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January 24, 2013 - 9:15am

This week at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, Fargo Jet Center announced it will establish a new FBO at Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, N.D. The Williston Jet Center will offer aircraft fueling, aircraft maintenance, flight instruction, aircraft charter management and aircraft sales. Construction of the new 6,400 sq. ft. passenger facility and a fuel farm is expected to begin in March, and it should be operational by early summer.

January 23, 2013 - 6:00pm

Today at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatcher’s Conference, Oregon-based fuel supplier Epic Aviation released iGo EPIC, an iOS app that offers easy search capabilities and fuel pricing within the company’s FBO network. The free app is available at the Apple iTunes Store.

January 23, 2013 - 4:45pm

Prague-based ABS Jets is highlighting its operation control center services this week at the Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The company provides a range of services to business aircraft operators and
owners seeking to outsource flight-planning services on either a part- or full-time basis.

January 23, 2013 - 3:30pm

NBAA and its Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee is awarding $41,000 in scholarship funds this year to seven people seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education, the association announced yesterday at the S&D Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Signature Flight Support, Universal Weather & Aviation, AC-U-KWIK, Jet Aviation, Savoya and Rockwell Collins Flight Information Solutions provided funding for this year’s awards.

January 23, 2013 - 3:00pm
Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO

This morning at the opening session of NBAA’s 24th annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen looked to the start of the new session of Congress and used his podium to issue an impassioned plea for show attendees to contact their representatives, requesting they join the general aviation caucus.

January 23, 2013 - 11:00am

The National Air Transport Association (NATA) has added to its extensive line up of online training programs with the launch of its new aircraft flight coordinator training (AFCT). Unveiled at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, AFCT is a certificate program that provides core flight coordinator knowledge with an emphasis on safety and technical expertise.

January 23, 2013 - 10:45am

Carefree, Ariz.-based airborne communications provider Execjet Mobile is on hand at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference this week in San Antonio, Texas, to demonstrate the latest version of the Bizjet Mobile Portable platform. The latest version, V3.0, allows for onboard SMS text, SMS emails and satellite calls.

January 23, 2013 - 10:30am

Flight-support provider Universal Weather & Aviation added two new ways for its subscribers to access its flight-planning products, the company announced yesterday at the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

January 23, 2013 - 5:39am

The UK’s Cambridge Airport and its FBO partner ExecuJet Aviation are celebrating the first anniversary of their cooperation by offering a free landing for all operators who buy between 5,000 and 10,000 liters (1,320 gallons to 2,641 gallons) of fuel.

January 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

Jet Aviation has opened an FBO in Berlin to provide handling at the city’s Schönefeld and Tegel International Airports. The new facility at Schönefeld includes an operations office, a crew lounge and a VIP passenger lounge. “As a major international hub and a common point of entry to central Europe, Berlin is a key location for our customers,” said Frank Kusserow, Jet Aviation’s director of FBO services in Germany. “Many of our customers regularly fly between Berlin, Dusseldorf and our other worldwide FBOs, and they can now benefit from having the same handling provider.”

 
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