Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Air Service Hawaii Achieves Approval of Kona's First Business Jet Hangar and FBO Terminal HONOLULU, HI, (August 13, 2018) - Air Service Hawaii announced today that its construction plans of a large aircraft hangar and FBO Terminal at Kona International Airport were approved with a completion date of Fall 2019. The 6,900 sq. ft. terminal complements a 38,000 sq. ft. hangar to serve the Big Island’s thriving, private luxury communities. Air Service Hawaii President and CEO,...
AMSTAT Releases Latest Business Jet and Turbo‐Prop Resale Market Update for the First Six Months of 2018 Tinton Falls, NJ – August 9, 2018: According to AMSTAT, 5.0% of the Heavy Jet market group turned over in the first six months of the year, the best first six months in this group since 2007. The report breaks the market into Heavy Jet (>=40,000 lbs), Medium Jet (20‐40,000 lbs), Light Jet (<20,000 lbs) and Turbo‐ Prop groups and then further reviews these groups using the...
CBP to Operate from a New General Aviation Facility Inaugurated at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) San Juan Area Port announced Thursday that Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Airport Aviation Services (AAS) opened a new general aviation processing facility at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU). The new state-of-the art General Aviation Facility (GAF) was built in full compliance and adherence to CBP...
Go Rentals Hires Natalie Buether as National Sales Manager, Corporate VIP and Entertainment Newport Beach, CA – August 2018 – Go Rentals, the only car rental company specializing in the general aviation industry and servicing fine hotels and resorts, has hired Natalie Buether as their new National Sales Manager, Corporate VIP and Entertainment. And if that title sounds unique for a car rental company, that’s because it is. Go Rentals is adding to its list of...
Silver Air Signs Ultra-Long-Range GV Under PURE Jet Management SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 08, 2018 - Silver Air, the private jet management and charter company, has signed a Gulfstream GV under its PURE Jet Management program. Based out of Van Nuys, California (VNY), the jet is now available to charter for global operations. The 16-seat jet has been newly renovated this year, with new paint and an updated interior. With a global 6,500nm range, the GV is...
NBAA to Honor Van Allen Group Founder Pete Agur with Doswell Award at NBAA-BACE Washington, DC, Aug. 7, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced it will present the organization’s John P. "Jack" Doswell Award to Pete Agur at the 2018 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), to be held Oct. 16-18, in Orlando, FL. The Doswell Award recognizes lifelong individual achievement on behalf of and in...
C&L Aerospace Completes Sale of Saab 340B+ to Air Rarotonga BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, has completed the sale of Saab 340B+ MSN 368 to Air Rarotonga based out of the Cook Islands. A key component of the deal was C&L’s ability to trade in Air Rarotonga’s Saab 340A model and one CT7-5A engine to C&L. “This seamless transition for Air Rarotonga, from a 340A model to a 340B model,...
Pentastar Aviation Selected by Grosse Pointe Yacht Club to be Official Jet Charter Provider Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a private marina and sailing club on...
Jet Access Aviation Expands Fleet with Citation Excel The Citation Excel is immediately available for charter. The aircraft is based in Atlanta, GA (PDK) but will float and is easily positioned for true, one-way pricing. The addition provides another mid-size jet to their steadily growing fleet of light, mid-size, super-mid and heavy jets. The addition of the aircraft poses Jet Access Aviation as the largest operator based in the Southeast....
NBAA Thanks Jay Evans for More Than Two Decades of Service Washington, DC, Aug. 1, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Jay Evans, CAM, director of professional development, will retire from the organization on Jan. 3, 2019, after 23 years of service. Since joining NBAA in 1995, Evans has worked with countless dedicated volunteers from the association’s membership in leading nearly all of the...