onto I-94, killing all but one passenger. The aircraft took off from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and was airborne for all of 14 seconds before the crash along Middlebelt Road and I-94. Flight 255 is the seventh deadliest plane crash in United States history,...

SpiceJet reaches settlement with aircraft lessor, will get two more Boeing 737 Max planes – The Indian Express
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SpiceJet reaches settlement with aircraft lessor, will get two more Boeing 737 Max planes – The Indian Express

Domestic airline SpiceJet Tuesday said it had reached a settlement with aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation Limited, following which two Boeing 737 Max aircraft will be added to its fleet. According to an official statement, the settlement was reached with Goshawk Aviation Limited and its affiliated leasing entities Wilmington Trust SP Services (Dublin) Limited, Sabarmati Aviation...

Pilot incapacitation preceded Citation V's fatal spiral dive – Flightglobal
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Pilot incapacitation preceded Citation V's fatal spiral dive – Flightglobal

US investigators believe the pilot of a Cessna Citation V became incapacitated before the aircraft entered a tight spiral descent from 31,000ft and disintegrated on impact with terrain in Oregon’s Mutton mountain range. The pilot was not type-rated on the executive jet – having discontinued training before completion – and the accident probably occurred on...

Department Of Labor Orders Pilot Reinstated After Whistleblower Investigation – AVweb
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Department Of Labor Orders Pilot Reinstated After Whistleblower Investigation – AVweb

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Louisiana-based Metro Aviation to reinstate one of its former pilots following a federal whistleblower investigation. According to the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the helicopter ambulance services provider retaliated against the pilot by forcing them to “resign, retire or be involuntarily separated from the company” after...

Where Thunderbolts are made, baseball dreams come true – AOPA Pilot
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Where Thunderbolts are made, baseball dreams come true – AOPA Pilot

You will find the local airport along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, about two miles from the complex of stadiums and fields surrounding the headquarters of Little League International Baseball, where young ball players arrive each August with their families ready to cheer them on to a championship. Little League...

Plane that crashed in central Illinois originated in New Mexico – Peoria Journal Star
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Plane that crashed in central Illinois originated in New Mexico – Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA– The single-engine plane that crashed in Hanna City on Saturday had been in the air for nearly five hours, having left Santa Fe, N.M. earlier that day. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are continuing to investigation the accident that killed two people, a pilot and a passenger, on Saturday afternoon....

AEG Fuels Announces Branded Dealer Network | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News
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AEG Fuels Announces Branded Dealer Network | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

With the addition of its latest location, AEG Fuels has announced the launch of AEG Connect, its branded dealer network. The company told AIN it wished to achieve a certain number of locations before publicly disclosing the network. The newest FBO to become a branded AEG dealer is family-owned National Jets, one of four service...

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House Clears Way for SAF Blender's Tax Credit

House approves SAF blender’s tax credits as part of passage of Inflation Reduction Act. August 15, 2022, 1:08 PM The House passed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R.5376) on Friday, clearing the way for a blender’s tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over the next five years and providing a key incentive to spool up production, according to...

AEG Fuels Announces Branded Dealer Network
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AEG Fuels Announces Branded Dealer Network

Miami-based fuel provider AEG Fuels has introduced its own branded dealer network. August 15, 2022, 1:09 PM With the addition of its latest location, AEG Fuels has announced the launch of AEG Connect, its branded dealer network. The company told AIN it wished to achieve a certain number of locations before publicly disclosing the network....

Aviation Personnel International Hires BizAv ‘YoPro’ Lisa Borrayo as Client Services Manager – EIN News
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Aviation Personnel International Hires BizAv ‘YoPro’ Lisa Borrayo as Client Services Manager – EIN News

Lisa Borrayo joins Aviation Personnel International as Client Services Manager Lisa Borrayo joins Aviation Personnel International as Client Services Manager. API is the longest-running recruiting firm serving business aviation. This aviation recruiting position requires a high degree of professionalism and discretion, plus exceptional listening skills. As a trained psychologist … Lisa has these traits and...

