FBO at TME claims to be building world’s largest arrival canopy

HOUSTON – Texas aviation enthusiast and businessman Ron Henriksen is overseeing the construction of what he’s calling the world’s largest FBO arrival canopy.

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FBOs at STT and ABE join Air Elite Network

Officials at World Fuel Services report that St. Thomas Jet Center located at Cyril E. King Airport (STT) in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Lehigh Valley Aviation Services located at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown, Pa., have joined the Air Elite Network.

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Hawthorne reopens FBO at NEW

NEW ORLEANS — Avfuel-branded Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has reopened its FBO at Lakefront Airport (NEW) in New Orleans, following an extensive renovation after Hurricane Isaac caused damage to the airport earlier this fall.

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TAC Air FBOs joins Phillips 66 network

SALT LAKE CITY – Two of the newest TAC Air FBOs, TAC Air Salt Lake City (SLC) and TAC Air Provo (PVU), are now part of the Phillips 66 Aviation-branded dealer network.

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OK3 AIR unveils multiple upgrades at 36U

SALT LAKE CITY – The FBO OK3 AIR recently unveiled multiple upgrades at the Heber City Municipal Airport (36U) to further accommodate general aviation needs. The airport’s latest upgrades include updates to the airport approach and weather forecasting systems, a state-of-the-art de-icing truck, and a 10,000-square-foot hangar.

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Spokane Airways shutting down

Spokane Airways, which provides private aircraft maintenance, flight training and small aircraft charters at Spokane International Airport in Washington state, is closing its hangar doors after 25 years in business. According to a report at the Spokesman-Review, owner Dick Chastek, 80, is retiring at the end of December and closing a business he’s helped run since 1988.

Phillips 66 Aviation debuts new credit card program

Phillips 66 Aviation unveiled a new corporate credit card program today featuring AVCARD’s cobranded card with Phillips 66. The new Phillips 66 Aviation Wings Card will be accepted  at more than 7,200 locations globally, along with double WingPoints at participating FBOs.

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Phillips 66 Aviation to give way 850,000 WingPoints at NBAA

ORLANDO – Celebrating its 85th year, Phillips 66 Aviation will be giving away 850,000 WingPoints, plus daily prizes, during the 2012 NBAA conference at booth #4560.

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Aviation art on display at Banyan

FORT LAUDERDALE — Banyan Air Service and Steven F. Greenwald Design, Inc. have teamed up to provide an aviation art display in Banyan’s lobby.

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Landmark Aviation ROA showcases remodeled facility

Landmark Aviation at Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) in Virginia recently hosted an open house to showcase its newly remodeled facility.

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