Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2019 Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Awards San Antonio, TX, Jan. 29, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced that $40,400 in scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education. These individuals will be recognized during the 2019 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference...
Sheltair Aviation's Westward Expansion Launches in Colorado with FBO Services at KBJC Broomfield, CO - Sheltair Aviation, one of the nation’s leading aviation services companies, today announced that it will be serving the general aviation community with a full-service FBO at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC), opening a state-of-the-art temporary facility while a permanent multimillion dollar FBO complex is under construction that will offer a new terminal, build-...
World Fuel Services Wins Contract to Supply London Oxford Airport in UK January 25, 2019– LONDON – Global energy leader World Fuel Services (World Fuel) has won two contracts with London Oxford Airport and London Heliport to supply Jet A-1, Avgas and training packages. This five-year contract, to start in February 2019, not only solidifies World Fuel as the primary supplier to the general aviation market within the south of the United Kingdom (UK), but...
Air Elite Newest Locations Span Both Hemispheres - Australia, Mexico and the Caribbean January 28, 2019 –San Antonio – World Fuel Services announced today that Platinum Business Aviation Centre (YBCG and YMEN), FBO Redwings (MMQT) and Kayan Jet (TKPK) are the four newest Air Elite Network members. Air Elite continues to attract FBOs and ground handlers around the world with its unique programs to deliver service excellence, share member best-practices and earn the...
Hill Aircraft Ramps Up and Updates Policies for Big Game January 25, 2019 – ATLANTA - Atlanta will soon play host to one of the biggest sporting events in the world on February 3, 2019. In preparation, Hill Aircraft has increased staffing and enhanced services to respond to the large demand. The Air Elite network will also support Hill Aircraft with more access to qualified line and customer service teams during that period. Air Elite Network...
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...