AviationManuals Suggests Updating FBO Operations Manuals for COVID-19 Health Concerns

AviationManuals, a provider of digital operations manuals, is providing guidance for properly updating FBO Operations Manuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. “By now FBO operators should be conscious that everyone’s perceptions and attitudes with regard to risk have changed dramatically,” said AviationManuals CEO Mark Baier. “While it is always important to operate to the highest standards, […]

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AOPA Announces Access to New Flight Planner

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association announced that the legacy software powering AOPA’s popular online flight planning tool will be replaced by a new platform, iFlightPlanner—available now for free to AOPA members. As AOPA’s legacy flight planner goes away, AOPA leaders expressed their deep gratitude to Boeing and its Jeppesen team for the longstanding support […]

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NBAA-Requested Treasury Payroll Support Relief to GA Air Carriers Begins

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed news that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has begun making payments to many of the small and mid-sized general aviation air-carriers, including FAR Part 135 charter operators struggling with the unprecedented financial challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Apr. 20, Treasury made the first payroll […]

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AOPA Announces New Webinar Series for Pilots

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is joining with Boeing to produce a new educational webinar series offered to AOPA members. Boeing’s Jeppesen and ForeFlight teams will provide free monthly content in the webinar series, running from April through September, on important topics such as improving pilot proficiency, increasing awareness and fine-tuning navigational skills.  “AOPA […]

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NBAA’s HERO Program Partners with Leading Hospitals on COVID-19 Support

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) unveiled a first-of-its-kind partnership to pair the assets available through the association’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) database with the COVID-19-coordination capabilities of the American Hospital Association (AHA). NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen said, “Business aviation is uniquely positioned to provide assistance to the citizens, companies and communities […]

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $10 Billion in Relief for America’s Airports

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the award of approximately $10 billion to commercial and general aviation airports from the Trump Administration’s newly created Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Airport Grant Program. The effort will provide unprecedented and immediate relief to American families, workers, and businesses.  “This $10 billion in […]

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A4A President Expresses Gratitude for Administration, Congress for Direct Payroll Assistance

On behalf of the leading U.S. airlines and 750,000 employees, Airlines for America President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio expressed their gratitude for the work of the Trump Administration – especially President Trump, Vice President Pence, Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary Chao – and members of the Senate and the House for their efforts to provide […]

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