Orlando International Airport

February 6, 2008 - 10:34am

Beginning January 15, operators flying out of Carlsbad Airport in Southern California have been able to obtain pay-for-service U.S. Customs clearance, thanks to efforts by NBAA members and local FBOs Jet Source, Premier Jet and Western Flight.

February 6, 2008 - 10:34am

Beginning January 15, operators flying out of Carlsbad Airport in Southern California have been able to obtain pay-for-service U.S. Customs clearance, thanks to efforts by NBAA members and local FBOs Jet Source, Premier Jet and Western Flight.

January 9, 2008 - 9:41am

Galaxy Aviation at Orlando (Fla.) International Airport (MCO) is planning construction of a new hangar/office complex. Plans call for a 25,000-sq-ft hangar with 5,000 sq ft of office/shop space. The $3 million facility has tenant space available and will complete customer offices and shops to suit. Galaxy Aviation also has facilities in Florida, including West Palm Beach, Stuart and Boca Raton (dba Boca Aviation).

December 19, 2007 - 6:43am

Aviation Development Group (ADG), in affiliation with Signature Flight Support, has announced plans to construct a private, master-planned hangar community at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, Texas. When complete, the development will feature 69 individual condo-type hangars totaling approximately 215,000 sq ft, designed to house everything from single-engine aircraft to business jets as large as a Citation X.

December 11, 2007 - 4:57am

Aircraft operators will continue to receive bills from the city for landing at Santa Monica Airport (SMO), despite an FAA finding last month that the city’s landing-fee structure unjustly discriminates against certain types of aircraft. The FAA issued its 60-page ruling to the airport following a complaint filed last year by NBAA and two of its member companies.

December 10, 2007 - 10:03am

Comair president Randy Rademacher has left the company “to pursue other opportunities,” just weeks after DOT Inspector General Kenneth Mead launched an investigation into the Christmas weekend computer failures that stranded hundreds of travelers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Fred Buttrell, president of Delta Connection, will move to Comair’s offices in Cincinnati to assume Rademacher’s duties.

November 27, 2007 - 10:17am

Welcome regulatory changes are coming for two programs designed to ease U.S. Customs clearances by general aviation aircraft.

October 12, 2007 - 6:15am

The FAA ordered Part 121 operators of 10- to 19-seat aircraft to perform a sampling of passenger and baggage weights over a three-day period last month to determine if the currently used generic weight allowance of 180 pounds per passenger and 25 pounds per checked bag is still valid.

October 11, 2007 - 6:32am

Federal legislation introduced last month would require surface-to-air missile (SAM) protection, similar to that now used on military transport aircraft, on all of the nearly 7,000 U.S.-registered jet airliners. The bill, coauthored by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), directs that installations begin by the end of the year.

October 9, 2007 - 11:55am

On September 14, three days after the terrorist attacks, the U.S. Customs Office notified NBAA that the General Aviation Telephonic Entry (GATE) program was closed. GATE allowed approved pilots and passengers flying from Canada to the U.S. to give customs advance notice by calling a toll-free number and obtaining a telephonic entry number.

 
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