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Jet Setting to JAX! Spirit Airlines Expands Florida Footprint with Ultra-Low Fares to Jacksonville

Florida’s hometown airline is growing again in its home state with the addition of Jacksonville to the Spirit Airlines network!  Beginning December 20, 2018, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).   Jacksonville will mark Spirit’s 69th destination in… Read More ›

Gulfstream to expand in Savannah

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced plans to build a new service center at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in response to its growing customer fleet’s needs for maintenance and service. The service center is expected to open in the second quarter of 2019 and create about 200 jobs. Gulfstream will invest approximately US$55 million to build… Read More ›

Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services signs heavy maintenance services agreement with CommutAir

Embraer today announced that CommutAir, a United Express carrier, has selected Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) in Nashville, Tennessee as the exclusive heavy maintenance provider for the company’s fleet of up to 61 ERJ-145 aircraft. Per the three-year agreement, which was announced during the 2018 Embraer ERJ Operators Conference currently taking place in Fort Lauderdale,… Read More ›

Textron Aviation spotlights its leading piston aircraft at Sun N’ Fun 2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is showcasing its leading piston aircraft at this year’s Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in & Expo scheduled for April 10-15 in Lakeland, Florida. The company is displaying its Beechcraft Baron G58 and Bonanza G36 and Cessna Skylane 182 and Turbo Stationair HD 206 aircraft at the show…. Read More ›

The JetBlue Foundation Empowers Tech and Innovation-Focused Programs by Providing Grants for STEM Initiatives

— Major Grants Awarded to Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, Lower Eastside Girls Club, EnCorps, Orlando Science Center and Project Scientist to Help Their STEM Programs Take Flight — — Seed Grants Provided to Help Up-and-Coming Programs Take Flight — JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the newest round of grants provided by the JetBlue… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Launches STAAR Aerospace STEM Summer Camp for Students in the UK

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has launched its Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency (STAAR) programme, a unique summer camp open to students across the U.K., aged 14-15 years, with an interest in aerospace engineering. The STAAR programme has been developed in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the RAF Museum, and will be delivered… Read More ›

Bombardier Debuts Global 7000 Mock-Up at Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai.

Full-size mock-up of Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet to be exhibited at flagship Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai from January 11 to February 3, 2018 Bombardier and Jetex are pleased to announce that the Global 7000 aircraft mock-up will be on display at the flagship Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai from January 11 to February 3, 2018. The full-size mock-up… Read More ›

Dassault Announces 2017 Falcon Regional M&O Seminar Schedule

Dassault’s 2017 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 11th in West Palm Beach, Florida. The seminars will make their way to eight cities around the world before concluding in Mahwah, New Jersey, on May 18th. This year, for the first time, the Seminar Series was preceded by a special forum tailored… Read More ›

NASA to Air Prelaunch Briefing, Launch of Next Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA provider SpaceX is scheduled to launch its 10th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station no earlier than 10:01 a.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 18. Live coverage of the launch will begin at 8:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will lift off on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket… Read More ›

Thinking Differently Means Thinking Horizontally

He comes by it naturally. Teddy Singh, an experienced assembly mechanic in West Palm Beach, is meant to build jet engines. And he has – thousands of them, in a very traditional fashion. But he remembers offering his take when asked if it should be done differently. “We never ventured into a full horizontal build,”… Read More ›

HEICO Corporation Named to Institutional Investor All America Investor Team

HEICO CEO, Laurans A. Mendelson, Named Best CEO in Aerospace & Defense Electronics; Company’s Investor Relations Placed Second HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI.A) (NYSE:HEI) today announced that the highly-regarded Institutional Investor magazine (“II”) named HEICO to its All America Executive Team and named Laurans A. Mendelson, HEICO’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, the best CEO in Aerospace &… Read More ›

Hello Havana! Spirit Airlines Delivers Ultra-Low Fares to Cuba

Spirit Airlines is bringing its ultra-low fares to Cuba‘s famous capital city. Today, Spirit begins twice-daily nonstop service to Havana’s José Martí International Airport (HAV) from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). “As South Florida’s hometown airline, we recognize the significance of this new service,” said Bob Fornaro, President and CEO of Spirit Airlines. “Spirit… Read More ›

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu re-elected as President of ICAO Council

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu was re-elected by acclamation today for a second three-year term as President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “Over the past three years, ICAO has been working tirelessly to promote the importance of civil aviation to socio-economic development, as well as its prioritization in national and regional… Read More ›

Bombardier Begins Deliveries of New Global Aircraft Equipped with Ka-band High-speed Internet Connectivity

Bombardier is first business aircraft manufacturer to offer the fastest worldwide* Ka-band high-speed internet, powered by Honeywell Aerospace and Inmarsat technology Global aircraft are the leading choice for business travel providing ultra-high-speed internet access, consistent performance and seamless coverage across the globe Available on both new and in-service Global aircraft Bombardier announced today that it… Read More ›

Textron Aviation to place new product investment at forefront with its largest aircraft display at NBAA 2016

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company is bringing 13 of its business jet and turboprop aircraft to NBAA’s 2016 Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Headlining the impressive display, the company will showcase its latest clean-sheet business jets under development: the super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude and the large cabin Cessna Citation… Read More ›

Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air models certified in Brazil

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has received certification from Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) for its line of Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft with cabin enhancements. Deliveries into the Latin American region are imminent, beginning with a King Air… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM GV AND GIV APPROVED FOR CABIN CONNECTIVITY UPGRADE.

Smart Cabin System Brings On-Demand Movies, Television To Customers In Flight. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to install the Gogo Business Aviation UCS 5000 smart cabin system on Gulfstream GV and GIV aircraft. “This cabin connectivity and entertainment enhancement significantly enriches the passenger experience… Read More ›

Embraer exhibits Phenom executive jets at Sun ‘n Fun.

Embraer Executive Jets will showcase the entry-level Phenom 100E and Phenom 300 light jet, on static display, at Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, from April 21-26, in Lakeland, Fla. “Launched in 2005, the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 are fulfilling their mission as revolutionary jets, with a global fleet of over 570 aircraft… Read More ›

DELTA ANNOUNCES NEW DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN FORT LAUDERDALE AND MEXICO CITY.

NEW ROUTE STARTING IN JULY FEATURES COMPLIMENTARY LIGHT SNACK ON ECONOMY, WIFI AND IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT IN EVERY SEAT. Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) announced today its new daily non-stop flight between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport and the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. Service between Mexico City and Fort Lauderdale starts on July 1, and,… Read More ›

Boeing Awarded US Air Force Contract to Continue GPS Modernization.

      Boeing [NYSE: BA] will continue modernizing the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation for up to five more years, extending the company’s role in the vital military and civilian navigation network.   The U.S. Air Force, which operates the GPS network, recently awarded Boeing a $51 million, one-year contract with four one-year… Read More ›

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