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Monday
Aug062012

An MRI for Your FBO — Improving the Vital Parts of Your FBO

By Ron Jackson and John Enticknap

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets,” - Henry Ford

How healthy is your FBO? Is it running on all cylinders? Or is it in need of doing what Henry Ford suggests, “a certain amount of scratching around,” to find the golden nuggets buried in the business?

If you’re ailing, chances are you’d go to a doctor. If it’s serious enough, the doctor may order an MRI to aid in the diagnosis.

The financial and operational health of an FBO is no different. Sometimes we need a better look at all the vital parts in order to create a remedy that puts us on the path to prosperity.

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Monday
Aug062012

Bellingham Aviation Services (BLI) Joins Avfuel Network, Provides Travelers with Convenient Hub, Stellar Service 

Bellingham Aviation Services at Bellingham International Airport has joined Avfuel’s network of branded FBOs. Flyers taking advantage of this convenient northwestern-United States Port-of-Entry now have access to Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP rewards and more.

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Monday
Aug062012

NBAA Reaches 9,000-Company Membership Milestone

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) membership recently topped 9,000 Companies, a new record reflecting a growth rate of 25 percent in recent years.

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Friday
Aug032012

Hawker Beechcraft Laying Off 170 at Little Rock

Aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft told 170 workers at a Little Rock factory Thursday they would lose their jobs, trimming its U.S. workforce as it negotiates the sale of its business jet and general aviation operations to a Chinese company.

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Friday
Aug032012

General Aviation a Boon to Nebraska

General aviation aircraft assist operations of law enforcement, emergency medical responders, search and rescue, non-profit organizations, fire fighters, literally saving lives and helping to support local communities in dozens of ways on a daily basis.

Business aviation allows companies to travel where commercial aviation is limited or non-existent, make multiple stops in a single day and carry tools and equipment that would not be allowed on a commercial flight.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Coalition Calls on Clinton, LaHood to Take Further Action in Opposition to EU-ETS

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), along with a coalition of industry groups, has sent a letter to two top government officials requesting that the Obama administration take further action to oppose the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), a carbon-trading tax that weighs especially heavy on business aviation.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

August 1, 2012: Updated Fuel Prices Now Available for your Region

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Rizon Jet Rewarded Best Fixed Base Operator

Rizon Jet, the Middle East and UK-based business aviation group, a subsidiary of Ghanim bin Saad al Saad & Sons Group Holdings (GSSG), are proud to announce that its FBO / VIP Terminal at its headquarters in Doha, State of Qatar has been rewarded 'Best Fixed Base Operator - Middle East' through Business Destinations 5th Annual Travel Awards 2012.

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Tuesday
Jul312012

APP Jet Center Joins The Paragon Network

Paragon Aviation Group is pleased to announce the addition of APP Jet Center (KHEF) to its elite roster of member FBOs in The Paragon Network.

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Monday
Jul302012

Flight Display Systems Introduces Fly HD

Flight Display Systems has introduced Fly HD™, a totally new concept in aircraft video technology. Fly HD is a complete High-Definition system that is easy to install and provides full 1080p video quality.

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