Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Business Air Concentrates Focus on Charter, Management and Fractional Ownership Services; Divests FBO June 30, 2017 – Business Air™ announced today a strategic re-direction of its business to better serve the needs of its aircraft charter, management and fractional ownership customers.  “Given the growth and increasing demands of our charter and management business, we felt the timing was right for us to concentrate the focus of our business,” said Damon Ward, CEO....
C&L Aviation Group Opens New Miami Office C&L expands service to Latin American Airlines, Military, and Corporate Operators. (Bangor, Maine, USA) - C&L Aviation Group is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite office in Miami, Florida to serve Latin American Airlines, Military, and Corporate Operators. The office will be managed by C&L’s Director of Business Development for Latin America, Carlos Ordonez...
Horizon Air Group Acquires Starbase Jet Dallas, TX (July 5, 2017) – Horizon Air Group is proud to announce the acquisition of World Class Jet dba Starbase Jet, including the air carrier certificate to be rebranded Horizon Jet Management. This provides the company tremendous forward momentum in offering the highest quality service and aviation management to its clientele. The acquisition allows Horizon to not...
Valair Aviation: From Black Hawks to The Boys and Girls Club Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Centrally located on Wiley Post Airport (KPWA) in Oklahoma City, Valair Aviation (Valair) has a history just as rich as the airport’s famed aviator namesake. Dating back to the World War II-era, Valair, originally known as the ServiCenter, has delivered customized solutions to private, commercial and government customers operating turbine and mid-size...
US Jet Center Opens in North Texas Denton, TX - July 5, 2017 - US Aviation Group (USAG) announced the acquisition of the lease-holdings of Business Air Management (BAM), a Fixed Based Operator located at Denton Enterprise Airport KDTO in North Texas. USAG combined US Aviation FBO with the BAM FBO facilities on July 1st. The new FBO is branded US Jet Center. The transaction of the 137,473 square foot leasehold includes seven (7...
Flight Tax Systems (FTS) Expands Product Offerings to Include Site License Versions Fort Lauderdale, FL (June 30, 2017) – Flight Tax Systems, LLC has expanded its product offerings to include private branded site license versions for organizations who have multiple aircraft-owner clients, such as CPA and law firms. Designed by aviation tax professionals, the web-based software simplifies tax reporting for business aircraft owners and operators. Flight Tax Systems (FTS...
CEO Deborah Aharon Awarded Sapphire Pegasus Award for Outstanding Woman in Aviation at Caribavia Conference in St. Maarten PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS — JUNE 27, 2017 – Provo Air Center announced today that CEO Deborah Aharon is the first Caribbean-based recipient of the annual Pegasus Sapphire Award for Outstanding Woman in Aviation. This accolade was awarded shortly after the FBO secured the top position in the Aviation International News (AIN) FBO Survey ranking of best Caribbean FBOs...
Columbia Helicopters Inc. Announces Departure of CEO Aurora, OR - June 28, 2017: Columbia Helicopters Inc. announced today that Jim Rankin, President and CEO, has resigned, effective June 30. The company has promoted Steve Bandy, Senior Vice President of Operations to President of the Aurora-based, global provider of heavy-lift helicopters services and MRO operator. The company is retiring the CEO position. Rankin led Columbia during a downturn...
PBExpo Welcomes GlobalParts.aero as Inaugural Show Premier Sponsor BOCA RATON, Fla., June 28, 2017 - PBExpo, the newest aviation, aerospace and defense parts procurement and service industries tradeshow, announces today that GlobalParts.aero, the industry's fastest growing certified distributor, manufacturer, and MRO provider, is the pioneer sponsor for the inaugural show in 2018. GlobalParts.aero is the first company to declare a sponsorship,...
Conklin & de Decker Release 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator June 28, 2017 - Orleans, MA - Conklin & de Decker has announced the release of their 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator with the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a must-have tool for anyone that is acquiring a Business Jet,...