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Atlantic Aviation opens US CBP facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport FBO | CAPA – CAPA – Centre for Aviation

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Super Bowl LVII – Airport – City of Scottsdale

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ExecuJet to open FBO at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport – Business Airport International
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ExecuJet to open FBO at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport – Business Airport International

ExecuJet, part of Luxaviation Group, is opening an FBO facility at Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport. The FBO will feature a presidential suite, double-story crew lounge with viewing deck and games room, airside hotel room suite, transit lounge smoking area and bar. The terminal will also have discrete working and rest areas with landside access...

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Personal Weather Minimums: Identify Yours – FLYING

There’s good reason why flight instructors place weather limitations in a student pilot’s logbook. These limitations must be in place because most student pilots don’t have the experience to determine where their skill ends and luck begins. Once you’ve earned your sport or private pilot certificate, it’s your responsibility to establish your personal weather limitations—and...

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SFS FBO at Vail Eagle County Regional Airport reaches Tier 3 NATA sustainability certification | CAPA – CAPA – Centre for Aviation

CAPA publishes more than 1,000 global News Briefs every week, covering all aspects of the aviation and travel industry. It’s the most comprehensive source of market intelligence in the world, with around 50 per cent of content translated from non-English sources. The breadth of our coverage means you won’t need any other news sources to...

Signature Location Earns 1st NATA Sustainability Tier 3 Nod – Aviation International News
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Signature Location Earns 1st NATA Sustainability Tier 3 Nod – Aviation International News

Signature Flight Support’s Vail Valley Jet Center at Colorado’s Eagle Regional Airport is the first to achieve Tier 3 in NATA’s Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses. The free, voluntary initiative, developed by a working group under NATA’s environment committee, was launched last November to provide FBOs and other industry operators with a self-certification process for...

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Phase 2 of Arizona Mega Hangar Complex Set to Open – Aviation International News

California-based Davcon Construction is expected to complete Phase 2 of its private hangar project at Mesa, Arizona’s Falcon Field Airport next month. Construction on the complex, which can accommodate the latest ultra-long-range business jets, began in March 2020, with fully-occupied Phase 1 opening last August. The two phases, which were constructed at the cost of...

Elliott Aviation Completes Acquisition of Four Points Aero Services – Business Wire
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Elliott Aviation Completes Acquisition of Four Points Aero Services – Business Wire

MOLINE, Ill. & DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elliott Aviation (“Elliott”), a portfolio company of Summit Park, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Four Points Aero Services (“FPA” or “the Company”), a full-service aircraft repair facility based in Dallas, Texas that provides full maintenance, repair, and overhaul services (MRO) and other MRO support services...

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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Atlantic Aviation acquires Blue Heron Aviation FBO at Providenciales International Airport | CAPA – CAPA – Centre for Aviation

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TxDOT Funded Project Nears Completion – Seminole Sentinel
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TxDOT Funded Project Nears Completion – Seminole Sentinel

Construction is nearly completed on the $800,000 state-funded fence project enclosing 400 acres at the Gaines County Airport. The fence is being paid for entirely by a TxDOT grant and at no expense to the County, stressed Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Jonathan Siemons. Gaines County Commissioner David Murphree said the County submitted a grant application...

Contractor flying high after securing airport hangar contract – Project Scotland
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Contractor flying high after securing airport hangar contract – Project Scotland

MCLAUGHLIN & Harvey has secured a contract for the design and construction of a new hangar at Farnborough Airport. Work on the hangar, which represents the largest infrastructure project at the airport this century, is due to start in the coming weeks whilst the airport remains fully operational. McLaughlin & Harvey construction director, Douglas McCusker,...

Atlantic Aviation Expands Caribbean Footprint – Aviation International News
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Atlantic Aviation Expands Caribbean Footprint – Aviation International News

Atlantic Aviation has expanded its footprint in the Caribbean with the acquisition of Blue Heron Aviation, one of two service providers at Providenciales International Airport in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The facility includes a 6,800-sq-ft terminal with passenger and crew lounges, refreshments, conference room, concierge, and onsite customs and immigration service, as well as...

