Atlantic Aviation and BETA Technologies Collaborate to Bring Electric Charging Network Online at 4 Atlantic Locations
Atlantic Aviation, a leading fixed-base operator (FBO) and aviation services provider, and BETA Technologies, Inc. (BETA), an electric aerospace company, are collaborating to install BETA’s electric charging stations at several of Atlantic’s airport locations across the East and Gulf Coasts. The two have already installed one multimodal, interoperable charger – at Elmira Regional Airport – and have signed host site agreements (HSAs) for three additional locations, with more sites in the works.
Atlantic Aviation CEO Jeff Foland Discusses the Future of Atlantic and General Aviation with The CEO Magazine
Jeff Foland, CEO of Atlantic Aviation, speaks with The CEO Magazine about the importance of our winning culture and how it has contributed to our success, the new opportunities he sees in the general aviation sector, elaborated on the advancements in technology and their ongoing impact on our business, and much more.
Atlantic Aviation announces the appointment of John Redcay as Chief Commercial & Sustainability Officer. Redcay succeeds Brian Corbett who previously decided to transition out of Atlantic Aviation at the end of the year.
Atlantic Aviation announced it is furthering its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability for business aviation by offering both locally delivered Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), as well as book & claim gallons.
Atlantic Aviation, a leading aviation infrastructure platform with the second largest network of fixed base operators (FBOs) in North America, today announced that Jeff Foland will succeed Lou Pepper as Chief Executive Officer, effective August 14, 2023.
Atlantic Aviation announced a significant new addition to its network on the Eastern Seaboard as it begins management of fixed base operations (FBO) at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). The company has completed its move into the new location and begun serving customers.
Last week, Atlantic Aviation completed the transition of all six Air Service Hawaii locations to Atlantic Aviation branding and operational standards. While signage, vehicles, and staff uniforms all reflect the familiar Atlantic look and feel, the well-known Hawaiian hospitality and warmth at each facility remains unchanged - perhaps symbolized best by the company continuing the long-standing tradition of presenting Hawaiian floral leis to arriving passengers and crew members at every location.
Whether she’s behind the front desk at our Palm Springs, CA (PSP) location or at home crocheting, Dayna Knaeble has made it a mission to warm the hearts of others, literally. When Dayna found a love for crochet, she used her self-taught skill to spread love and joy, not only in her community, but across the country as well.
Atlantic Aviation has further advanced Aspen/Pitkin County Airport’s (ASE) position at the forefront of sustainability and customer experience with the successful transition of nearly all of its ramp service vehicles to electric power.
Facility expansions and enhancements are well underway or have been completed in recent months at several of Atlantic Aviation’s more than 100 locations. All are part of a major improvement initiative network-wide and include both new construction as well as upgrades to existing facilities.
Atlantic Aviation’s ongoing commitment to significant enhancements to aviation infrastructure coast to coast is moving forward at record pace. Major construction projects are now complete or are well underway at several of the company’s locations, including Atlantic’s facilities at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) and Nashville International Airport (BNA).
Furthering its commitment to sustainability leadership, Atlantic Aviation, in partnership with Avfuel Corporation and Neste, has established a continuous supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at all four of the company’s FBO locations in Colorado. These include Atlantic’s facilities in Aspen (ASE), Telluride/Montrose (MTJ), Steamboat Springs/Hayden (HDN), and Aspen/Rifle (RIL). Avfuel Corporation, one of Atlantic Aviation’s primary fuel supply partners, will be delivering all SAF loads leveraging renewable diesel fuel, ensuring that as much environmental benefit as possible is realized in each SAF transaction.
In accordance with the National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA’s) new Sustainability Standard, Atlantic Aviation has achieved Tier 3 Green Aviation Business certification for all four FBOs that it operates Colorado, joining five other Atlantic Aviation FBOs certified as Green Aviation Businesses in the United States.
Atlantic Aviation and 4AIR will be advancing their commitment to sustainability at this year’s NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) by offering a Book & Claim program for customers arriving at Atlantic’s FBOs at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). All Jet-A offered for purchase during NBAA-BACE at Atlantic Aviation’s ORL and MCO locations will be Book & Claim SAF gallons – and there will be no premium charged for these gallons as the program is being underwritten completely by Atlantic Aviation.
