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McKinney National Airport breaks ground on new US$16m FBO terminal

The city of McKinney has broken ground on the future home of the US$16m McKinney Air Center, a state-of-the-art fixed-base operator (FBO) terminal at the McKinney National Airport. The terminal will span 17,000ft2, in addition to a 40,000ft2 transient hangar. Read more on this story here.

23rd April 2018

Donegal ranked as world’s most stunning runway in 2018 Scenic Airport Poll

Private jet booking platform, PrivateFly, has revealed the results of its Scenic Airport Poll 2018, with Ireland’s Donegal Airport being ranked as the world’s most beautiful landing spot. The annual survey, which was conducted in February 2018, asked 8,500 travellers to name their top landing location. Other airports listed in the top ten include Barra in Scotland, Nice in France and Queenstown in New Zealand.

12th April 2018

Can you name the waterfront business airport pictured below that is favored by travelers thanks to its proximity to a big US city?Weekly Image Poll


Signature Flight Support acquires Mobile and Downtown air centers from Azalea Aviation

Signature Flight Surpport Corporation has announced the acquisition of assets of Azalea Aviation Inc.’s Mobile Air Center at Mobile Regional Airport (KMOB) and Downtown Air Center at Mobile Downtown Airport (KBFM).

Taylor and Harris Morrissette own both Azalea Aviation facilities, and Taylor will stay on at the company after the purchase to oversee KMOB and KBFM.

KMOB consists of 60,000ft2 of hangars and 16,000ft2 of executive terminal and customer offices, and began providing fueling services in the 1950s and terminal and hangar services in the 1960s.

KBFM is comprised of over 45,000ft2 of hangar space, including a newly constructed state-of-the-art 16,800ft2 hangar, 6,000ft 2 tenant offices and a 5,000ft2 executive terminal.

Commenting on the acquisition, S. Michael Scheeringa, President of Signature Flight Support stated, “The Mobile, Alabama facilities bring two important locations to our Southeast region and the greater Signature network. We welcome Taylor and his staff at both Mobile Air Center and Downtown Air Center to the Signature family and look forward to growing business at both locations through the power of Signature’s global network and the Signature Service Promise.”

Taylor Morrissette said, “We have enjoyed our 20-plus years of operations at the Mobile airports and look forward to the great growth opportunities provided by the Signature network. The relationships that we have formed with our customers and the Mobile Airport Authority have been the keys to our success.”

Both facilities will be rebranded as Signature Flight Support and become part of Signature Flight Support’s global network which now numbers 111 global locations.


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