Georgia

June 26, 2008 - 12:10pm

Epic Aircraft parent company Aircraft Investor Resources (AIR) and Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing (TAM) last week further cemented their joint venture to develop the eight-seat TAM-AIR Elite Jet for the CIS market. The sole Elite Jet prototype arrived early last week at TAM’s facility at Tbilisi International Airport in the republic of Georgia, where it will be temporarily based for demonstration and marketing purposes.

May 15, 2008 - 6:39am

Tastefully Yours, a business aviation caterer headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, opened a kitchen at the city’s DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. The 1,026-sq-ft facility’s staff of seven includes four chefs, said company CEO Paula Kraft. The new Tastefully Yours is located in the Signature hangar and is managed by Kraft’s eldest daughter and company president Amanda Kraft.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

December 7, 2007 - 5:27am

When discussion turns to the most prominent legacy independent FBOs, one of the first names mentioned is Epps Aviation at Atlanta’s DeKalb-Peachtree (PDK) Airport. Pat Epps’s bustling yet remarkably down-home facility represents a blueprint for a successful general aviation service business.

September 26, 2007 - 10:25am

The first of two phases of the Gulfstream Aerospace new Savannah Service Center has officially opened.

In March last year the company announced a seven-year, $400 million long-range expansion plan for its Savannah headquarters and business-jet manufacturing and maintenance facilities. It includes the new 624,588-sq-ft service center on 76.6 acres at the southwest quadrant of the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport.

September 24, 2007 - 2:22pm

To honor the 60th anniversary of the National Business Aviation Association, a commemorative flight took place on Saturday, September 22, from New York, the show’s first site, to Atlanta, the home of this year’s event.

September 20, 2007 - 11:23am

While this year’s NBAA Convention commemorates the association’s 60th anniversary, show planners are taking advantage of its Atlanta location to celebrate another milestone–the centennial of powered flight in Georgia.

July 5, 2007 - 11:19am

The planned Liberty Air Ventures FBO at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) has encountered some site delays, according to president and CEO Mary Pilgrim. “We hope to break ground next month,” she told AIN. Liberty Air is planning to build a new FBO with a 3,200-sq-ft terminal, 13,000-sq-ft maintenance hangar and 20,000-gallon jet-A fuel farm.

July 5, 2007 - 6:45am

FlightSafety International will double the size of its Gulfstream aircraft maintenance training facility in Savannah, Ga., with a 20,000-sq-ft expansion of the existing facility.

 
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