Aviation Industry Press Releases

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MANASSAS REGIONAL AIRPORT to EXTEND RUNWAY to 6200 FEET  Largest VA Regional Airport Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant from Federal Aviation Administration  On July 1 2012, Manassas Regional Airport, Virginia’s largest regional airport, will begin construction to extend their longest runway by an extra 500 feet. The airport received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant for $3,974,723 and $353,309 from a Virginia Department of...
Eclipse Aerospace Announces "Total Eclipse = Total Savings" Program  July 3, 2012 — Charleston, SC — Eclipse Aerospace, Inc., manufacturer of the Total Eclipse and the Eclipse 550 aircraft, is pleased to announce for a limited time the "Total Eclipse = Total Savings" program for eligible purchasers of the Total Eclipse twin-engine jet.Key provisions of this program include: Two-Year Extended Warranty. Purchase a Total Eclipse by July 31st and receive a...
Sir Ralph Robins appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Gama Group NEWS RELEASE Date: 2 July 2012Gama, the global business aviation and services group today announces the appointment of Sir Ralph Robins as Non-Executive Chairman.Sir Ralph Robins needs no introduction. His achievements during his tenure as Chief Executive Officer and latterly Executive Chairman of Rolls-Royce plc are well documented and speak for themselves.“I am delighted that Sir Ralph is...
VivaColombia, the new start-up low-cost carrier in Colombia, chooses A J Walter Aviation to provide component power-by-the-hour support for its fleet of A320 aircraft PRESS RELEASEIMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 2012Miami, 2 July 2012: Colombian based low-cost airline VivaColombia, established in association with Irelandia, IAMSA, Colombian Group Bolivar and Grupo FAST, has chosen A J Walter Aviation, the world’s leading independent aircraft specialist, to provide component power-by-the-hour support.Starting with three A320s, VivaColombia expects the fleet to grow to...
Twin Commander Technicians Gather for Biennial Symposium Creedmoor, NC, June 2012 – Representatives from Twin Commander Aircraft LLC and its network of authorized service centers gathered in Indianapolis recently to review and discuss inspection, maintenance, repair, and upgrade programs for the worldwide fleet of piston- and turboprop-powered Twin Commanders. The biennial event is known as the Twin Commander Service Center Symposium“We are totally...
Letter from the President of General Aviation Services It's hard to believe we are approaching our 44th year of business! I thought I would take this time to reach out to all of our friends, clients and associates and let you know a few of the exciting things going on at General Aviation Services.2012 is off to a great start for us, to-date we have closed 20 aircraft transactions. Despite the world economy troubles the past 3 years, we continue to...
A J Walter Aviation takes ownership of half a million square foot warehouse facility as new global headquarters emerges PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2012 London, June 27th 2012: A J Walter Aviation’s new campus will see the development of a significant global HQ and logistics centre close to Gatwick Airport in the UK. The site is on a footprint of over 60 acres and will provide a purpose-built HQ office and storage facilities for AJW’s extensive range of Airbus and Boeing components, engines and...
LEADING EDGE AVIATION SOLUTIONS HIRES ROBERT FROST   NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release For More Information Contract: Kay Carfagna @ 201-891-0881kcarfagna@leas.comParsippany, New Jersey – June 1, 2012 – Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC announced the hiring of Robert Frost as Vice President Aircraft Sales. Frost will be based in the Parsippany New Jersey office. He previously served Gama Aviation for six years as Vice President,...
Banyan Adds Challenger Capabilities For Release June 21, 2012Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has added the Bombardier Challenger CL- 601-1A/3A/3R and CL-604 to its FAA Part 145 Repair Station, as well as to its EASA certification and Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela approvals.“Banyan’s business model has always been driven by the customers we serve.  We listen to our...
NBAA: Pilots Need to Prepare for Procedural Changes on Standard Instrument Departures  New ‘Climb Via’ Procedures to Go Live Nationwide Aug.15Contact: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.orgWashington, DC, June 21, 2012 – Significant changes are on the horizon that will affect pilots flying instrument departures and arrivals, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) reported today. Pilots unfamiliar with the changes could be faced with separation losses, pilot...