Aviation Industry Press Releases

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BBA Aviation plc to Acquire EPIC Fuels, Expanding its Portfolio of Aviation Focused Businesses May 23, 2018 - BBA Aviation plc announced today that it will acquire EPIC Aviation LLC, DBA Epic Fuels, a privately-held company with headquarters in Irving, Texas; operations in Salem, Oregon and its subsidiary, QTpod in Boulder, CO. It is anticipated that EPIC Fuels will be a separate operating business within the BBA Aviation portfolio.    This acquisition of EPIC Fuels, a leader...
Jetscape Services Sponsors and Supports the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Airshow with Ramp Space and Fuel May 23, 2018 – FORT LAUDERDALE – 2018 marks the first year that Jetscape Services had the privilege of sponsoring and supporting the Fort Lauderdale Airshow. Jetscape provided fuel and parking on their ramp for aircraft that performed in the popular event. “The Jetscape team is both excited and honored to support this wonderful event for the Fort Lauderdale community, as a...
National Aircraft Resale Association Members Head to Geneva for EBACE May 23, 2018 - Demonstrating the global reach of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA), the organization's members plan a large presence at the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. Nearly 25 member organizations will exhibit at the event May 29-31 in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition, more than 60 representatives from NARA companies will be in attendance...
Silver Air Named Title Sponsor of the USPA Pacific Coast Open by Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club (SBPRC) SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 22, 2018 - Silver Air, the private jet management and charter company, is the new title sponsor of the USPA Pacific Coast Open by Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club (SBPRC), the most prestigious polo tournament in the Western United States. Named the “Silver Air USPA Pacific Coast Open,” the tournament will be played August 16 to September 2, 2018,...
PWI Signs CR Riggins` Company AMA as National Sales Representatives May 21, 2018 Wichita, KS - PWI is proud to announce that Aerospace Manufacturing Associates (AMA), which is headed by CR Riggins - a heavy hitter within the Aviation Industry, has become Authorized Sales Reps for PWI products. AMA is a firm that represents a group of aerospace manufacturing companies that have the capability of manufacturing nearly any type of aircraft parts or assemblies. CR...
Industry, Government Leaders to Unveil Alternative Aircraft Fuels Plan, May 28 Geneva, Switzerland May 21, 2018 – On May 28, an aviation industry Media Luncheon will be held to launch a plan to help advance the development and adoption of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels (SAJF), reflecting the industry’s long-standing commitment to emissions reduction, including the stated objectives of achieving a 2-percent improvement in efficiency per year from 2010...
C&L Aviation Group Completes Hawker 800XP ADS-B Garmin ADS-B Installation BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group recently installed the first Garmin ADS-B Out solution for a Honeywell Primus II-equipped Hawker 800XP. The installation was done in cooperation with Elliot Aviation at C&L’s Bangor, Maine, facility, and it complies with the FAA 2020 ADS-B Mandate and DO-260B standards. As a distributor for Garmin International, C&L offers its...
Southwest Airlines Takes Delivery of LEKTRO’s 5,300th Electric Towbarless Tug San Jose, California – LEKTRO, Inc. reached a milestone recently when Southwest Airlines took delivery of its 5,300th towbarless tug ever built. Southwest placed LEKTRO #5300 into service at its San Jose, CA (SJC) operation. To date, LEKTRO has produced more towbarless aircraft tractors than any other manufacturer in the world. The tug, a Model AP8950SDB-AL-200, is the company’s...
Weather Modification & Fargo Jet Center Receive VSTC from Civil Aviation Administration of China May 18, 2018 (Fargo, ND) - Weather Modification International (WMI) and sister company Fargo Jet Center (FJC) receive Validation of Amended Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) from Civil Aviation Administration of China for King Air 200/300 mounted cloud seeding equipment. This VSTC was previously approved in December 2015 through the review and validation process China authorities follow...
Georgetown Air Services Now Accepting International Flights at Delaware Coastal Airport (KGED) May 17, 2018 – GEORGETOWN, DE – As the result of a recent arrangement between Delaware Coastal Airport (KGED) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Georgetown Aviation Services can now accept international aircraft arrivals. Though CBP does not have a facility on the field at KGED, the new arrangement allows for international flights to receive customs clearance as long as...