Busy Virginia General Aviation Airport Gets Second FBO – Aviation International News
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Busy Virginia General Aviation Airport Gets Second FBO – Aviation International News

Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO)—the second busiest general aviation airport in Virginia and located just 35 miles from Washington D.C.—has received a second service provider with the opening of Kuhn Jet Center. A sister to aircraft management provider Kuhn Aviation, the FBO is operating from a 34,000-sq-ft climate-controlled hangar that company president Scott Kuhn built in 2020. The...

General Dynamics (GD) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript – The Motley Fool
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General Dynamics (GD) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript – The Motley Fool

Image source: The Motley Fool. General Dynamics (GD 1.05%)Q2 2022 Earnings CallJul 27, 2022, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and welcome to the General Dynamics second quarter 2022 earnings call. My name is Brica, and I will be your event specialist today. [Operator instructions] I now...

FBO expansion to QC International Airport will offer charters, flight school, maintenance – WQAD Moline
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FBO expansion to QC International Airport will offer charters, flight school, maintenance – WQAD Moline

The fixed-based operator would allow QCIA to offer smaller, general aviation services like flight school, maintenance and charter flights. MOLINE, Ill. — An aviation company has announced an expansion to the Quad Cities International Airport that would allow it to offer more general aviation services. On Wednesday, July 27, Revv Aviation, a Midwestern aviation services...

City hears three annual reports – Plainsman
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City hears three annual reports – Plainsman

HURON – Huron city commissioners heard annual reports from the Beadle County Humane Society, the Huron Event Center, and Greater Huron Development on Monday as part of the regular meeting. Kim Krueger, the director of the Humane Society, kicked off the annual reports. She noted the nationwide increase in animals being surrendered after the drastic...

Virginia FBO Closes after Running Afoul of Airport Standards – Aviation International News
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Virginia FBO Closes after Running Afoul of Airport Standards – Aviation International News

Just a year after its heralded opening, Richmond Executive Aviation (REA), one of two FBOs at Virginia’s Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport (KFCI), had its 30-year lease terminated by the county authority due to multiple defaults of the airport’s contracted minimum standards. In a letter sent to REA’s leadership, airport manager Jeremy Wilkinson detailed the violations including...

NTSB issues preliminary report on RED Air MD-82 accident, Miami
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NTSB issues preliminary report on RED Air MD-82 accident, Miami

Narrative:RED Air flight 203, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, HI1064, suffered a left-hand main gear failure during landing on runway 09 at Miami International Airport (MIA), Florida, USA. The flight departed Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ), Dominican Republic , at 15:35. The aircraft was cleared for the ILS runway 09 at MIA and the crew reported...

NTSB: Learjet 60 overran runway after landing on wrong runway
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NTSB: Learjet 60 overran runway after landing on wrong runway

Narrative:The flight crew of the Learjet 60 inadvertently landed on runway 30 instead of runway 34 at Chicago Executive Airport, Illinois, USA, and the aircraft overran the runway. Before departure, the captain conducted a time-of-arrival landing distance assessment and calculated a factored landing distance of 4,790 ft. The landing distance available on runway 34 was...

Report: EMB-145 hit ground after crew continued descent without having runway in sight
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Report: EMB-145 hit ground after crew continued descent without having runway in sight

Narrative:United Express flight 4933, operated by CommutAir, was attempting to land on runway 1 at Presque Isle International Airport (PQI), Maine, USA, and impacted terrain to the right of the runway. The first officer and two of the passengers were injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The accident flight departed from Newark Liberty International Airport...

A320 nearly struck terrain during go around at Paris-CDG
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A320 nearly struck terrain during go around at Paris-CDG

This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information. Date: 23-MAY-2022 Time: 11:41 UTC Type: Airbus A320-233 Owner/operator: Norwegian Air Sweden, opb AirHub Airlines Registration:...

ECP officials approve lease for new airport expansion – WJHG
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ECP officials approve lease for new airport expansion – WJHG

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – At a board meeting Wednesday morning, officials at Northwest Florida Beaches International airport made an announcement to expand. A lease amendment was approved for Southern Sky Aviation – a new fixed-base-operator, or FBO. Right now, the only FBO at the airport is Sheltair Aviation. FBO’s are private jet terminals,...