Atlantic Aviation has expanded in the Lone Star State with the completion of its acquisition and initial renovations of Textar Aviation, one of the largest FBO properties on Dallas Love Field (DAL). This newest acquisition in the Dallas-Fort Worth area gives Atlantic an FBO presence at 15 of the top 20 business aviation airports in the nation, based on business aircraft operations.
As the United Nations holds its Mountain Partnership Global Meeting in Aspen next week, Atlantic Aviation and Avfuel Corporation partnered to substantially increase the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM at Atlantic's FBO at Aspen-Pitken County Airport (ASE) to ensure availability for air operations surrounding the event.
Atlantic Aviation’s FBO at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC) in Oxford, Connecticut opened the doors this week to its newly constructed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility. The custom-built, state-of-the-art, 4,000 square foot facility features briefing rooms, holding areas and closed-interview capabilities. Most important, it offers international travelers a time-saving alternative to other U.S. Customs gateways in the region.
Atlantic Aviation has expanded its FBO footprint in the Caribbean sands with closing today of its acquisition of Blue Heron Aviation at Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The purchase of Blue Heron’s facilities at PLS expands Atlantic Aviation’s presence in the region, as it also serves business aviation clients in George Town (GCM) and Cayman Brac (CYB), Cayman Islands.
Atlantic Aviation and Ross Aviation Complete Business Combination; Acquire Three Former TAC Air FBOs
Atlantic Aviation announced it has added significantly to its network presence and operational leadership with the completion of its combination with Ross Aviation. In addition, the Company has acquired three former TAC Air fixed-base operations at Omaha, Nebraska (OMA); Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (RDU); and Hartford, Connecticut (BDL). The combined companies and new locations will operate under the Atlantic Aviation brand name and will build upon their shared cultures of safe, efficient and friendly FBO services across North America.
Plano, TX (June 7, 2022) - Atlantic Aviation, one of the leading networks of fixed-based operators in North America, today announced the appointment of Bill White as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. In this position on the executive team of Atlantic Aviation, White reports directly to CEO Louis Pepper and is responsible for leading all financial, accounting, information technology, and procurement functions.
Atlantic Aviation, one of the leading networks of fixed-based operators in North America, announced it has signed a new 40-year master lease agreement at the Boca Raton Airport.
Atlantic Aviation, one of the leading networks of fixed-based operators in North America, today announced the appointment of Dawud Crooms as General Counsel.
Atlantic Aviation, one of the leading networks of fixed-based operators (FBO) in North America, announced the recent appointment of Paula Sacks as Chief Human Resources Officer. In this newly created role at Atlantic Aviation, she is responsible for talent recruitment and retention, diversity, and inclusion efforts in strong partnership with the leaders of the business to drive results.
Atlantic Aviation, one of the leading networks of fixed-based operators (FBO) in North America, announced that effective today it is offering sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for retail sale from its FBO at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Atlantic Aviation, operator of the Aspen fixed base operation (FBO), today announced the launch of a new Carbon Offset Initiative in which every gallon of jet fuel for commercial and private aviation at Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) will be offset to be carbon neutral through the purchase of verified carbon credits arranged by Atlantic Aviation.
Atlantic Aviation and Ross Aviation today announced an agreement to combine to create a leading aviation infrastructure platform with one of the largest networks of fixed base operators (“FBO”) in North America.
In celebration of Earth Day Atlantic Aviation today announced the availability of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at its Aspen, Colorado Airport (ASE) fixed base operation.
Atlantic Aviation today announced the introduction of renewable diesel and the elimination of fossil-based diesel at its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) fixed base operation. The change is part of Atlantic Aviation’s commitment to increasing sustainability in the aviation industry.
Atlantic Aviation today announced the availability of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) fixed base operation.
Atlantic Aviation today announced that it has broken ground on construction of a new 25,000 square foot hangar at its fixed base operation at Chicago Executive Airport (PWK).
Atlantic Aviation announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 30,000 square-foot hangar at its Montrose, Colorado (MTJ) campus. The additional hangar is capable of housing a Gulfstream G650.
Atlantic Aviation Addison, Texas, today announced that is has signed a 40 year lease extension with the City of Addison.