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NTSB: Pilot Incapacitated Before Fatal Citation V Crash

The NTSB found that the sole-occupant pilot killed in a January 2021 Citation V crash lost control of the twinjet after becoming incapacitated. August 15, 2022, 12:59 PM The sole-occupant pilot that died in the crash of Cessna Citation V N3RB on Jan. 9, 2021, near Warm Springs, Oregon, lost control of the twinjet after...

Joby cites momentum toward type certification despite FAA curveball – evtol.com – eVTOL.com
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Joby cites momentum toward type certification despite FAA curveball – evtol.com – eVTOL.com

Joby Aviation said it has maintained momentum toward type certification of its piloted four-passenger eVTOL despite an apparent curveball from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the company is still targeting a launch of service in 2024. Joby Aviation told shareholders it is still progressing toward type certification for its eVTOL aircraft, with the...

Preliminary report released for fatal plane crash in Monona County, IA – KCRG
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Preliminary report released for fatal plane crash in Monona County, IA – KCRG

UTE, Iowa (KTIV) – Federal investigators have released their preliminary report for a fatal plane crash in northwest Iowa that happened back in late July. According to the National Transportation Safety Board’s report, the crash happened at about 1 p.m. on July 30 and resulted in the death of the plane’s pilot. The Monona County...

Preliminary report released for fatal plane crash in Monona County, IA – KTIV Siouxland's News Channel
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Preliminary report released for fatal plane crash in Monona County, IA – KTIV Siouxland's News Channel

UTE, Iowa (KTIV) – Federal investigators have released their preliminary report for a fatal plane crash in northwest Iowa that happened back in late July. According to the National Transportation Safety Board’s report, the crash happened at about 1 p.m. on July 30 and resulted in the death of the plane’s pilot. The Monona County...

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DOT Updates SIFL Rates | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated its standard industry fare level (SIFL) rates for the second half of the year, softening its unadjusted levels slightly over those in the first six months. SIFL rates are used for determining values of non-business transportation aboard employer-provided aircraft as required by the IRS. The DOT calculates the...

Jet Token in Line for $40 Million Investment
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Jet Token in Line for $40 Million Investment

Jet Token would draw from the Global Emerging Markets’ investment after it goes public. August 15, 2022, 12:04 PM Las Vegas-based Jet Token has a new investment partner: Global Emerging Markets (Gem) Global Yield. Luxembourg-based Gem, which has $3.4 billion in assets, is committing to a $40 million investment in the private aircraft services provider....

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DOT Updates SIFL Rates

The SIFL rates, used to compute value of non-business travel aboard a company-provided aircraft, are slightly lower in the second half, unadjusted. August 15, 2022, 11:45 AM The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has updated its standard industry fare level (SIFL) rates for the second half of the year, softening its unadjusted levels slightly over...

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At 12.4% CAGR, Charter Flight Market Size is likely to Hit USD 51.88 billion by 2029 – Latest Innovations and Trends, Regional (USA, China, etc.) Analysis, and Industry Data – Adroit Market Research – GlobeNewswire

At 12.4% CAGR, Charter Flight Market Size is likely to Hit USD 51.88 billion by 2029 – Latest Innovations and Trends, Regional (USA, China, etc.) Analysis, and Industry Data – Adroit Market Research  GlobeNewswireClick Here to see the Full/Original Article

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At 12.4% CAGR, Charter Flight Market Size is likely to Hit USD 51.88 billion by 2029 – Latest Innovations and Trends, Regional (USA, China, etc.) Analysis, and Industry Data – Adroit Market Research – Yahoo Finance

At 12.4% CAGR, Charter Flight Market Size is likely to Hit USD 51.88 billion by 2029 – Latest Innovations and Trends, Regional (USA, China, etc.) Analysis, and Industry Data – Adroit Market Research  Yahoo FinanceClick Here to see the Full/Original Article

Female-dominated FBO celebrates decade of service with expansion at CYHU – Skies Magazine
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Female-dominated FBO celebrates decade of service with expansion at CYHU – Skies Magazine

By Natasha McKenty | August 15, 2022 Estimated reading time 9 minutes, 49 seconds. It has been said that once you have tasted flight, you will always walk through life with “eyes turned skyward.” Sylvie Santini is the president and CEO of HUB FBO – a (fortuitously) female-dominated fixed-base operator located at Montreal Saint-Hubert Airport...

