Southwest Florida Int’l Airport Reports Record-Breaking August Traffic

During August, a record-breaking 647,534 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 180 percent compared to August 2020 and 23 percent more than the passenger traffic in August 2019. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 66.7 percent compared to last year. The traffic leader in August was Southwest […]

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Cirrus Aircraft Introduces Cirrus Orlando with Two New Locations in Central Florida

Cirrus Aircraft today announced its latest expansion, Cirrus Orlando, with two new locations in Central Florida at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) and Orlando Executive Airport (KORL). The expansion serves a deep-rooted and growing personal aviation market in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. region. Cirrus Orlando is scheduled to open in early 2022. Cirrus Orlando […]

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Mammoth Freighters Adds Widebody MRO Facility to B777 Cargo Conversion Program Initiative

Mammoth Freighters LLC (“Mammoth”) announced today a strategic investment in a world class widebody maintenance and modification facility to support its Boeing 777-200LR and 777-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversion programs. Through its investment, Mammoth is embarking on a long-term partnership with GDC Technics (“GDC”), a global aerospace company with extensive expertise in Engineering & Technical services, Modifications, […]

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Piper Aircraft and International AeroTech Academy Create Industry Leading Program to Secure Next Generation of AMPs

Piper Aircraft and International AeroTech Academy announced today a joint program to provide Piper with the next generation of aviation maintenance professionals. The aviation industry relies on professional maintenance technicians to ensure aircraft are built to the highest standards, but demand for qualified maintenance technicians will outpace supply as early as 2022. Current industry forecasts […]

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Southwest Florida Int’l Airport Terminal Expansion Project Set to Start in October

The Lee County Board of Port Commissioners authorized the construction and total budget for the Terminal Expansion Project at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) at a Board meeting held Sept. 21, 2021. The $331-million project focuses on improving the airport’s efficiency by consolidating and streamlining security checkpoints, adding concession space and providing passengers more amenities […]

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SD Completes Integration of Polaris Aero FlightRisk® into SD Pro® Preflight Module

Satcom Direct has completed the integration of the Polaris Aero FlightRisk®, advanced risk analysis system, into the PreFlight module of the SD Pro® digital flight operations platform. Mutual customers of SD and Polaris Aero now have immediate access to the full scope of the multiple-data-source risk assessment and mitigation advisories generated by FlightRisk, directly from […]

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Boca Raton Airport Authority Contributes $25,000 to the Boca Raton Airport Scholarships Fund

Photo above – from left are; Bob Tucker, Randy Nobles, Cheryl Budd, Jim Nau, and Mel Pollack, Boca Raton Airport Authority Board Members; Clara Bennett, Boca Raton Airport Authority Executive Director; Mr. Timothy Snow, President of the George Snow Scholarship Fund. On September 8, 2021, the Boca Raton Airport Authority proudly presented a $25,000 contribution to […]

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Successful 4th Annual Back to School Supply Drive held by the Boca Raton Airport

Photo above – Staff from Boca Raton Airport Tenant, Reliable Jet Maintenance, pose in front of collected backpacks. For the fourth year in a row, the Boca Raton Airport Authority, and Airport tenants, including Atlantic Aviation, Boca Aircraft Maintenance, Boomers, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Privaira, Reliable Jet Maintenance, and Signature Flight Support collected […]

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FAA Posts Sierra Space Dream Chaser Proposed Project Information

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) developed a project website for the public to learn more about Sierra Space Corporation’s proposed plan to land its Dream Chaser reentry vehicle at the Space Florida Shuttle Landing Facility in Titusville, Florida. People interested in the project can subscribe to receive project updates and information about opportunities for public […]

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