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Thursday
Oct042012

Crew Lounge Poll:

Thursday
Oct042012

Want to insure your FBO construction project will be successful? Start with having ‘reasonable’ expectations!

Editors Note: From time-to-time, FBO Connection bloggers John Enticknap and Ron Jackson invite aviation industry professionals to write a guest blog. For this post we invited Mercer Dye, President of Dye Aviation Facilities, an aviation design and construction management company.

By Mercer Dye

The truth is, most of us in the FBO design and construction business can’t afford the luxury of a guaranteed perfect project - and frankly, no one ever gets one anyway.

As in any endeavor, successful FBO construction projects depend on the owner, or in this case, the FBO owner having reasonable expectations and willingness to participate in the equitable sharing of risks.

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Thursday
Oct042012

October 4, 2012: Updated Fuel Prices Now Available for your Region

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Friday
Sep282012

ExecuJet Sets Up Indonesian Joint Venture to Manage 13 General Aviation Terminals

ExecuJet's strategy to secure a foothold in the up-and-coming Indonesian market has moved a step closer following the signing of a joint venture agreement with newly created private company PT Dimitri Utama Abadi to manage up to 13 general aviation terminals (GAT) in the country.

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Wednesday
Sep262012

September 26, 2012: Updated Fuel Prices Now Available for your Region

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Monday
Sep242012

NBAA Welcomes Passage of Senate Bill Prohibiting Compliance With EU-ETS

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauded final passage of Senate legislation prohibiting operators of U.S. aircraft from participating in a European scheme to regulate aviation emissions.

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Wednesday
Sep192012

Ask AC-U-KWIK: I have a plane and need it appraised. Can AC-U-KWIK help me?

This question is a part of our monthly Acukwik Alert newsletter. Visit our FAQ page to read more.

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Wednesday
Sep192012

AC-U-KWIK Premium Offers Web and Email Addresses

Penton Aviation Media announced today the official launch of AC-U-KWIK Premium, an enhanced service option for www.acukwik.com subscribers. The introduction of AC-U-KWIK Premium includes more than 13,000 web & email addresses for FBOs, handlers, fuel providers, and ground service suppliers around the world. The new subscription opportunity provides pre-flight planning specialists with the resources and tools to complete tasks more efficiently.

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Wednesday
Sep192012

Bluebook Perspectives: Heat - Thunder and Politics

From a weather perspective, the first quarter of 2012 in Kansas City, wasn’t so bad. What should have been snow and ice, turned out to be an early Spring. Second quarter April showers brought some May flowers, but after that it got hot, really hot – Arizona hot. Or, in the words of Airman Adrian Cronauer in the film Good Morning Vietnam, “It’s hot!” With the heat came … nothing. Mother Nature dried her tear ducts. A severe drought not only ensued, but is still in progress. Not to say there haven’t been occasional claps of thunder, but nothing apart from hit and miss precipitation. The only thing in abundance is politics. As everyone knows by tuning into their favorite media outlet, it is the Olympics of American politics.

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Wednesday
Sep192012

September 19, 2012: Updated Fuel Prices Now Available for your Region

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