Renowned for its hospitality, Dubuque Jet Center at Iowa’s Dubuque Regional Airport and part of the Avfuel-branded dealer network, has become a favorite fuel stop for cross-country flyers.
Leading organizations representing general aviation (GA) operators moved ahead with a court challenge to the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) decision to dismantle the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program and announced the establishment of a fund to support the legal fight.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) pointed to three key metrics – one half, one quarter and one third – which the organization says demonstrate that national and state policymakers understand and want to highlight the value of business aviation.
In the FBO fuel pricing arena, we tend to play the same game.
In a previous blog post, FBO Fuel Pricing: Seeking a Silver Bullet, we discussed some pricing theory and came up with some ideas to find the silver bullet — which is the best price.
In the FBO business today, some customers call ahead for fuel prices, seek to use contract fuel suppliers and try to negotiate when they arrive on your ramp. We would like our customers to believe that our prices are well thought out and not just some arbitrary posted numbers.
Knowing how customers interpret numbers can help your FBO make stronger pricing decisions. What we would like to discuss here are some thoughts that go through people’s minds when they are looking to purchase.