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Signature debuts new Key West facility Signature Aviation has announced the opening of a newly built facility at Key West International Airport (EYW) in Florida.

Signature debuts new Key West facility


Sheltair enhances comfort and convenience at Tampa Bay FBOs Sheltair Aviation’s award-winning FBOs at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (KPIE) and Tampa International Airport (KTPA) are undergoing renovations to enhance the customer experience, and update the facilities’ look and feel.

Sheltair enhances comfort and convenience at Tampa Bay FBOs


Signature Aviation closes on acquisition of Meridian Signature Aviation, the world’s largest private aviation terminal operator, has acquired Meridian, an award-winning private aviation company with bases in Teterboro, NJ (TEB) and Hayward, CA (HWD).


Signature opens in Des Moines Signature Aviation has announced the opening of a newly built private aviation facility at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) in Iowa.

Signature opens in Des Moines


World Fuel expands its Air Elite Network to Liverpool with the addition of XLR Executive Jet Centres World Fuel has announced an expansion of its Air Elite Network with the inclusion of XLR Executive Jet Centre - Liverpool at the Liverpool John Lennon Airport (EGGP).


Councils seek new investor for Gloucestershire Airport Cheltenham Borough and Gloucester City Councils, working in partnership with Gloucestershire Airport’s bolstered senior leadership team, are seeking new investment for the airport and are expected to instruct advisors to bring it to market in the near future.


Twente Airport becomes first Dutch airport partner of Flyv Flyv (Flyvbird), the world´s first low cost regional on-demand airline, and Twente Airport in The Netherlands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore how Twente can be better connected to other European airports using flyv’s on-demand air taxi services.

Farnborough Airport named FBO of the Year for third year in a row at the ACA Awards 2023 Farnborough Airport has won the prestigious 'FBO of the Year' title at the Air Charter Association (ACA) Excellence Awards 2023.

Big Island Jet Center gets ready to wish guests 'Mele Kalikimaka' as it announces mid-December opening Travelers looking to retreat to the Hawaiian Islands this holiday season can elevate their experience with a new premier FBO option: Big Island Jet Center at Kailua-Kona’s Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (PHKO).

Big Island Jet Center gets ready to wish guests 'Mele Kalikimaka' as it announces mid-December opening


Eindhoven Airport to ban private jets from 2026 Eindhoven Airport is banning all private jets from 2026 in an effort to meet CO2 emission and noise nuisance goals.

Eindhoven Airport to ban private jets from 2026


Apollo acquires majority stake in Modern Aviation Apollo, Tiger Infrastructure Partners and Modern Aviation have entered into a definitive agreement for Apollo‐managed infrastructure funds to acquire a majority stake in fixed base operator platform, Modern Aviation.

Weston Aviation adds Brighton City Airport to The Collection portfolio Weston Aviation, the UK and Ireland based Private and Business Aviation company has added Brighton City Airport to its portfolio of network locations.

Farnborough Airport sells its millionth litre of SAF Farnborough Airport has announced the sale of its millionth litre of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), further highlighting its aim to be a sustainability showcase for airports around the world.


TITAN celebrates 600 branded FBOs milestone TITAN Aviation Fuels, a global supplier of aviation fuels and related services, has announced a significant milestone as it surpasses 600 TITAN-branded FBOs in the United States. This year alone, the company has added thirty-five FBO locations to its network.

TITAN celebrates 600 branded FBOs milestone

Farnborough Airport embarks on one of the largest solar installations in the South East Farnborough Airport, the home of British aviation and Europe’s leading airport for premium air travel connectivity, has announced plans to embark on one of the largest light-weight solar installations in the South East of England, enabling the Airport to generate 25% of its own power.


HIAL completes £5.3m coastal protection project at Stornoway airport The £5.3m programme by Highland and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) saw over 36,000 tonnes of rock armour placed and landscaped on the beach sides of the runway embankment. The completed project consists of a three-quarter mile stretch between the villages of Branahuie and Melbost.

HIAL completes £5.3m coastal protection project at Stornoway airport


Fewer flights and private jets at Schiphol As of 31st March 2024, Schiphol Amsterdam Airport will have less room for private jets. The announcement comes following publication of the airport authority's Capacity Declaration, the official document detailing the available capacity for the 2024 summer season. The declaration also states that the total number of permitted flights will decrease as the government's experimental scheme comes into effect.

Clay Lacy's $20m FBO, MRO and Ops Center development at Waterbury-Oxford Airport achieves major milestone As the first phase of Clay Lacy Aviation’s expansion and development of its Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) facilities approaches its scheduled completion this winter, the company announces the passing of one major milestone for this phase: The first 40,000-square-foot hangar is now sold out ahead of its planned opening in early 2024.


Avfuel Network expands with Heritage Aviation at Vermont’s Burlington International Airport Avfuel Corporation has introduced the latest addition to its branded FBO Network: Heritage Aviation (KBTV).

