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After-Hours Customs Services at FXE

By |2023-06-29T14:21:28+00:00June 29th, 2023|FBO Services, News|

Banyan Air Service: The Exclusive Provider of After-Hours Customs Services at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Traveling or returning to Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport for business or leisure purposes can sometimes be challenging when it comes to clearing customs. Passengers and crew members aboard business jets arriving during off-hours need to plan to clear customs at [...]

Prepare Your Aircraft for Hurricane Season!

By |2023-06-01T19:51:47+00:00May 31st, 2023|FBO Services, News|

Hurricane season officially starts on June 1st and ends on Nov 30th. Whether it is just a small tropical storm passing through or a dangerously high category hurricane, you should always have a hurricane plan in place for your aircraft. Below are 3 options to consider when creating a hurricane plan for your aircraft.  [...]

Banyan Promotes Eddie Osborne to Safety and Training Manager

By |2022-07-12T20:50:43+00:00July 8th, 2022|FBO Services, News, Press Releases|

Banyan Air Service has promoted Eddie Osborne to Safety and Training Manager. In his new role, Eddie will oversee the training of the entire Customer Support team which includes 50 line service technicians and 11 customer relations specialists with the help of 6 on-the-job trainers who are responsible for onboarding and proper training of new [...]

HondaJet Gogo AVANCE L3 STC

By |2022-02-23T20:56:26+00:00February 22nd, 2022|Avionics, News, Press Releases|

Banyan Receives STC Approval for HondaJet Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi Installation Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service is proud to announce the issuance of the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) SA04214NY for the HondaJet HA-420 Gogo AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi installation. The Gogo AVANCE platform is the ideal domestic solution system [...]

Banyan Promotes Charles Amento to Vice President of MRO Services

By |2022-07-12T20:50:04+00:00November 5th, 2021|MRO, News, Press Releases|

Banyan Air Service has promoted Charles Amento to Vice President of MRO Services. Charlie will serve in a dual role of Vice President and Director of MRO Services. He will continue to oversee the maintenance and avionics departments and manage the Director of Avionics, Quality Assurance Manager, Inspection Department, and Service Managers to operate at [...]

Banyan Promotes Jon Tonko to Vice President of FBO Services

By |2022-07-12T20:50:13+00:00November 5th, 2021|FBO Services, News, Press Releases|

Banyan Air Service is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon Tonko to Vice President of FBO Services. Jon will continue to oversee the daily operations of the Customer Support Department and Banyan Pilot Shop. He also manages hangar, leasing, and business development of Banyan's 85-acre complex, which includes 250,000 sq. ft. of hangars and [...]

Banyan North Hangars at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Filling Up

By |2021-12-16T19:30:59+00:00November 5th, 2021|FBO Services, News, Press Releases|

Banyan North Hangars at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Filling Up Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 11, 2021 -- The Banyan/Sheltair Complex on the north side of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is filling up. 180,000 sq. ft. of new hangar space called Banyan North came online just 14 months ago, and today, it is at 85% [...]

Banyan’s MRO Department Enters into Gulfstream Market

By |2021-12-16T19:31:36+00:00November 5th, 2021|MRO, News, Press Releases|

Banyan’s MRO Department Enters into Gulfstream Market Fort Lauderdale, FL – October 12, 2021 -- Banyan’s MRO department expands its capabilities into the Gulfstream market with one of the largest inspections that can be performed on a Gulfstream G550, a 192-month inspection. The 192-month is a heavy inspection that requires the majority of the aircraft’s [...]

Banyan Celebrates 42nd Anniversary

By |2021-08-20T13:32:47+00:00August 20th, 2021|Banyan Life, News|

Banyan Air Service celebrates 42 years in business at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. Through the past year, our team achieved many accomplishments. Customer support broke several months of fuel sales records Banyan North officially opened Carlos Robins was recognized in the 2021 AIN survey as going above and beyond for our customers Banyan earned [...]

Universal Avionics Mobile Demo Unit Event

By |2021-03-19T16:32:12+00:00March 17th, 2021|News|

Banyan and Universal Avionics hosted a Mobile Demo Unit Event and was able to provide personal, hands-on demonstrations of their latest avionics solutions. The MDU delivers premiere 'on-the-go' service with on-site, one-to-one demonstrations of UA's most innovative avionics solutions including: SBAS-FMS for Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) for capability, improved safety, and savings [...]

Bombardier Focusing on Challenger and Global Aircraft

By |2021-02-11T21:17:41+00:00February 11th, 2021|News|

As business jet customers move to larger, more comfortable aircraft with a longer range, the demand for mid-size business jets has diminished.  Due in part to this trend, Bombardier announced that it will discontinue production of the iconic Learjet aircraft to focus on their larger Challenger and Global series.  For reference, a Challenger 300 has [...]

Banyan’s 40th Anniversary Open House

By |2019-10-11T19:09:04+00:00October 11th, 2019|Banyan Life, News|

On September 14th, 2019, Banyan Air Service celebrated 40 years of service on Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport by having an open house for the aviation community.  With help from exhibiting vendors, Banyan welcomed over 700 guests who enjoyed great food, entertainment and games. One of the highlights of the day featured a [...]

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