Heliflite is now offering airport transfer flights to or from any of New York’s three heliports or from the five area airports: Teterboro, White Plains, La Guardia, Newark and JFK. The charter operator flies S-76s and Bell 430s.
Aviation International News » November 2011
Not every FBO can claim one of aviation’s most iconic aircraft as part of its heritage, but then not every FBO can trace its lineage back 65 years.
Bombardier Aerospace announced on October 24 that Global 7000 and 8000 aft fuselages will be built at its site in Queretaro, Mexico. The Mexican site already produces the aft fuselage of the Global 5000 and 6000, as well as the Learjet 85’s major composite structures.
The FAA is determining the feasibility of a new route for helicopters transiting between Manhattan and the Hamptons designed to provide an alternative for the current North Shore Route.However, some operators have expressed concerns that such a new routing would force traffic more than eight miles offshore at certain points to maintain airspace clearance with JFK.
Faced with a continuing trend of ground-handling incidents during transient aircraft operations, Gulfstream and FlightSafety International have jointly created a new program to instruct FBOs on the best practices developed by the Savannah-based airframer to minimize the potential for accidental harm to aircraft. “Incorrect ground-handling procedures continue to cause significant aircraft damage and schedule delays, wh
Embraer secured a pair of firm orders over just about a week spanning late September and early last month that added another 11 E-Jets to its sales backlog.
Bahamian FBO operator Odyssey Aviation plans to open its new permanent facility at Exuma International Airport (MYEF) this month. The company–which also runs an FBO at Nassau International Airport–has operated out of a rented office at MYEF since 2009.
Bombardier Aerospace confirmed in late September that Luxair placed the firm order for four Q400s announced on August 16. The transaction also included options on another four of the big turboprops.
BR Aviation, Brazilian fuel provider Petrobras’s aviation fuels division, plans to increase its FBOs at Brazilian airports from the current 10 BR Aviation Centers to 22 by 2015.