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Navy SEAL Foundation Recognizes American Aero FTW For $170,000 in Total Donations for Pilot License Scholarships

Thursday, December 1, 2022

As part of its commitment to veterans and military service members, American Aero presented the Navy SEAL Foundation with its 2022 donation—a check for $18,875, funded by a portion of fuel sales. That brings the FBO’s total contributions to $170,000.

Phillips 66 Featured FBO: Elliot Aviation

Thursday, December 1, 2022

In 1936, Elliott Aviation—then Elliott Flying Service—was just an airport hangar and grass airstrip in DeWitt, Iowa, without running water or electricity. With just one 300-gallon fuel truck, founder Herb Elliott traded flying lessons for other needs including a well and a pump.

American Flight Support Expands Charter and Trip Support Services

Thursday, November 10, 2022

American Flight Support is a rapidly expanding Charter and Trip Support company, with its headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ, and operational office in Mexico City, along with five satellite offices and 72 representatives spread out over Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

ETAM AVITAT SERVICES LTD Now Listed on AC-U-KWIK as a World Class Trip Support Services Organization

Thursday, November 3, 2022

ETAM AVITAT SERVICES LTD is pleased to announce its listing on the AC-U-KWIK platform as a world-class trip support services organization.

Meridian Hayward Renews CAA Preferred Status: FBO Again Voted Preferred Facility at KHWD

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, is pleased to announce that its West Coast fixed base operation (FBO), Meridian Hayward, was again voted the Corporate Aircraft Association’s (CAA) Preferred FBO at Hayward Executive Airport (KHWD) in Hayward, CA.

Garmin G3000 Integrated Flight Deck Selected by L3Harris for USSOCOM Armed Overwatch Contract

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

L3Harris Technologies’ has selected Garmin’s G3000™ tandem integrated flight deck as part of a U.S. Special Operations Command Armed Overwatch program contract. L3Harris’ Sky Warden™ platform includes the first forward-fit deployable combat aircraft featuring Garmin’s G3000 tandem integrated flight deck.

Phillips 66 Featured FBO: Butterfly Aviation

Friday, October 28, 2022

The second and third generation owned and operated, Butterfly Aviation has served the Goodland, Kansas region since John and Marilyn Collett bought the existing FBO in 1972.

World Fuel Services Launches New TankeringCalculator

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

World Fuel Services (World Fuel) announces myWorld Tankering, a new tool that automates tankering calculations to help flight operators optimize fueling over multi-leg trips. myWorld Tankering provides a detailed savings report giving the user clear direction on where to uplift so they can focus on lowering their overall trip cost.

Air Elite by World Fuel Expands Global Network with New Locations

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

World Fuel Services (World Fuel) announces four new locations where pilots can now experience the Air Elite standard of excellence: StanCraft Jet Center in Idaho; Gateway Aviation Windsor and Airside Flight Services in Canada, and São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport in Brazil.

Million Air Joins the Island Life with Florida Keys Location

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Million Air has acquired the former Marathon Jet Center at Marathon International Airport (KMTH), the company’s fourth FBO in Florida and 34th in the Million Air network. While the sale was finalized in January 2022, after months of transitioning, the location has undergone a full rebrand to Million Air Florida Keys.

jetCenters of Colorado Rebrand Reflects Three Locations, One Company

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Three premier, full-service FBOs along Colorado’s Front Range—the Denver jetCenter (KAPA), Colorado jetCenter (KCOS) and Fort Collins-Loveland jetCenter (KFNL)—have united under one name: jetCenters of Colorado, effective Monday, October 17, 2022.

AVTRIP to Go Digital for Cash Awards

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

After nearly 35 years of mailing awards to its loyalty program members, Avfuel Corporation’s AVTRIP rewards program will undergo the transition to a digital payout method. The fuel supplier has unveiled its plan to update its awards process as early as the first quarter of 2023, in which case, AVTRIP members who are owed an award for the 2022 redemption period would experience a more efficient cash out with a debit push or PayPal® payout.

Comlux Completion Becomes the First ACJ SCN Member Approved on ACJ TwoTwenty

Monday, October 17, 2022

Comlux Completion has been approved by Airbus ACJ to provide maintenance services on the latest member of the ACJ Family: the ACJ TwoTwenty. Comlux Completion is the first - and only, to date - ACJ SCN (Service Center Network) member in the world authorized to provide line and base maintenance on the ACJ TwoTwenty airframe, systems and engines.

Fargo Jet Center Expands Facility at KFAR With New Hangar and Office Complex

Friday, October 14, 2022

Fargo Jet Center (FJC), located at Fargo, ND’s Hector International Airport (KFAR), is expanding its facility with a new $22 million hangar and office complex. The complex will include a 27,000 sq. ft. maintenance hangar, a 23,000 sq. ft. hangar dedicated to aircraft special mission modifications, a surround of maintenance and avionics support offices, technical workspace, and rooms for composite fabrication, paint, and sheet metal fabrication.

Modern Aviation to Acquire Three FBOs in the Northeast

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Modern Aviation announced it has executed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Mystic Jet Center, LLC, which operates Mystic Jet Center at KGON, Columbia Air Services-BHB, LLC, which operates Columbia Air Services at KBHB, and Columbia Air Services-RUT, LLC, which operates Columbia Air Services at KRUT.

Four Atlantic Aviation FBOs Certified at NATA’s Highest Sustainability Standard

Thursday, October 13, 2022

In accordance with the National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA’s) new Sustainability Standard, Atlantic Aviation has achieved Tier 3 Green Aviation Business certification for all four FBOs that it operates in Colorado, joining five other Atlantic Aviation FBOs certified as Green Aviation Businesses in the United States.

Euro Jet Looks Forward to 15th Anniversary

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Next year Euro Jet will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a series of events and content creation highlighting the company’s milestones and achievements. Since its inception, Euro Jet has grown from a few dozen employees to over 250, including an expanded Operations Control Center. The yearly number of flights Euro Jet supports has grown from a few hundred in its first year to over 15,000 projected by the end of this year.

Sun Air Jets and Aeroplex Group Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of Additional Hangars at KVNY

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Sun Air Jets welcomed the public to their newest hangar space at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) with a large grand opening event on September 23, 2022. Held in conjunction with Aeroplex Group Partners, who helped secure the location, the event welcomed approximately 150 guests to join the Sun Air Jets and Aeroplex teams in their celebration.

Atlantic Aviation Teams with 4AIR for 100% SAF Book & Claim at NBAA-BACE

Friday, October 7, 2022

Atlantic Aviation and 4AIR will be advancing their commitment to sustainability at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) by offering a Book & Claim program for customers arriving at Atlantic’s FBOs at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL) and Orlando International Airport (KMCO).

Atlantic Aviation Arrives at Dallas Love Field

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Atlantic Aviation has expanded in the Lone Star State with the completion of its acquisition and initial renovations of Textar Aviation, one of the largest FBO properties on Dallas Love Field (KDAL). This newest acquisition in the Dallas-Fort Worth area gives Atlantic an FBO presence at 15 of the top 20 business aviation airports in the nation, based on business aircraft operations.