More than half the FBOs in the U.S. reported increased fuel sales in 2015 compared to 2014, according to Aviation Business Strategies Group (ABSG) Principals John Enticknap and Ron Jackson. [Read more…]
Phillips 66 Aviation has partnered with FlightBridge, a software platform that streamlines the process of booking and managing all general aviation related services, including hotel and car rental bookings, limousine reservations and catering requests.
The web-based tool consolidates all ancillary services under one platform, allowing customer service representatives at FBOs to spend less time on the phone, and more time engaging with customers, company officials noted. [Read more…]
Two college students want to revolutionize how you get fuel at an FBO.
John Hill and Daniel Lehmer are the forces behind EasyFBO, a turnkey solution that makes it easy for all concerned — pilots, an FBO’s front desk personnel and the linemen — to handle fuel orders.
The idea was born from Hill’s more than three years working at ProJet Aviation, the FBO at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO) in Virginia. An avid pilot and student specializing in entrepreneurship at George Mason University, his idea made him one of five finalists in Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of the Year. His was the only idea related to general aviation. [Read more…]
HAVRE, Mont. – You are retired from a 50-year career as a farmer and aerial applicator. What next? If you are Roger Lincoln, you and your wife Mable go into partnership with friends Tony and Katherine Dolphay and open MRKT Aviation Fuel on the Havre City/County Airport (KHVR) in Montana. [Read more…]
Rainier Flight Service recently opened its new location at Renton Municipal Airport (RNT) in Washington State and will hold its official grand opening and fly-in May 30.
Launched in 2009, Rainier Flight Service specializes in flight training, aircraft maintenance, aviation seminars and social events. Amenities include several briefing rooms, a 50-seat classroom, free wifi and coffee. [Read more…]