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.