“"I've got a list of corporations that have gotten out of their airplanes [because of criticism from politicians]. It is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. When you look at the time and cost savings; it does not make sense not to fly [privately]. You can't let public perception interfere with your business decision to fly. It either is a good business decision or it isn't."”
Dubai Aerospace Selling FBO Group
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has announced that it is seeking a buyer for a division of Landmark Aviation called Airport Services Group. The group consists of 33 FBOs, an aircraft sales division, a charter management business, six maintenance shops and six Hawker Beechcraft authorized service centers. DAE isn't planning to sell Associated Air Center, which is Landmark's executive aircraft completions business, or its turbine overhauler Standard Aero. DAE purchased Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero from The Carlyle Group on August 1.