On behalf of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), I want to extend a warm welcome to those members with the Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA) – and everyone in the business aviation community – as we prepare for another NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition...
The Hall of Fame was established in 2006 to honor those who have made or continue to make significant contributions to the business aviation industry in Florida. These visionaries have acted not only on their dreams but also drawn on their professionalism and integrity...
Owning an airplane is a gratifying experience in many ways. One of those ways is using your aircraft for business purposes. Being able to get to work locations directly without having to drive great distances, avoiding crowded airline terminals, and being able to set your own schedule...
There are public airports in Florida subject to federal reversion clauses and federal grant assurances. These reversion clauses and grant assurances have seemingly not curbed development as there are significant non-aviation tenancies at Florida airports.
The 70th Annual FABA Conference and Trade show was held on June 13th and 14th at The Ritz-Carlton, in Sarasota, Florida. The conference kicked off with a great turnout at the first ever FABA Beach BBQ on Sunday, June 12 on Lido Beach.
These generous members have given at least double their annual dues amount to support FABA and our efforts in Florida. Above and Beyond Members receive special recognition throughout the year in Florida Aviation Business, the Newswire weekly e-newsletter and at the annual conference.
The Boca Raton Airport has had many incarnations since the first airplane took off from its runway over 80 years ago. The transformation has been a true reflection of the vibrant city it gets its name from. It has gone from a small city airport, to an Army Air Force training base, to one of South Florida’s premier general aviation facilities.
There’s an iconic image from the 1950’s of an automobile gas station attendant busily and happily scurrying around a customer’s car, pumping fuel, washing the windshield, checking the oil. The attendant is sharply dressed in uniform, jaunty cap upon his head and a big smile on his face.
In the United States, general aviation (GA) employs over 1.1 million people and generates over two-hundred billion dollars in economic activity. Florida is a GA powerhouse, with the industry supporting nearly eight-thousand jobs with a total economic output of $12.3 billion dollars.
As 28-year-old pilot Shaesta Waiz sets off on an ambitious solo flight around the world to raise awareness for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for youth, several individuals and organizations have come together to make Dreams Soar a reality.