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Visitors to Dubai Air Show 2017 had the opportunity to explore the world's only private Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The jet is operated by Deer Jet and managed by UAS International Trip Support, and features a main lounge that accommodate 16 guests, two large dining tables, an enclosed master bedroom, and fully fitted bathroom.

27th November 2017

Duncan Aviation begins work on US$70m Utah maintenance facility

Duncan Aviation has begun construction on a new US$70m business aircraft maintenance, modifications and paint complex in Provo, Utah, in the USA. The company will add nearly 275,000ft² of buildings, with a 222,000ft² maintenance and modifications center and a 53,000ft² paint facility.

23rd October 2017

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MFC Aviation named fixed-base operator at Canandaigua Airport

MFC Aviation has been named the fixed-base operator of the Canandaigua Airport in Ontario County, New York. MFC is a subsidiary of Mercy Flight Central, the region’s non-profit air ambulance service. It will provide services to aircraft, crews and passengers using the airport.

MFC is to hire up to five employees at the airport, who will be on-site from 7am to 5pm every day. They will additionally provide direct support to air ambulance operations. All proceeds from the FBO will go to Mercy Flight.

Mike Manikowski, Ontario County Industrial Development Agency executive director, said, “Canandaigua Airport is an engine for economic development by providing a gateway to the Finger Lakes and the Greater Rochester area.

“The growth of the airport will benefit development within the region, showcasing Ontario County as a leader in economic progress.”

Services offered include fueling, aircraft parking and tie-down, a lounge for crews, and cargo and baggage handling.

Jeffrey Bartkoski, Mercy Flight president and CEO, said, “Mercy Flight Central has served this outstanding community around the clock since 1992. We are excited to address a local need by expanding our offerings and applying our expertise in aviation. Canandaigua Airport is a tremendous asset that has been significantly enhanced in recent years.”

July 25, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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