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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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Airport Management Solutions acquires Tupelo Aviation

Airport Management Solutions (AMS), which has managed FBO operations at Tupelo Regional Airport in the USA, now wholly owns Tupelo Aviation Unlimited. The purchase from the Tupelo Airport Authority in Mississippi was finalized earlier this month.

Speaking about the purchase, Cliff Nash, executive director of Tupelo Regional Airport, commented, “I am excited about our new relationship with AMS and Tupelo Aviation Unlimited, and look forward to working and growing with them in the coming years.”

Erick Larson, AMS director of business development, added, “On October 1, AMS made a major commitment to its based tenants, the airport and the Tupelo Mississippi area. We look forward to continuing to provide the aviation community with exceptional service at reasonable prices.”

The Avfuel-branded FBO provides its customers with premixed Jet-A and Avgas through both full-service fueling operations and self-serve units. Corporate flight departments also benefit from the availability of office and hangar space including 77,000ft2 (7,153m2) of hangar space. Tupelo Aviation holds the airport’s military fueling contract and provides ground-handling services for major Southeastern Conference college sporting events.

Services provided by AMS include line maintenance and overnight services for commercial airlines, general aviation maintenance with emphasis on light turbine and turboprop aircraft, ground service equipment maintenance, and refurbishment.

October 10, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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