Business Aviation

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October 19, 2020, 12:10 PM

District Court Dismisses NBAA Case To Preserve SMO

The U.S. District Court dismissed a lawsuit by NBAA and airport advocates to preserve SMO on procedural and jurisdictional grounds.

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Oct 19, 2020 - 12:15 PM
Business aircraft flying in the U.S., Canada, and Caribbean last month ticked up 1.2 percent from August, but is down 16.6 percent year-over-year.
SMO
Oct 19, 2020 - 12:10 PM
The U.S. District Court dismissed a lawsuit by NBAA and airport advocates to preserve SMO on procedural and jurisdictional grounds.
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:33 AM
Greg Hoggett has been named general manager of Bombardier Aviation's expanded service center at London Biggin Hill.
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:20 AM
The aviation job website JSfirm said the latest Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook underscores the strong demand for hiring will return.
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:16 AM
ICAO has delayed the applicability date of a new global reporting format for assessing runway conditions and runway condition reports to pilots.
Oct 19, 2020 - 11:08 AM
Astronics’ Max-Viz 1200 and 1400 enhanced vision systems have received FAA and Transport Canada approval for installation in the Airbus AS350.
Robert Sumwalt, NTSB
Oct 19, 2020 - 8:00 AM
NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt highlighted the need of fitnesses of duty both in the air and on the ground during NBAA's Virtual Safety week.
Oct 16, 2020 - 12:38 PM
Despite Covid, some companies are now pushing forward and using their business aircraft more to conduct in-person meetings.
SAF tanker at airport
Oct 16, 2020 - 12:06 PM
As SAF supplies continue to rise, some see the sustainable fuel in as much as 20 percent of the jet fuel consumed in North America by 2030.
Oct 16, 2020 - 11:20 AM
Among the Beechcraft King Air models, the 360/360ER is the first to have Gogo Avance L3 as an option for in-flight connectivity and entertainment.