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April 2, 2007, 6:49 AM

MedAire, the Phoenix-based company that provides medical training and emergency medical assistance, is the newest supplier to join Jet Fleet International (JFI). Under the arrangement, MedAire will offer discounts to business aviation members of JFI.

April 2, 2007, 6:48 AM

Cessna’s new and expanded Citation service center in Orlando, Fla., opened for business on June 21. The 155,000-sq-ft facility, which replaces the original 47,275-sq-ft center built there in 1983, will be further enlarged to nearly 200,000 sq ft by October.

April 2, 2007, 6:47 AM

Angel Flight Northeast, one of six regional divisions of the national volunteer-pilot program, recently signed an agreement with the Homeland Security Department to join Mercy Medical Airlift (MMA) as a participant in the Homeland Security Emergency Air Transportation System (HSEATS).

April 2, 2007, 6:46 AM

The FAA has posted two new documents on its Web site to help business aircraft operators deal with the upcoming January 20 deadline for domestic reduced vertical separation minimums (see page 1).

April 2, 2007, 6:45 AM

A notam for aircraft flying in the Washington ADIZ that was instigated by an incident last month involving a Kentucky State Police King Air is inappropriate and misdirected, according to AOPA.

April 2, 2007, 6:44 AM

Bombardier last month received Transport Canada certification for the Learjet 40, a truncated version of the Learjet 45. The business jet received FAA certification one year ago and entered service in January (see story at right). At press time, nine Learjet 40s were in service.

April 2, 2007, 6:43 AM

Jet Center La Guardia will take over the FBO leasehold at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) on August 1. Signature, the incumbent at LGA, chose not to re-bid for the contract following a controversial exchange last year with the airport’s operator, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

April 2, 2007, 6:41 AM

How will business aviation operations in the New York City area be affected by the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the end of next month in these security-conscious times?

April 2, 2007, 6:35 AM

Banking and oil heir Michael Huffington, who is suing Bombardier over a Global Express he first ordered in 1995 and later rejected after he learned the aircraft had been struck by lightning, has produced a consultant’s report hoping to bolster his lawsuit against Bombardier.

April 2, 2007, 6:33 AM

Unable to pay its 100 or so employees, Safire Aircraft “temporarily suspended operations” early last month, expecting to resume operations after an influx of new financing, according to CEO and president Camilo Salomon.

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