Thrive Aviation Earns Argus' Top Safety Rating
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Thrive Aviation Earns Argus' Top Safety Rating

Argus has awarded Thrive Aviation its Platinum safety rating, the award comes as Thrive is rapidly expanding its owned and managed fleet of business jets. August 15, 2022, 8:42 AM Argus has awarded Thrive Aviation its Platinum safety rating, following an on-site audit of the Las Vegas-based charter operator and jet card provider. The audit...

Malaysia Airlines Chooses A330neos for Widebody Replacement
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Malaysia Airlines Chooses A330neos for Widebody Replacement

The Malaysian flag carrier plans to take a total of 20 A330-900s under a sale-leaseback and direct lease agreements with Avolon. August 15, 2022, 8:20 AM Malaysia Airlines parent Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) has signed agreements with Airbus and leasing group Avolon covering 20 A330-900s, the companies said on Monday. MAG plans to buy 10 of...

Boom in online shopping prompts Qantas to increase freight fleet – AeroTime News Hub
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Boom in online shopping prompts Qantas to increase freight fleet – AeroTime News Hub

Australian carrier Qantas announced that its freight division will increase its domestic fleet with six Airbus A321 aircraft to meet the growing demand for e-commerce. The six A321 freighters, which will be sourced on the open market, are expected to arrive between early 2024 and mid-2026. They will replace the airline’s long-term fleet of five...

The Long, Twisted And Slightly Ridiculous Story Of Avgas (Part 1) – AVweb
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The Long, Twisted And Slightly Ridiculous Story Of Avgas (Part 1) – AVweb

For decades, the general aviation industry has struggled with finding a replacement for leaded avgas without success. The biggest driver of this failure is that there’s no reason to do so because the industry has been given an exemption to continue using lead. In this two-part series, AVweb’s Paul Bertorelli explains how industry inertia and...

TRSA Asks: Can You Handle The Truth? – AVweb
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TRSA Asks: Can You Handle The Truth? – AVweb

The Oxcart English/Aviation Dictionary defines TRSA as: Terminally Redundant Suspicious Airspace. And here now to illustrate how TRSAs continue to evade mention in polite aviation salons, is a transcribed actual event that could’ve happened. Reader discretion is advised but not expected. It began like any Tuesday, coming sharp on the heels of another Monday. A...

Sundial owner, FlyUSA vie to control Clearwater Airpark – St Pete Catalyst
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Sundial owner, FlyUSA vie to control Clearwater Airpark – St Pete Catalyst

The City of Clearwater has garnered interest from multiple firms seeking to become the new operators of the 47-acre Clearwater Airpark, including an offer from Paradise Ventures, the owners of the Sundial shopping complex in St. Petersburg.  During a Thursday committee meeting, private aviation operator FlyUSA and commercial real estate firm Paradise Ventures earned the...

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SkyWest continues running two daily flights at Sioux City while awaiting word on charter service request – Sioux City Journal

Dave Dreeszen SIOUX CITY — SkyWest Airlines continues to operate two flights per day at Sioux Gateway Airport as the Utah-based carrier awaits federal approval of its request to create a new charter service for smaller airports like Sioux City’s. SkyWest, which flies connecting routes for United Airlines, offers one daily flight each to and...

Clay Lacy breaks ground on $20 million FBO and maintenance facility at KOXC — General Aviation News – General Aviation News
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Clay Lacy breaks ground on $20 million FBO and maintenance facility at KOXC — General Aviation News – General Aviation News

Clay Lacy Aviation recently broke ground on a new $20 million, 11-acre FBO and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) development at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut. Company officials report it is one of the largest private investments in the Connecticut Airport Authority’s general aviation airport system. The expansion features a passenger terminal, executive offices,...