Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Welcomes FAA Cease-and-Desist Order Against SMO Evictions Washington, DC, Dec. 13, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomed action by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this week to halt attempts by the city of Santa Monica, CA, to evict two long-standing fixed base operators (FBOs) at its airport, as the agency investigates the city's compliance with its federal obligations. "The FAA hereby orders...
NATA Commends FAA Action to Block Evictions at Santa Monica Airport Washington, DC, December 13, 2016 – Today, the Federal Aviation Administration issued an Interim Cease and Desist Order to the City of Santa Monica, California. The agency’s action comes in response to attempts by the City to evict two aeronautical service providers, including NATA member company Atlantic Aviation, currently operating at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO). In...
302 Medium to Heavy Private Jets Could be Delivered to Florida Over the Next 10 Years 9th December 2016, Boca Raton, FL - After a recent event which saw around 250 business aviation professionals jet into Miami from around the world, analysis(1) by Florida-based aircraft financing company Global Jet Capital suggests significant growth for the state’s business jet fleet.  The company, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, estimates that just...
NBAA Marks Passing of Astronaut, Aviation Champion John Glenn Washington, DC, Dec. 9, 2016 –  National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today reflected on the loss of former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, who passed away Dec. 8 in his home state of Ohio at age 95. “John Glenn is an American hero and icon,” Bolen said. “He embodied the ‘Right Stuff,’ in so many ways,...
Jackson Jet Center Expands Cessna and Beechcraft Service Authorizations BOISE, Idaho, 12/8/16 – Jackson Jet Center today announced it has been named an authorized service facility for the Beechcraft King Air 90, 200/250, 300/350 and Cessna Caravan turboprops, as well as the Beechcraft Baron and Beechcraft Bonanza piston aircraft. Jackson Jet Center has been a Cessna authorized single engine piston service facility since 2015. “We are excited to expand...
Report Demonstrates Contributions of NATA Members at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) to Local Community Washington, DC, December 6, 2016 – A newly released report, commissioned by the Los Angeles World Airports and conducted by Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), concludes the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) contributes two billion dollars to the local economy and supports more than 10,000 jobs. NATA President Martin H. Hiller praised the report stating, “Studies...
World Fuel Services Network Welcomes TAG Farnborough Airport Award-winning, gateway to London joins the Network Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 7, 2016) – World Fuel Services announced today that TAG Farnborough Airport (EGLF/FAB) in Hampshire, United Kingdom recently joined the World Fuel Services Network of FBOs. Conveniently located less than an hour’s drive from the capital city’s central business district, the award-winning...
NARA Continues Quest to Raise $100K for Next Generation December 6, 2016 - The National Aircraft Resale Association’s (NARA) commitment to the future of Business Aviation continues with a final push to reach its scholarship fundraising goal of $100,000 by the end of this year. Currently, the tally of donations stands at $72,000, including more than $50,000 that came from the ScholarShave event that occurred at last month’s NBAA annual...
Research Reveals Business Aviation Professionals Are Optimistic About The Middle East Private Jet Market Tuesday, 6th December 2016, Dubai - New research(1) from Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, reveals that 59% of business aviation professionals believe the Middle East private jet market is currently attractive for finance companies.  Only 15% think it is unattractive. The survey(1) of over 200 business aviation professionals reveals that...
Air Elite® Network Welcomes Deer Jet FBOs First Chinese FBOs to Join the Network Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 6, 2016) – World Fuel Services announced today that the Air Elite Network welcomes eight Deer Jet FBOs in China to their global network of diamond service FBOs. The addition of these Deer Jet locations expands the Air Elite Network into the Chinese market. Founded in 1995, Deer Jet is the first and largest...