Atlantic Aviation today announced that on September 9, its fixed base operation in New Castle, DE (KILG) accepted a first load of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Mary Monahan is a superb employee. She seizes every opportunity to make someone’s day and focuses on each and every customer. She chooses her attitude before coming into work and loves what she does. When Donald Kolessar, a WWII and Korean War veteran, and long time Atlantic visitor, shared with Mary that there was one aircraft he’d always wanted to fly in, Mary took notice.
Atlantic Aviation has expanded its presence at Bridgeport, Connecticut (BDR) with the acquisition of the Volo Aviation Inc. hangar and terminal.
Atlantic Aviation today announced the appointment of Tim Bannon to a newly created position as Chief Operating Officer.
Atlantic Aviation continues to lead the industry and announces their latest innovative technology, Atlantic Gateway.
Atlantic anticipates this year’s Derby being as, or more, busy than in year’s past. A typical Derby generates anywhere between 600 – 750 arrivals to the Louisville (SDF) location over a 4-day period.
There is one word that sums up the actions of our Atlantic Employee of the Year, and that word is DEDICATION. Sawyer King, line service technician from Atlantic Elmira (ELM) didn’t let the harsh winter weather get in his way. Instead, he did whatever it took to report to work for his scheduled shift.
Atlantic Stockton (SCK) had the pleasure of hosting customer service manager, Jaclyn’s, son’s preschool class for a tour of their base and learn about some aircraft. A couple of SCK tenants were kind enough to open up their aircraft for the kids.
Christi, customer service manager at our Orlando (ORL) location, has found great appreciation for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). Her son, Landon, was born with Cerebral Palsy and as a result has mobility issues.
It's an honor to announce our 2017 Employee of the Year, Charlene Gueho from our New Orleans (MSY) location. Charlene's caring spirit doesn't go unnoticed, in fact, she was nominated last year by coworker Claudia Lovett and awarded an Attitude is Everything Pin.
The holiday season is commonly referred to as ‘the most wonderful time of the year,’ but for many that’s just not the case. Our compassionate employees find so many ways to help others throughout the year, and the holiday season is no exception.
Atlantic Aviation announced that it has purchased the assets of Jet Source Inc, an FBO adjacent to the existing Atlantic Aviation in Carlsbad, California.
Taylor is a 10 year old girl with big dreams of being a pilot. Ever since she was a very young child she has loved airplanes. Taylor says she doesn’t just want to be a pilot, but that she feels she needs to be a pilot.
Atlantic Aviation announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Orion Jet Center at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF). Located just 11 miles north of downtown Miami, Florida, the acquisition extends Atlantic Aviation’s nationwide network into the rapidly growing South Florida general aviation market.
In the early morning hours of Friday, May 12, 2017, Atlantic SKF was honored to help San Antonio Pets Alive! relocate over 50 dogs that they rescued and saved from being euthanized at a local shelter. These dogs were put on a private flight provided by Dog is My CoPilot who specializes in relocating rescue dogs to areas of the country that have a large demand for pet adoptions.
At Atlantic, SAFETY is our number one priority, and our Employees of the Year from our West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) location exhibited superhero like reflexes when a landscaper's life was in jeopardy. A mowing incident quickly trapped him upside down in a retention pond while he was still strapped in on the zero turn mower he was riding.
Atlantic Aviation recently added OXC to their portfolio of FBOs (formerly Keystone FBO Services). Located at Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Atlantic Oxford has over 250,000 square ft. of hangar space, capable of housing up to a Gulfstream 650.
There are many ways to get involved and contribute to charities. One great cause is to participate in some type of run, which is not only good for your health and wellness, but by fundraising and donating to a charity of your choice, it’s helping others for a great cause.
Atlantic Aviation has recently completed construction on a new FBO project development in Portland, Oregon. The campus includes two 30,000-square-foot hangars, capable of housing aircraft up to G-650 and Global 6000. Additionally, there is 15,490 square feet of prime office/shop space. The FBO terminal is 12,112 square-foot with auto parking for 235 vehicles.
Atlantic announced that it has acquired the former GE Hangar in Newburgh, NY (SWF). The 100,000 sq. ft. facility includes 60,000 sq. ft. of heated hangar and 40,000 sq. ft. of shop and office space.
Atlantic broke ground on a $ 9.5 million project in Charleston, South Carolina (CHS). The project consists of a new 22,000 sq. ft. hangar capable of housing up to a Global Express and a complete remodel and upgrade of its existing FBO.
