Category Archive: Airline News

Nextant, Collins Awarded T-1A Avionics Upgrade Contract

AIN – Field Aviation and subcontractors Nextant Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, and FlightSafety International have won a U.S. Air Force contract to modernize the Collins Pro Line 2/4 avionics on the USAF’s entire T-1A (Beechjet 400A) fleet. As part of the award, Nextant Aerospace will share the responsibility for modernizing the USAF’s fleet of 178 T-1A …

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Spirit Airlines Employee Accused of Stabbing Co-Worker at Hopkins

FOX NEWS – A Spirit Airlines employee at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has been accused of stabbing a co-worker with a scissors in the heat of an argument. Vonda Gardner, 38, was charged with felonious assault after allegedly jabbing a fellow Spirit employee in the stomach and also injuring his hand at around 19:00 …

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Flexjet Adds the Gulfstream G650 to its Fleet

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS – Cleveland-based fractional share and jet card provider, Flexjet, announced it has added two luxury Gulfstream G650s to its portfolio. Flexjet, which was purchased by Cleveland aviation entrepreneur Kenn Ricci in 2013, took delivery of its first G650 on October 4th, 2017, direct from Gulfstream in Savannah, Georgia. The aircraft then performed …

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Allegiant Air expands at CLE, leaving Youngstown behind

THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER – Allegiant Air, the lone commercial carrier flying from the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, will end service to the Trumbull County facility on January 4, 2018. The announcement comes six months after the airline started flying from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, 70 miles away. Las Vegas-based Allegiant, known for its low fares …

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