Nextant Aerospace Awarded T-1A Avionics Contract

Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, and Challenger 604XT, announced today that it has been awarded the United States Air Force (USAF) T-1A Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) Contract as a subcontractor to Field Aerospace. As part of the award, Nextant Aerospace will share the responsibility for modernizing the entire fleet of 178 T-1A trainer aircraft, 16 operational flight trainers,...

Modern Aviation Launches Business with First FBO Acquisition

Modern Aviation, an FBO platform backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners (“Tiger”), today announced that it had closed the acquisition of Air Wilmington located at Wilmington International Airport in Wilmington, North Carolina. Air Wilmington is the sole FBO at Wilmington International Airport where it provides fueling, hangar storage and MRO services to general aviation, military...

Meridian TEB and Meridian HWD Complete Gulfstream Service Training

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed ground handling and servicing training for large cabin and mid-cabin Gulfstream aircraft. Gulfstream offers the training in partnership with FlightSafety International, who developed the curriculum for the training courses. The program is designed to raise awareness for aircraft safety during...

Private aircraft firm opens new $6.5M hangar at Tampa International

Sheltair Aviation’s new $6.5 million executive hangar complex at Tampa International Airport opened Wednesday. Full Article

JETNET Releases 2017 Pre-Owned Business Jet Market Data

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of aviation market information, has released December 2017 and 2017 year-end results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter, and commercial airliner markets. Market Summary JETNET summarized key worldwide trends across all pre-owned aircraft market sectors, comparing December 2017 to December 2016, as well as 2017 year-end, and comparisons to...

In-Flight Crew Connections Wins Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards

In-Flight Crew Connections, a leading employment agency for the corporate aviation industry, announced today that they have earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards after winning the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards five years in a row for providing superior service to their clients and job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best...

Gulfstream to build $40 million service center, add 200 jobs at Appleton airport

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its plans to construct a new service center at Wisconsin’s Appleton International Airport to support its growing customer fleet. This additional Gulfstream Appleton facility, which will complement the existing hangar and office space, is expected to begin operations in the second quarter of 2019 and create approximately 200 jobs. Gulfstream will develop...

Signature to build FBO terminal-hangar at SWF

Signature Aviation, one of the fixed base operators at Stewart International Airport, is going to build a 28,000-square foot hangar and FBO terminal once a contract is approved by the Port Authority Board on Thursday. Full Article

Jetex Unveils Plans for First U.S. Private Terminal in California

Jetex Flight Support is delighted to announce the launch of its first branded private terminal in the United States at California’s San Bernardino International Airport (SBD/KSBD). The new agreement will see the company deliver the world-class aviation services for which it is renowned at the Luxivair SBD terminal, the only facility of its kind at the airport. The 12,000ft2 two-story terminal features...

NBAA Announces Recipients of 2018 Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Awards

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced that $41,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education. These individuals were recognized during the 2018 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2018), taking place Feb. 6-9 in Long Beach,...