Atlantic Aviation hosted a Re-Grand Opening at their FBO in Orlando (ORL). The event included cocktails and dining as the guests walked through the renovated and remodeled facility.
Atlantic Aviation in Louisville KY (SDF), was host to hundreds of aircraft for the running of the 142 Kentucky Derby.
Atlantic Aviation, the owner of a nationwide network of 68 fixed base operations (FBO), announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of Black Canyon Jet Center in Montrose, Colorado (KMTJ). The transaction is expected to close on or about June 1, 2016, subject to satisfaction of usual and customary airport consents. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
At its Grand Opening dedication this week, Atlantic showcased its massive hangar at LAX.
Lauren Lawrence, a customer service rep at Atlantic Boca Raton (BCT), has loved animals since she was little when she got her first cat. Since then, she's owned a menagerie of animals, including her current brood of four dogs and three cats. She understands how important pets are to their owners and how deeply they feel the loss when one passes away.
Atlantic Aviation has announced it is breaking ground on a massive redevelopment of its leasehold in Portland Oregon. The project will consist of a new 12,000 sq. ft. terminal, two 30,000 sq. ft. hangars with office and shop space, a 90,000 gallon Jet A fuel farm, and a 5,000 sq. ft. ground support building.
Atlantic Aviation has acquired the FBO operations of Premier Jet at Carlsbad, CA. Atlantic commenced operations at CRQ on December 18, 2015 marking the addition of a 10th location in California to its nationwide network of facilities.
On a historical visit to the United States, Pope Francis concluded his tour with a visit to Philadelphia International Airport on the final leg of his East Coast visit.
Atlantic Aviation announced that it has expanded its nationwide network of Fixed Base Operations (FBOs) to include a facility at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) in Utah. Atlantic expects to commence operations at SLC on December 1, 2015.
Atlantic employees do small favors and great acts of kindness every day outside of their job descriptions. Often, we don’t hear about them. Occasionally, though, we have the honor of reading about how much one of these gestures meant to a customer.
To accommodate the growing needs of tenants and transients in Kansas City, Atlantic Aviation begins construction on Hangar 11, the third hangar built in 5 years on Atlantics’ leasehold at Charles B. Wheeler, Downtown Airport.
Atlantic Aviation announced the roll out of their Atlantic Certified Employee program, ACE. The proprietary program is a web based safety and training curriculum that provides detailed procedures and scenarios, as well as industry requirements for handling customer aircraft.
Atlantic Aviation has announced that they have moved into their newly renovated Teterboro location. The $5 million upgrade includes a spacious Atrium Lobby, Panoramic views of New York City and Atlantic's 13 acre ramp. An expanded Business Center, Coffee Bar, as well as Pilots Crew/Quiet room amenities add to the overall Atlantic experience.
Atlantic Aviation's Houston Hobby (HOU) launched its $24 million construction and renovation project with a groundbreaking ceremony Dec. 15, 2014. This will be the largest capital investment for a renovation of an existing Atlantic FBO to date. The finished project will provide a state of the art facility with a new 15,000-square-foot FBO terminal, two new 32,000-square-foot hangars, complete renovation of a current 34,000-square-foot existing hangar and new fuel farm.
Atlantic Aviation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a fixed base operation at Orlando Executive Airport in Orlando, Fla., from Showalter Flying Service. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015, subject to receipt of consent from the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority.
Atlantic Aviation has selected Garsite, the leading manufacturer of aircraft refueling products in North America, to replace approximately 20 percent of its refueler fleet.
Donations in the name of Atlantic Aviation were recently given to World Vision and Angel Flight by United Construction. The donations were in appreciation of the working partnership with Atlantic on the Reno construction project.
Atlantic Aviation announced several major renovations and expansions across its network, including a new hangar at Los Angeles (LAX) and renovations at Teterboro (TEB) and Stewart (SWF).
Atlantic Aviation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Galaxy FBO in Boca Raton Florida (BCT).
Atlantic Aviation has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Galaxy Aviation, including substantially all assets of five fixed base operations and one new hangar that is currently under construction at West Palm Beach. The FBOS include Orlando, Fla. (MCO), Stuart, Fla. (SUA), St. Augustine, Fla. (SGJ), West Palm Beach, Fla. (PBI) and Hayden Colo. (HDN).
