AirFareWatchDog.com managed to find only one airport that caters primarily to business aviation to place on its list of scariest U.S. airports, Colorado’s Telluride Regional Airport (TEX), which happens to sit atop a plateau.
Ameco (Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corp) Beijing has added a third international customer to its Chongqing outstation. Earlier this month the MRO provider entered into a contract with Finnair to support the airline’s four-times-weekly A330 flight to the airport. Ameco Beijing’s Chongqing facility also supports Qatar Airways and TNT.
Independent fuel supplier AvFuel closed out last year with a bang, adding six new venues to its coast-to-coast network of dealers.
Now part of the company’s network are Executive Air, at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wis; Midcoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, in Hinesville, Ga.; Baer Air at Florida’s Melbourne International Airport; the San Luis Jet Center at San Luis County Regional Airport, in California; Transair Center, at Honolulu International Airport; and United States Aviation at Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma,
Japanese carrier ANA is preparing for the first-ever passenger flight by the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner on October 26, when it will operate a special charter service from Tokyo Narita International Airport to Hong Kong.
Landmark Aviation is in the process of rebranding the seven FBOs it gained after finalizing its acquisition of the assets of Odyssey Aviation. The addition brings Landmark’s location total to 47 overall, including 42 in the U.S.
Moline, Ill.-based Elliott Aviation has signed a service center agreement with
Jet Support Services (JSSI) to provide scheduled and unscheduled maintenance services, paint and interior refurbishment services, and to supply spare parts to JSSI clients enrolled in the company’s hourly cost maintenance program.
Major Chinese, Japanese and Korean airports, members of the newly formed East Asia Airports Alliance, have signed a “Green Airport Declaration” committing to adopt a number of measures to accelerate voluntary environmental improvements in all areas of airport operations, including maintenance and line service. A spokesman for the group told AIN it has three primary areas of focus.
Cessna has delivered the first of two Citation Mustangs to Lebanese charter company Open Sky Aviation. Open Sky Aviation will operate from Beirut’s Rafic Hariri International Airport and will serve destinations including Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Cutter Aviation has been designated the preferred FBO by fractional provider Bombardier Flexjet. The designation applies to all six of the FBO chain’s locations–Phoenix Sky Harbor and Deer Valley Airports; Albuquerque International Sunport; El Paso (Texas) International Airport; Dallas Executive Airport; and Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney, Texas.
Execair, with FBOs in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness in the UK, as well as at Belgium’s Brussels Charleroi Airport, Prague Ruzyne Airport in the Czech Republic and Ireland’s Dublin Airport, instituted a 2-percent surcharge on business aircraft handling bills starting February 1.
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