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Banyan is Celebrating its 38th Anniversary!

By | 2017-08-03T12:35:39+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Banyan Life, FBO Services, News|

Banyan Air Service is excited to start our 38th year on August 1st and we have a number of big goals we are ready to tackle. As we begin the new year, we took a look back on our many accomplishments in just the last 12 months. Recent maintenance inspections: 7 Falcon 11 Challenger 35 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Fort Lauderdale Air Show Weekend

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:54+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Banyan Life, FBO Services|

Tips for Fort Lauderdale Air Show Weekend   Are you visiting sunny South Florida this weekend for the Fort Lauderdale Air Show? Here are some helpful tips we've gathered to make your trip fun and worry-free!   • Avoid the main roads. There will be lots of car traffic, and congestion is bound to happen, [...]

2016 Banyan Company Picnic

By | 2017-06-21T18:40:23+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Banyan Life|

2016 Banyan Company Picnic   On 4/17/2016, Banyan Air Service had their Annual Company Picnic at Markham Park. This year, over 200+ teammates and their family members attended. It was a sunny beautiful day filled with fun activities, good music, delicious food, and friendly competition for all ages. (click image to enlarge) There were pony [...]

Banyan’s 6th Annual Chili Cookoff

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:56+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Banyan Life|

Banyan Air Service's Aircraft Maintenance Department recently held its 6th annual chili cook-off and it did not disappoint! 18 crock pots full of homemade, secret recipe chili awaited our judges who carefully critiqued each according to the following guidelines: Appearance Consistency Aroma Taste This year’s chili included red, white, black bean and everything [...]

Banyan Provides Gift of Hope Through 4KIDS of South Florida Toy Drive

By | 2016-06-30T14:25:22+00:00 December 24th, 2014|Banyan Life, FBO Services, Giving Back|

4KIDS of South Florida provides a warm and loving shelter for children who have been orphaned and abandoned. That is why Banyan Air Service chose 4KIDS of South Florida as one of its corporate charities. Teammates contribute funds, volunteer at events and donate to their cause. Every year, Banyan participates in the Gift of Hope [...]

Banyan Air Service (FXE) Partners with Go Rentals

By | 2016-10-14T18:10:58+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Banyan Life, FBO Services|

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) is pleased to announce their new partnership with Go Rentals. Go Rentals is an elite car rental service company, with special emphasis on service. The company is also the only one specializing in the private jet industry since 1995. With their new location at the [...]

There’s Spirit at Banyan

By | 2017-06-21T19:05:16+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Banyan Life, Giving Back|

Banyan's Spirit Committee Representatives plan company-wide events and address company-wide issues. (left to right - 1st row) Dan Torres, Rob Tuttle, Marcela Lizarazo, Kathy Knowles, Jessica Smallacombe, (2nd row) Michelle Barrera, Erica Hernandez, Andy Paolini, (last row) Shirley Kyle, and Chris Oquist. Missing from photo: Pedro Artidiello, Craig Chin and Giselle Nieves. Working [...]

Banyan Celebrates AMT (Aviation Maintenance Technician Day)

By | 2016-10-14T18:11:20+00:00 May 28th, 2010|Banyan Life|

Today, Banyan honored its maintenance team in recognition of AMT day with a catered lunch and speakers. Dave Valenta, Banyan’s director of maintenance, organized the event to thank the technicians for the work they perform every day. Don Campion, president of Banyan, spoke about the team’s commitment and said, “Banyan has continued to grow even [...]

Banyan at EBACE 2010

By | 2016-10-14T18:11:20+00:00 May 13th, 2010|Banyan Life|

Mike O’Keeffe, Brian Wilson, and Paul Rose represented Banyan Air Service at the 10th annual EBACE convention (European Business Aviation Association) held in Geneva, Switzerland.  This is the third year that Banyan has exhibited at this event. EBACE is the primary business aviation show for all of Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and all places [...]

2010 1st Annual Chili-Soup Cook-Off

By | 2016-10-14T18:11:23+00:00 February 11th, 2010|Banyan Life|

The perfect way to spend a chilly afternoon in Florida is with the 2010 1st Annual Maintenance Team Chili-Soup Cook-off competition that was coordinated by Dave Valenta and his team of committee members. Dave and his dedicated team spent a lot of time developing a very organized and regulated competition. They provided each of the [...]