Red Air MD-82 runway excursion accident at Miami
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Red Air MD-82 runway excursion accident at Miami

Developing story – the information presented here is preliminary and may change rapidly. Narrative:Red Air flight L5203, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, HI1064, suffered a gear collapse and runway excursion during landing on runway 09 at Miami International Airport, FL.A fire erupted in the right-hand wing but all on board managed to evacuate the aircraft. Classification:...

Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Valdosta Daily Times
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Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Valdosta Daily Times

#inform-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #inform-video-player-2 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 2, 2022– Flexjet LLC, one of the largest and most innovative fractional jet providers, today launched its private helicopter division, integrating Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), which was acquired by parent Directional Aviation, into the Flexjet family. Flexjet...

Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – KULR-TV
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Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – KULR-TV

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 2, 2022– Flexjet LLC, one of the largest and most innovative fractional jet providers, today launched its private helicopter division, integrating Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), which was acquired by parent Directional Aviation, into the Flexjet family. Flexjet will extend complimentary helicopter hours to its Gulfstream G650 fractional Owners, and will sell add-on fractional,...

Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Joplin Globe
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Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Joplin Globe

#inform-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #inform-video-player-2 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 2, 2022– Flexjet LLC, one of the largest and most innovative fractional jet providers, today launched its private helicopter division, integrating Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), which was acquired by parent Directional Aviation, into the Flexjet family. Flexjet...

Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Business Wire
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Flexjet Redefines Private Travel by Adding Private Helicopter Division Featuring Sikorsky S-76s – Business Wire

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet LLC, one of the largest and most innovative fractional jet providers, today launched its private helicopter division, integrating Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), which was acquired by parent Directional Aviation, into the Flexjet family. Flexjet will extend complimentary helicopter hours to its Gulfstream G650 fractional Owners, and will sell add-on fractional, lease and charter...

Report: Cause of Cessna 560 in-flight separation of engine cowlings unclear
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Report: Cause of Cessna 560 in-flight separation of engine cowlings unclear

Narrative:A Cessna 560 Citation Encore airplane, N654CE, was substantially damaged when two engine cowlings departed the airplane inflight over Benbrook, Texas. The pilot and the one passenger were not injured. The airplane was climbing through flight level (FL) 225 for FL 380, when the pilot heard a “loud crashing noise” followed by a “turbulent air...

Report: misinterpreted taxiway markings factor in attempted takeoff from taxiway, Amsterdam
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Report: misinterpreted taxiway markings factor in attempted takeoff from taxiway, Amsterdam

This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information. Date: 06-SEP-2019 Time: 06:10 LT Type: Boeing 737-8K2 (WL) Owner/operator: Transavia Registration: PH-HSJ MSN: 42150/4810 Fatalities:...

Signature Opens New FBO at UK's Birmingham Airport – Aviation International News
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Signature Opens New FBO at UK's Birmingham Airport – Aviation International News

Signature Flight Support (Booth K51) has opened its new FBO facility at the UK’s Birmingham Airport. The structure replaces the previous 1930’s-era terminal that was damaged by flooding in 2018. The world’s largest private aviation service provider, Signature had been operating from a temporary facility until the opening of the new building. Construction took three...

AAIB: unstable approach factor in B737-400SF hard landing, Exeter
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AAIB: unstable approach factor in B737-400SF hard landing, Exeter

Status: Accident investigation report completed and information captured Date: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Time: 02:37 Type: Boeing 737-4Q8 (SF) Operator: West Atlantic (UK) Registration: G-JMCY MSN: 25114/2666 First flight: 1994-10-20 (26 years 3 months) Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1 Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:...

Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – The Bakersfield Californian
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Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – The Bakersfield Californian

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 18, 2022– Flexjet, the most exclusive global fractional private jet provider, also known for its high safety standards, today announced that it has adopted GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software solution for its fleet operations. Maintenance Insight detects aircraft and component degradation before even scheduled maintenance would catch it. The Maintenance Insight program also...

Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Business Wire
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Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Business Wire

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, the most exclusive global fractional private jet provider, also known for its high safety standards, today announced that it has adopted GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software solution for its fleet operations. Maintenance Insight detects aircraft and component degradation before even scheduled maintenance would catch it. The Maintenance Insight program also generates analytics that...

