Jeff Mulder, A.A.E., Honored With AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Jeff Mulder, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Lee County (Florida) Port Authority, has received the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Jeff is a dedicated colleague who has served the nation’s aviation community in […]

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Lightspeed Aviation Foundation, EAA’s Ray Aviation Scholarship Program Team to Benefit Young Pilots

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation is recognizing the accomplishments of young aviators who are EAA Ray Aviation Scholarship recipients, by awarding a Lightspeed Zulu 3 headset to each recipient on the path to successfully completing flight training. The headset donations, announced at the SUN ’n FUN Fly-In at Lakeland, Florida, recognizes the importance of the Ray […]

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Multi-Million Dollar Wayman Aviation Academy Opens in South Florida to Confront Pilot Shortage

A new multi-million-dollar Aviation Education Center has opened at Hollywood North Perry Airport. Wayman Aviation Academy is the largest and longest-running flight school in South Florida, serving students from over 70 countries and doing so for over 32 years. The school opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art expansion facility on Friday, March 22. North […]

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Southwest Florida International Airport Reports Record-Breaking February

During February, 1,117,409 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., an increase of 6 percent compared to February 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 7.3 percent compared to last year. The traffic leader in February was Southwest Airlines with 195,690 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top […]

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City of Fernandina Beach Reselects Passero Associates as Airport Consultant

After a competitive selection process, the City of Fernandina Beach has reselected Passero Associates LLC (Passero) to provide professional general engineering consulting services for Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport for the next 5+ years. All five commissioners of the City voted in favor of the contract award to Passero Associates LLC. Passero has served the City […]

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