This month, Atlantic Aviation recognizes Brenda Smith of Atlantic's New Orleans FBO (MSY) for her outstanding customer service. Brenda's ability to anticipate and deliver on customer needs exemplifies her embodiment of the Atlantic Attitude, and it shows on a daily basis.
Atlantic Aviation has completed its purchase of Hangar 10 in Kansas City (MKC).
Atlantic Aviation announced its plans for a complete rebuild of the FBO and hangars at its Houston Hobby (HOU) location as well as a remodel plan for its George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) location.
In our constant pursuit to provide the highest quality service in the general aviation industry, we're proud to unveil the newly redesigned AtlanticAviation.com. Our new site has features that make it even easier to access the services Atlantic Aviation offers.
At Atlantic Aviation, we pride ourselves on our employees. They go above and beyond every day to deliver a world-class customer experience. Christi Peterson, a Customer Service Manager at Atlantic's South Bend location, is certainly no exception. Her kind nature and dedication to customer service exceed even the highest expectations, and are exemplified in her recent work to make a dream come true.
Atlantic Aviation broke ground last week on the first phase of a $9 million total rebuild of its FBO at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The new facility will include a 13,000-square-foot terminal with 29,800 square feet of attached hangar, capable of housing a G650, Global Express and Falcon 7X.
Atlantic has just completed a total remodel of its FBO in Casper, Wyoming. The Casper remodel includes, fireplace, Internet café, conference room with audio visual capability, coffee bar and Wi-Fi access throughout. The design and furnishings reflect the Casper Airport history as well as the Western Heritage and life in the energy patch.
Atlantic Aviation announced today that it has appointed Tim Johnson, formerly of Signature Flight Support, as Vice President of Business Development, which includes acquisitions and real estate. Johnson will report to Clive Lowe, Senior Vice President.
Atlantic Aviation has announced that Oklahoma City (OKC) has been approved as a DCA Gateway Airport. Other Atlantic locations that are approved gateways are IAH, HOU,AUS, SBN, PHL and PSP.
Atlantic Aviation has just completed a total remodel of its facility in Portland, Ore. (PDX). The remodel features five designated seating areas, an Internet café in the pilots lounge, private data rooms for passengers, two elegant conference rooms with audio visual capability, a customer coffee bar and Wi-Fi access throughout the facility. The use of natural stone resonates throughout, giving the facility a true Northwestern feel.
Atlantic Aviation has deployed new infrastructure that provides high-capacity, high-performance Wi-Fi at all of its locations. The new system delivers coverage inside the terminal, on the ramp and in the hangars at each location.
Atlantic Aviation has embarked on a multimillion dollar renovation initiative across 12 locations, including five comprehensive projects at HOU (Houston), FMN (Farmington, N.M.), ELM (Elmira, N.Y.), RNO (Reno, Nev.) and PWK (Chicago Executive).
Atlantic Aviation has announced a new International Operations Division, which will enable flight departments, flight followers and handlers that are entering the United States to have a single point of contact at Atlantic. The division will be overseen by Shane Harris.
Atlantic Aviation announced that six locations have been approved as DCA Gateway Airports. Those airports are: IAH, HOU, AUS, SDF, SBN, PHL and PSP. These Atlantic locations have been approved under the DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) for departures to KDCA (Washington Reagan National Airport).
Atlantic Aviation announced the transaction to purchase Flightcraft FBOs in Portland and Eugene, Ore. has been completed.
Atlantic Aviation has been chosen by the voters of Fltplan.com and the top FBO Chain for a second consecutive year. FltPlan.com surveys pilots and asks them to vote for their favorite FBO in several categories. The 2011 survey was completed by 7,480 professional pilots.
Atlantic Aviation, in the tradition of an industry leader, has instituted a "No Phone Zone" policy
Atlantic Aviation has launched a Tow Certified program that is designed to reduce the number of aircraft towing related accidents and incidents.
Atlantic Aviation has opened a new 6,000-square-foot terminal at Charleston Exectutive Airport (JZI). The multi-million dollar project incorporates the old world features of Low Country architecture and welcomes travelers with classic southern charm. The facility includes four acres of aircraft ramp space.
Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE : MIC), the parent of Dallas-based Atlantic Aviation, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Mercury Air Centers Inc. ("Mercury"), the owner and operator of a chain of 24 FBOs at 22 airports across the U.S.