Avfuel Network expands with Heritage Aviation at Vermont’s Burlington International Airport


Plans unveiled for five new hangars at Blackpool Airport UK As part of the Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone, outline planning consent is being sought for three 20,000 sq. ft hangars suitable for light general aviation and small planes, including small corporate turboprops and warbird aircraft.

$201m in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law lights the way to improve runway safety More than $201m in President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding will go to airfield lighting systems at 82 airports.

Newly renovated Signature FBO opens at Hanscom Field Signature Aviation has announced the opening of its renovated private aviation facility at L.G. Hanscom Field (BED) in Massachusetts. The opening marks the latest milestone in Signature Aviation’s commitment to providing elevated experiences throughout its network while solidifying its long-term partnership with the region’s largest general aviation airport.


Jet Center at Santa Fe opens first-in-class terminal building Jet Center at Santa Fe has completed construction on its new executive terminal facility and the renovation of its former FBO space at Santa Fe Regional Airport (KSAF).

Jet Center at Santa Fe opens first-in-class terminal building


Jet Aviation opens new hangar in Bozeman, Montana Jet Aviation has completed construction of a new 40,000 square-foot hangar at its FBO in Bozeman, Montana, bringing the total hangar capacity to over 300,00 square-feet.


Harrods Aviation unveils new brand identity for Stansted FBOs Harrods Aviation has announced the grand unveilling of new brand identity for its London Stansted Airport FBOs: ‘The Knightsbridge’ and ‘The Brompton’.

Harrods Aviation unveils new brand identity for Stansted FBOs


Farnborough becomes first UK bizav airport to achieve highest level of carbon accreditation Farnborough Airport, Europe’s leading airport for premium air travel connectivity, and the home of British aviation, has been awarded Level 4+, the highest level of carbon accreditation, by the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) scheme.

Avflight adds 25th FBO in Holland, Michigan Travelers flying to Michigan’s pristine coastal town of Holland will now be greeted by Avflight’s exceptional services as the company acquires FlightLevel Aviation’s FBO at West Michigan Regional Airport (KBIV).

Weston Aviation launches a new partnership product with Cambridge City Airport and London Southend Airport Weston Aviation, the UK and Ireland based Private and Business Aviation company, has launched its new partnership product.


Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach Leeds East Airport is opening with a brand new FBO including a state-of-the-art VIP lounge and facilities more than equal to any international FBO.

Leeds East Airport opens brand new FBO equipped with RNP instrument approach


World Fuel Services welcomes four new locations to its FBO networks World Fuel Services is expanding its global strength with the addition of four new network locations. Aircraft Specialists Jet Center at Gwinnett County Airport (KLZU) in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is joining the World Fuel Network, whilst Skyservice FBO in Vancouver (CYVR); Galaxy FBO (KADS) in Addison, Texas; and Chartright Air Group (CYKF) in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario are joining the Air Elite by World Fuel Network.


Signature hosts groundbreaking event for state-of-the-art Huntsville FBO Signature Aviation marked the commencement of construction on its FBO facility at Huntsville International Airport (HSV) this week with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by key stakeholders including the Port of Huntsville Board of Directors, Huntsville and Madison County community leaders and members of the media.

Signature hosts groundbreaking event for state-of-the-art Huntsville FBO


London Oxford Airport has ambitions to be a leading centre for ‘green tech’ sectors London Oxford Airport, the UK’s fifth-ranked busiest business aviation airport, is pivoting to offer a prospective new centre for innovation and green tech with a proposed new R&D science park at the entrance to the Airport.

London Oxford Airport has ambitions to be a leading centre for ‘green tech’ sectors


DC Aviation Al-Futtaim turns 10 this year DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Dubai-based Al-Futtaim and Stuttgart-based DC Aviation Group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of operations in Dubai. Also, this year, DC Aviation is celebrating its 25th anniversary while the Malta business its 15th year of operation.

ExecuJet to launch German FBO partnership with Kurz Aviation Service ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, announced during EBACE2023 that it is entering into a strategic FBO partnership with Germany’s Kurz Aviation Service.


Signature unveils newly renovated Anchorage FBO Signature Aviation celebrated the grand opening of its newly renovated facility at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on May 9th.

Signature unveils newly renovated Anchorage FBO


Sirio and SEA Prime unveil new state-of-the-art Hangar X at Milan Linate Prime Sirio S.p.A. and SEA Prime - a company of the SEA Group, which, with the Milano Prime brand, is a leading business aviation airport manager in Italy and in Europe - have unveiled a new, state-of-the-art hangar at Milan Linate Prime airport.


Uganda to open up four airfields allowing direct bizjet access to National Parks A major expansion to Uganda’s tourism was announced at the country’s Peal of Africa Tourism Expo when the government told delegates four airfields in some of its most iconic National Parks will shortly be able to handle international visitors.

Uganda to open up four airfields allowing direct bizjet access to National Parks

 

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