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Forming the future of Wanaka Airport

Residents in Wanaka, New Zealand, were encouraged to join conversations on the future of Wanaka Airport at interactive community and stakeholder engagement sessions. Discussions surrounding what the hub could evolve into by 2045 included the airport’s strengths, thoughts on the return of scheduled services and opportunities for growth.

18th June 2018

The future of flying

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has published a report in cooperation with young people think tank ThinkYoung called Expanding Horizons: How Millennials see the Future of Business Aviation. The survey asked young people aged 18-25 in Germany, France, the UK and Switzerland about mobility, business aviation and the future of sustainable personal air transport. Read more on Andrea Gerosa, founder of young people’s think-tank ThinkYoung, thoughts here

04th June 2018

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Signature Flight Support buys self-service fuel facility at Santa Barbara

Signature Flight Support has purchased the only existing self-service Avgas 100LL facility at the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) in Santa Barbara, California, offering recreational pilots an additional option for refueling their aircraft.

The self-service fuel facility – which is expected to be officially servicing Signature’s customers in the coming weeks – will offer an enhanced service experience, including complimentary parking on Signature’s transient ramp for the day of fueling, and pedestrian access to and from the Airport Operations Area (AOA) via Signature’s FBO facilities.

Full-service customers will continue to receive additional benefits, such as crew car use and Signature TailWins rewards.

“Signature’s thrilled to be able to offer pilots another opportunity, in addition to Signature’s Weekend TakeOff Avgas discount programs, to save on their fuel purchases,” said Maria A Sastre, president and chief operating officer for Signature Flight Support.

“Signature continuously works with suppliers to ensure a consistent and dependable supply of Avgas is available to general aviation customers. We’re confident that this additional self-service Avgas facility further expresses our commitment to both the local Santa Barbara pilot community and general aviation community as a whole.”

The addition of this facility at Santa Barbara takes the number self-service Avgas fuel facilities at Signature locations to 14 across the USA.

February 5, 2018

By Hazel King


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