“This is an enormous accomplishment for the U.S. Coast Guard, and for Airbus,” said Chris Emerson, president of Airbus Helicopters Inc. “We are proud of the great work the men and women of the Coast Guard perform with these aircraft. They have saved countless lives and guarded our nation’s borders and ports.”
Atlantic Aviation has recently completed construction on a new FBO project development in Portland, Oregon. The campus includes two 30,000-square-foot hangars, capable of housing aircraft up to G-650 and Global 6000. Additionally, there is 15,490 square feet of prime office/shop space. The FBO terminal is 12,112 square-foot with auto parking for 235 vehicles.
West Star Aviation is pleased to announce its Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Procedures Manual (PM) Rev. C received FAA approval. West Star is now delegated to accept Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICAs). The ICA delegated acceptance authority will enable West Star to be in better control of Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) schedule.
Meridian announced that it has expanded its footprint with the acquisition of the former AIG hangar at the south end of the airport. The facility sits on approximately two acres and includes a 22,000 sq. ft. hangar as well as 11,500 sq. ft. of office and support space.
Ross Aviation announced the addition of Tim Goulet as general manager of Ross Aviation Thermal (KTRM).
U.S. Customs and Border Protection staff at Shannon International Airport in Ireland wants to improve the numbers of companies preclearing U.S. Customs there, a CBP representative said at the International Operators Conference in Atlanta this week.
Meridian announced that its FAA-approved repair station is now fully authorized to inspect and repair the Bombardier Global series of aircraft.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the five recipients of 2017 International Operators Scholarships. The International Operators Scholarship provides recipients with funding to pursue professional development within business aviation careers, with a focus on international operations.
Avfuel Corporation welcomes Temple Airport (Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport) to its network of 650+ branded fueling locations. With the partnership, Temple Airport now offers the Network’s popular loyalty program: AVTRIP.
As Jeff Hollingshead settles in to his new role as president of the FBO previously known as Smyrna Air Center, the FBO ramps up changes to settle for nothing less than excellence, starting with its new name: Hollingshead Aviation.
World Fuel Services announced that they welcome Cambridge Airport (EGSC) into their global World Fuel Services FBO Network. Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, the owners of Cambridge Airport, recently advised World Fuel Services that they were chosen to supply Jet A-1 with FSII (fuel system icing inhibitor) and Avgas 100LL to the airport.