Flexjet Hosts Jet Owners at Miami's Hottest Ticket of The Year: Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Business Wire
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Flexjet Hosts Jet Owners at Miami's Hottest Ticket of The Year: Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Business Wire

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, a global leader in fractional private jet travel, will host its jet Owners at the Formula 1 Crypto.Com Miami Grand Prix at the Miami International Autodrome (MIA) May 6-8, 2022. Flexjet’s premium open-air, shaded observation lounges on the fastest corner of the MIA track will be among the exclusive Turn 5 Suites. “More...

Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs during go-around, BEA says
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Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs during go-around, BEA says

Air France Flight AF011, a Boeing 777-300ER, suffered serious control issues during a go around at Paris-CDG Airport. The captain on the flight was the Pilot Monitoring (PM), the co-pilot, in the right seat, was the Pilot Flying (PF). During the descent, the crew prepared for an ILS approach to runway 26L. The meteorological conditions...

Flexjet Celebrates World Pilots' Day – Business Wire
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Flexjet Celebrates World Pilots' Day – Business Wire

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, the world’s most exclusive provider of fractional private jets, today paid tribute to the skill, commitment and professionalism of its pilots on World Pilots’ Day. Celebrated annually on April 26 for nearly a decade, World Pilots’ Day honors the men and women who keep passengers flying safely through the skies. “We are proud...

NetJets Europe Marks Milestone Jet Delivery – Aviation International News
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NetJets Europe Marks Milestone Jet Delivery – Aviation International News

NetJets has taken delivery of the 100th aircraft for its European fleet—a milepost that comes as part of the fractional aircraft provider’s €2.2 billion ($2.36 billion) investment in its global fleet. The milestone aircraft is a midsize Cessna Citation Latitude, the delivery of which was marked with a celebration and water cannon salute in Cascais,...

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<!– –> The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released the final report from its investigation into a serious incident where a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 with 229 on board took off from Brisbane Airport with no airspeed information.Shortly after the aircraft arrived in Brisbane from Kuala Lumpur on 18 July 2018, a support engineer...

NetJets to Purchase up to 150 Lilium eVTOLs – FLYING
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NetJets to Purchase up to 150 Lilium eVTOLs – FLYING

Fractional aircraft ownership company NetJets has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to buy 150 electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air taxis from Germany-based Lilium (NASDAQ: LILM). Lilium, which is preparing to launch a flight test campaign of its fifth-generation eVTOL demonstrator Phoenix 2, announced the MOU with the Columbus, Ohio-based NetJets on Tuesday....

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EASA launches European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) launched the European Information Sharing and Cooperation Platform on Conflict Zones, an initiative which ensures that participating EASA member states and their operators have easy access to the best information when planning flights near or over areas of conflict. The aim of the Platform is to enable its...

NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News
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NetJets Agrees To Buy and Operate 150 Lilium eVTOLs – Aviation International News

Under a memorandum of understanding, fractional aircraft provider NetJets plans to add 150 Lilium eVTOLs to its fleet, Lilium revealed to investors this week. NetJets has secured purchase rights for Lilium’s six-passenger model, which could be operated in both the U.S. and Europe. In a February 28 statement to investors, Germany-based Lilium said NetJets would...

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Let L-410 burns out at Bukavu, DRC, after on board fire

Narrative: A Let L-410UVP-E3, 9S-GFA, burnt out at Bukavu-Kavumu Airport, D.R. Congo. The aircraft was carrying 1600 kgs of cargo bound for Lulingu, D.R. Congo. Local media reports suggest that a fire developed on board the aircraft after takeoff. The pilots reportedly returned to Kavumu Airport and evacuated from the aircraft. The fire quickly engulfed...

People in Aviation – Aviation International News
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People in Aviation – Aviation International News

The FAA has named Billy Nolen, a former airline captain who most recently held a leadership role with WestJet Airlines in Canada, to serve as associate administrator of aviation safety. Previously v-p for safety, security, and quality for WestJet, Nolen brings considerable airline experience to the agency, including stints with Qantas Airways, American Airlines, and Airlines...

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U.S. Fatal Bizav Accidents Double in 2021 | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

U.S.-registered business jets and turboprops, which flew significantly more in 2021 than in 2020, also experienced more fatal accidents last year. According to preliminary figures compiled by AIN, business turbine airplanes suffered 16 fatal crashes in 2021, double the number recorded in 2020. What’s more, fatalities from last year’s accidents increased nearly 62 percent, from 18...