Joshua and Julie Hochberg, who head the aviation management firm South River Aviation LLC, have recently acquired the assets of the former Sonoma Jet Center LLC. The new enterprise will be operated by New Sonoma FBO Inc. and will do business as Sonoma Jet Center (SJC). SJC is one of two full-service fixed base operators at the KSTS-Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport.
A DeHavilland DHC-3T carrying nine people crashed near Dillingham, Alaska, killing former Alaska Senator Theodore “Ted” Stevens and four other people on board and injuring four others, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported. Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator Sean O'Keefe was also on board the aircraft but survived.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced a new program with ARAMARK Uniform Services to provide association members access to a discounted uniform rental and leasing solution. This money- and time-saving membership benefit was recently negotiated to provide added value to NATA membership.
The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce the addition of Million Air - Salt Lake City (MASLC) to the ACSF Industry Audit Standard Registry (IAS). MASLC is the first operator to achieve registered status in the 2010 audit cycle.
Business Jet Access (BJA), a leading aviation services provider, has received a Platinum rating re-certification by Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) following a bi-annual audit.
Two years ago, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the availability of a free service for certificated operators to report suspected illegal commercial flight activity. This service is funded by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Mark Byrne, director of Douglas-based ICM Aviation, is to be the key speaker at two major European aviation management seminars in September.
TAC Air, a division of Truman Arnold Companies, cut the ribbon July 28 on a new 12,000-square-foot executive terminal at Blue Grass Airport (LEX). The event was held outside the terminal as miniature jockeys representing local tenants’ horse farms “held” the ribbon as it was being cut.
The General Aviation Avgas Coalition announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 2010 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., a strategy for the future of aviation gasoline (avgas).