HOUSTON, Texas — Paragon Aviation Group has added Premier Jet Center in Minneapolis and Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in New Orleans to its network of FBOs.
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired Heartland Aviation at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU) in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Heartland is the fifth FBO in Hawthorne’s nationwide network, and its third acquisition in the last six months, according to officials with the Charleston, S.C.-based company.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Synergy Flight Center at Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI), recently gained approval to sell fuel at the airport and has since joined the Avfuel Branded FBO Network to offer Avfuel Contract Fuel and AVTRIP Rewards.
Sun Valley Aviation at Valley International Airport (HRL) has joined the Avfuel branded FBO Network. Located in Harlingen, Texas, approximately 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Sun Valley Aviation provides aviation services to the Rio Grande Valley as well as Mexico and Latin America.
YUKON, Oklahoma — Legacy Aviation Services has acquired its neighboring MRO facility on Clarence E. Page Airport (KRCE) in Oklahoma City, Mid-Continent Airmotive.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Exclusive Aerospace, an affiliate of Fargo Jet Center (FJC), has expanded to the Minneapolis market through purchasing the assets of Premier Jet Center at Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM). Flying Cloud is one of the main corporate airports serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota market.
HAMMOND, La. — Top Gun Aviation at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport (HDC) is marking a silver and golden anniversary all in one year. Tom Eiermann acquired Top Gun Aviation in 1989. Since then, it has grown from a two-person operation to a 15-person operation. As the FBO marks its 25th year in 2014, it is also celebrating Tom’s 50th year in the aviation industry.
WICHITA — Yingling Aircraft has acquired the assets of ICT Aircraft Services and will begin providing Type One de-icing and Type Four anti-icing services for aircraft at Mid-Continent Airport beginning immediately.
ORLANDO, Florida — For this year’s National Business Aviation Association convention (NBAA2014), Sheltair Aviation’s FBO at Orlando Executive Airport will provide special offerings, including continuous free shuttles between Sheltair ORL and the NBAA static display of aircraft, buses to and from the static display to the Orange County Convention Center, and daily barbecues at the Sheltair facility.
Brian Boeshart is completing his Masters of Aeronautical Sciences (MAS) degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Brian’s “Graduate capstone research project,” seeks to “determine why MoGas is not being offered at a majority of airfields across the United States.” If you are, “an FBO manager, or a pilot who is over the age of 18 and lives in the United States or US Territory,” you are eligible to complete this survey. Care to weigh in?