Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Private Jets, Inc. Continues Growth Trend with New Employees BETHANY, Oklahoma (January 24, 2019) – Private Jets, Inc. continues with its trend of expanding by announcing the hiring of three new employees. The additional staff will provide service to customers in various ways at the private charter jet company’s bases in Oklahoma City and Naples, Florida. “We pride ourselves on offering a superior level of customer service and each of...
Dumont MRO Texas Facility Granted EASA Approval Dumont MRO's paint and maintenance facility located in Fort Worth, TX successfully received EASA approval December 18th, 2018. Dumont MRO's 52,300 sq. ft. Texas facility includes two dedicated paint hangars, and two maintenance hangers. Learn more about Dumont MRO's aircraft paint capabilities Learn more about Dumont MRO's maintenance capabilities Dumont MRO is a wholly...
Jetscape New Facility Ground Breaking Ceremony Fort Lauderdale, Florida:  On January 25, 2019, Jetscape Services, South Florida’s leading provider of business aviation services, celebrates its groundbreaking for a new 25,000-square-foot FBO terminal and two 40,000-square-foot hangars located at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (KFLL). The location of this new facility will be on the West side of the airport...
JBT Corporation Signs Agreement to Purchase LEKTRO, Inc. Chicago (January 22, 2019) - JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) is pleased to announce that an agreement is now in place for the acquisition of LEKTRO, Inc. by JBT. LEKTRO is a leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of high-quality, all-electric towbarless tow and pushback vehicles for the business jet and commercial aviation market. “We are excited to be part of JBT,” said Eric...
Kadex Aero Supply Appointed Canadian Distributor for Raisebeck Spare Parts January 23rd, 2019: Peterborough-based Aircraft Parts Distributor, KADEX Aero Supply, is now proudly distributing Raisbeck Engineering products. Raisbeck Engineering is the innovative leader in aviation performance and comfort solutions for business and commercial aircraft. Dedicated to improving performance and efficiency for aircraft owners, Raisbeck Engineering’s aerodynamically...
Business Jet Cares Raises a Record High $60,000 for Veteran Charities at Annual Golf Tournament DALLAS, TX – Business Jet Cares, the 501(c)(3) charitable organization created by Business Jet Center and Business Jet Access, hosted its 6th Annual Cleared to Land on the Green Charity Golf Tournament on November 9, 2018. A record breaking $60,000 was raised on a chilly day at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, TX. The funds raised were donated to Folds of Honor and Patriot Paws Service...
Oaktree Makes $100 Million Commitment to American Corporate Airport Partners, a Strategic Partnership between Oaktree and Western LLC New York, NY – January 22, 2019 – Western LLC (“Western”) and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”) and Connor Capital SB, LLC (“Connor Capital”) have entered into a strategic partnership to form American Corporate Airport Partners, LLC (“ACAP”), to develop, build, finance and manage corporate and business...
Weston Aviation FBO Open for Business at Gloucestershire Airport    Tuesday 22nd January 2019 - Weston Aviation, the UK and Ireland based FBO and Business Aviation specialist have commenced operations and launched a new Business Aviation Centre and FBO at Gloucestershire Airport (EGBJ/GLO). The new facility and service officially opened its doors on the 7th January 2019 and the FBO has already welcomed a number of visiting aircraft and crews....
Civic, Aviation Leaders Showcase Viability of Alternative Jet Fuels In Live Demo LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2019 – Today, a coalition of international business aviation organizations joined Los Angeles-area civic leaders to mark a milestone in the development and adoption of sustainable alternative jet fuels (SAJF) through Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability. “We are excited to see our industry demonstrating the viability of...
TAG Farnborough Airport Announces a Record Year for Air Traffic Movements FARNBOROUGH, 17 January 2019 – TAG Farnborough Airport has today announced a record year for air traffic movements by reporting the highest ever number of total annual movements in 2018, surpassing the previous record from 2007 by 8.2 per cent. For the full year 2018, TAG Farnborough Airport saw a year-on-year increase in air traffic movements of 13.8 per cent, with initial forecasts...