Tags Archives: aviation

Oklahoma City aerospace has roots in the air.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — In Oklahoma City, aerospace is not an upstart industry or a hope for the future. Aviation is in the community’s DNA. Since Wiley Post, a native Oklahoman, made history with the first solo flight around the world in 1933, Okl ...

HUVRData set to launch in Austin, hire pilots.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-based HUVRData, a drone data analytics startup, announced that it will hire 10-12 pilots and invest in technology and deployment trucks after a $2 million Series A round of funding. HUVRData was founded in 2014, and employs drone ...

Dallas startup Rise revolutionizes private air travel.

  DALLAS, Texas — Private airline startup Rise is shaking up commercial air travel by offering frequent commercial flyers an innovative new product: flight-share luxury private charters at prices comparable to commercial fares. Think Uber meets ...

Kansas manufactures export growth.

KANSAS — Highlighted by gains in aviation and other important manufacturing sectors, Kansas exported $12 billion worth of manufactured goods in 2014. The $12 billion total is the third highest annual export value in state history. Kansas manufacturers ...

Atlantic City to Miami, Nashville? No problem.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Air carrier Choice Aire will begin nonstop service from Atlantic City to Miami, Fla., and Nashville, Tenn., starting in May. The carrier, operated by Miami-based Swift Airlines, will begin service from Atlantic City International ...

Asco expanding, hiring in Stillwater.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Asco Aerospace USA  has begun production at its 715,000-square-foot aerospace manufacturing facility in Stillwater. The company is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high lift mechanism devices, complex mechanical ass ...

JetBlue flying to Albany International Airport.

ALBANY, N.Y. – A new carrier will begin providing service in November at Albany International Airport. JetBlue Airways will be flying to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as its first destinations, according to Albany Airport officials. At a State ...

AirShare’s good business is good for Wichita.

WICHITA, Kan. — With renewed confidence in the economy, Executive AirShare is moving ahead with previously shelved plans to purchase new aircraft and to add hangar space at Jabara Airport in northeast Wichita. Executive AirShare was founded in Wichita ...

Lockheed Martin green lights Orlando jobs.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Everything is a go in Orlando for Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training facility, which is bringing up to 200 new jobs and a capital investment of almost $80 million to town. Gov. Rick Scott announced the Lockheed Martin expa ...

Wichita-China trade deal excites economy.

WICHITA, Kan. — Recent progress promising expanding exports during a trade trip to China is good news for Wichita – it’s especially good news for the city’s general aviation suppliers, who have long been a backbone of the local economy. This was ...