““[Bill Gates] has been historically one of my best supporters…One of my favorite e-mails he ever sent me…I proposed this crazy project. And he sent back this two-line response: ‘This has got to be the craziest thing you’ve ever suggested. Please proceed.’” ”
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.