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Jet Set Duty Free Shops Opens at FXE

By | 2017-03-31T17:47:13+00:00 March 31st, 2017|FBO Services, Uncategorized|

Jet Set Duty Free Shops recently opened a new location at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) in the Banyan terminal.  This store is located on the second floor and offers travelers the opportunity to purchase liquor, jewelry, and gourmet food items tax free.  To be able to purchase from this store, a customer must be [...]

Spring 2017 – Egbe Hospital Update

By | 2017-03-30T20:40:40+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Giving Back|

For the past 6 years, Banyan has led the way in partnering with organizations, teammates, customers, and individuals in the actual rebuilding, re-equipping and re-staffing of Egbe Hospital in a very rural location in SW Nigeria. In addition to rebuilding 20 houses, a reservoir and installing diesel generators for electricity, a new 12,000 square foot [...]

Banyan Aircraft Sales at SUN ‘n FUN 2017

By | 2017-03-30T21:14:54+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Aircraft Sales|

SUN 'n FUN 2017 and Banyan Aircraft Sales will be there. Our Aircraft Sales team is excited about SUN 'n FUN 2017 as they will be showcasing both the HondaJet and the Quest Kodiak.  Make plans to stop by and visit with our team: Mike O'Keeffe, Phil Jordan, Michael Gibson, and Grant Conley. HondaJet The [...]

Being Banyan – Teammate Spotlight – Charles Amento

By | 2017-03-16T17:25:49+00:00 March 16th, 2017|FBO Services|

Being Banyan showcases a teammate each month and features what he or she does that defines Banyan Air Service. We are a company built on great people that set very high standards for our industry. From our executives to aircraft maintenance technicians to technical sales, we would like you to get to know each of [...]

10 Essential Products for Beginning Student Pilots

By | 2017-03-15T21:46:20+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Pilot Shop|

If you’re at the beginning stage of your flight training, or are even just thinking about becoming a pilot, you’re probably wondering exactly what products you’ll need to “get off the ground.” And if you’ve ever walked into Banyan Pilot Shop and browsed the many aisles within, you may have been overwhelmed by the endless [...]

Presidential TFR – Palm Beach International (PBI)

By | 2017-02-13T20:06:48+00:00 February 13th, 2017|FBO Services|

Presidential TFR for President Trump's Florida Residence If you fly in-and-out or around Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) with any type of regularity, you undoubtedly will receive a NOTAM regarding a Presidential TFR (POTUS TFR) for one of your flights. That's because President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence is just 2.1 nm from PBI and located on [...]

Campion Crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land

By | 2017-01-06T21:55:44+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Banyan Life, Giving Back|

Don Campion, president of Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, was recently crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land which means – revitalizer and rebuilder of our village. His spouse, Sueanne, is the Ye Ye Alatunse which means first lady of the community. Campion was honored with this chieftaincy title for his leadership and [...]

Don Campion Receives GMAA Award

By | 2017-01-06T21:43:44+00:00 January 6th, 2017|FBO Services, News|

Don Campion, president of Banyan Air Service, received the Edward V. Rickenbacker Award presented by the Greater Miami Aviation Association (GMAA) at the 89th Annual Wright Brothers Memorial Gala and Awards Ceremony on October 1. This award is named after Caption Rickenbacker, Chairman and CEO of Eastern Airlines, who made his mark on commercial aviation [...]

Data Comm: Look What’s Happening Now With NextGen

By | 2017-01-03T16:03:19+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Avionics, News|

Data Comm: NextGen’s Next Big Thing Data Comm uses text messaging between the Air Traffic Controller and the Pilot instead of voice communications. Data Comm is currently in use at 56 major North American airports. Equipped aircraft can take advantage of the many benefits now. According to the FAA “Data Comm offers many advantages to [...]

SBAS-FMS Upgrade Incentive Program for Learjet & Citation

By | 2017-02-16T18:47:49+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Avionics, News|

Currently there are over 6000 aircraft still using floppy disks for data upload You must complete the SBAS-FMS Upgrade before the ADS-B or FANS1/A upgrade Operating without Localizer Performance w/ Vertical Guidance (LPV) can be costly — it may be costing you more than you think If you're an operator of a [...]

Santa Visits Banyan Pilot Shop

By | 2016-12-14T13:38:26+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Pilot Shop|

On Saturday, December 12, 2016, Santa arrived at Banyan Pilot Shop in his Quest KODIAK to take photos with children of all ages.  It was exciting to share some of the wonderment of aviation with everyone, young and old!  Banyan Pilot Shop has something for everyone, from young children to grown-up (kids), everyone can [...]

Celebrate National Aviation Day on August 19th!

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:51+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Banyan Life, FBO Services|

National Aviation Day - Here's 7 Ways To Celebrate What is National Aviation Day? Established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, this holiday was issued a presidential proclamation designating the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday to be the day where the growth in aviation should be celebrated. The Wright brothers were two American inventors and aviation pioneers, credited [...]