Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre General Manager Carey Matthews is upbeat about business aviation trends in mainland China. In a press briefing at NBAA’12 he reported that year over year growth is 13 percent for business aviation movements at both Hongqaio (SHA) and Pudong (PVG) airports in Shanghai, China.
Gama Group, the global business aviation services provider, announced a wide range of major investment initiatives linked to the expansion of Gama's services at Glasgow Airport, Scotland.
Marshall Aerospace has appointed Howard Povey, head of aircraft sales and brokerage at Marshall Business Aviation. Based at its Cambridge Airport, UK headquarters, the new business will focus initially on acquiring and selling pre-owned business jets and turboprops. Povey will head the new operation and he joins the company's management team as sales director on 5th November and will be based at Cambridge Airport and will report to managing director of Marshall Business Aviation (MBA) and Marshall Executive Aviation (MEA), Steve Jones.
Marshall Business Aviation has opened a technical support office at London Luton Airport within the Harrods Aviation facilities. The move is in response to an increasing number of Cessna Citation aircraft owner/operators flying in or now based at London Luton where Harrods Aviation also runs an established FBO.
Flight Display Systems has introduced a new High-Definition Glareshield color camera. When mounted in the cockpit of an aircraft, this camera will provide passengers with the opportunity to observe taxi, take-off and landing.
Celebrating its 85th year as one of aviation’s chief innovators and industry leaders, Phillips 66® Aviation will be giving away 850,000 WingPoints®, plus daily prizes, during the 2012 NBAA conference at booth #4560.
Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired its second FBO and first in the Gulf Coast area. The South Carolina-based company, which has an 80-year heritage in aviation, purchased a controlling interest in the AeroPremier facility at New Orleans Lakefront Airport and has rebranded it as a Hawthorne property. The location, which completed extensive renovations earlier this year, has more than 50,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and can accommodate aircraft up to the size of a Global Express. Earlier this year, Hawthorne acquired the ExcelAire FBO at MacArthur Airport on Long Island, N.Y.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will recognize four Member Companies for outstanding safe flying achievement during its upcoming 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012) in Orlando, Fla., as well as hundreds more companies that have collectively compiled thousands of hours of safe flying during the past year.