Tag: California

Joby expands California manufacturing facility

Joby Aviation, Inc., a company developing electric air taxis for commercial passenger service, has announced it has broken ground on the expansion of its Pilot Production Line in Marina, California. The expansion will more than double Joby’s manufacturing footprint at the Marina Municipal Airpo...

AIBOT receives $15m to boost Californian eVTOL industry

AIBOT has announced that it has received a $15m grant from the California Competes Grant Programme to develop an "AI-defined" eVTOL aircraft and ecosystem. The company believes this is a significant endorsement by the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz), rep...

Gulfstream Opens U.S. West Coast Sales and Design Center

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the grand opening of its all-new Beverly Hills, California, sales and design center. The approximately 12,000 square-foot/1,115 square-meter showroom further expands Gulfstream’s customer resources in the Western United States and highlights Gulfstream...

Volato Announces Participation in 2023 Women in Aviation International Conference

Volato, the most efficient way to own a private jet, today announced its participation in the 2023 Women in Aviation Internal Conference in Long Beach, California. The conference will take place February 23 - 25 at the Long Beach Convention Center. The conference is a leading event that...

‘Multiple fatalities’ after two planes crash above California airport

By: news.sky.com At least two people were killed when two planes collided while trying to land at an airport in California. The planes, a twin-engine Cessna 340 and a single-engine Cessna 152, crashed into one another shortly before 3pm on Thursday above Watsonville Municipal Airport. Two p...

Imperium Jets Adds Four Planes and Increases Travel Brokers by 300%

Imperium Jets is connecting travel agencies with private jet operators using a unique combination of GDS (Global Distribution) software and high level personalized customer service. Since the onset of the Covid-19 crash in March and the associated economic crash it caused to the travel industry, Im...

Ross Aviation Acquires Signature Flight Support Base in Thermal, CA

With the final stroke of a pen and handshakes with team members, Ross Aviation completed its planned acquisition of the Signature Flight Support facility at KTRM in Thermal, California. The acquisition now gives Ross Aviation the largest ramp and hangar complex in the Coachella Valley and signals ...

Desert Jet completes executive FBO

Desert Jet has announced the opening of our new Executive FBO at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Palm Springs/Thermal, California (KTRM).  They are now in operation from our interim upscale facility while we complete construction on the cutting-edge Desert Jet Center. Desert Jet ...

California’s Napa County Airport plans to add second FBO

California’s Napa County Airport has issued an RFP for a second service provider, as it looks to increase business at the dedicated general aviation gateway. According to Elizabeth Habkirk, the county’s deputy director of public works, the current Lynx facility pumped 2.25 million gallons o...

Desert Jet adds second Cessna Citation Bravo to its private jet charter fleet

Desert Jet has added a second Cessna Citation Bravo to its charter fleet of private jets in response to continued demand from its charter clientele. The 2004 aircraft is based at the company’s Palm Springs headquarters at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM). Designed with a quiet...

Sky Trek Aviation announces new ownership and renamed Modesto Jet Center

Sky Trek Aviation at Modesto City-County Airport (KMOD) has changed its name to Modesto Jet Center, after it also changed ownership from 1 August, 2019.   Matt Bosco and Dan Kimmel - decades-long customers of Sky Trek Aviation - acquired the FBO from Jim Van Heukelem, Penny Weber and John Roger...

ACI Jet to lease San Luis Obispo hangar to Skywest Airlines

North American regional airline Skywest has announced an agreement with fixed-base operator (FBO) ACI Jet to lease its San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) hangar as a maintenance base. Skywest operations at the 17,000 square feet hangar, which was previously an American Airlines mainte...

Luxivair SBD announces investment in green technologies

San Bernardino International Airport (SBD) FBO Luxivair SBD has announced the acquisition of low and zero emission equipment compliant with California emission standards. The recent purchases by the FBO include new 10,000-gallon fuel trucks, a propane powered forklift, electric powered aircraft ...

Planet Nine Private Air takes fifth and latest Falcon 7X

Planet Nine Private Air - the California based private charter operator and aircraft management company - has received its fifth ultra long-range Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft onto its Part 135 certificate, just in advance of its first anniversary of operations.  The latest aircraft, registra...

Planet Nine Private Air places fourth Falcon 7X into service

California based private charter operator Planet Nine Private Air (P9PA) has announced the addition of its fourth ultra long-range Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft to its Part 135 certificate. The aircraft, registration no. N996MS, is a low-time aircraft with less than 500 hours flown. It is offered wit...

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