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Press Releases from Banyan Air Service (13 total)

Banyan Named EVAS Sales and Service Center

Banyan Air Service and VisionSafe have entered into an agreement, naming Banyan an Emergency Vision Assurance System (EVAS) Sales and Service Center for the Southeast United States. EVAS is an FAA tested and certified system available for all turboprop and jet aircraft that displaces smoke enabling pilots to see the flight path and instruments during an emergency. The system is a compact self‐contained system weighing approximately 6 pounds, about the

Banyan’s Mobile Avionics Team outfits another Charter Fleet

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport recently completed the second of two Bombardier Challenger 604 aircraft with the Aircell AGT-4000 Gogo inflight internet system. One of the installations included the Aircell Axxess two channel Iridium system, while both aircraft were certified for Wi-Fi in the cabin. The avionics installation was done at the customer’s maintenance base during a minimum maintenance inspection. “After repeated requests from our charter

Aviation Art On Display at Banyan

Banyan Air Service and Steven F. Greenwald Design, Inc. have teamed up to provide an aviation art display in Banyan’s lobby. “We are always looking for unique and interesting displays for our spacious lobby,” says Nancy Bouvier, Banyan’s director of marketing. “We like to keep it interesting for our customers and have had a variety of displays including boats, golf carts, cars, paddle boards, and now aviation art.”

George Tucker Joins Banyan Air Service

George Tucker recently joined Banyan Air Service as the Director of Banyan Pilot Shop. He is responsible for the leadership and growth of the Pilot Shop and banyanpilotshop.com including marketing strategy, supply chain, inventory and management. “We are excited that George has joined the Banyan team. Given his extensive background in e-commerce and on-line marketing, we anticipate that he will increase our market share through new relationships

Banyan Adds Challenger Capabilities

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has added the Bombardier Challenger CL- 601-1A/3A/3R and CL-604 to its FAA Part 145 Repair Station, as well as to its EASA certification and Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela approvals. “Banyan’s business model has always been driven by the customers we serve. We listen to our customers and align our services to meet their needs. As our customers grow into larger

Banyan Air Service Meets Wi-Fi Request for Gulfstream Next Gen Aircraft

Banyan Air Service has just completed equipping its ramp to meet requirements for the Gulfstream G650 and G280. These aircraft, set to enter service this year, are equipped with new systems dependent upon wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. The G650 contains an Aircraft Health and Trend Monitoring system (AHTMS), also known as PlaneConnectHTM™, and the G280 includes a system that allows for wireless database updates to the Rockwell Collins system through the Ascend

Banyan Delivers First AVIATOR 200 to South America

On January 7, 2012 a Beech Jet 400A departed for Argentina outfitted with the Thrane and Thrane AVIATOR 200 Swift Broadband (SBB) system. The AVIATOR 200 turns an aircraft into a business tool and enables pilots and passengers to use PDA devices including Blackberry®, iPhone® and iPads to access a multitude of applications; such as, email, internet browsing, smart phone connectivity and voice communications. Last year Banyan received the first

Changes at Banyan’s Pilot Shop

Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport is in process of changing Hangar63 (Banyan’s Aviation Store) to Banyan Pilot Shop and TropicAero.com (Banyan’s On-line Store) to BanyanPilotShop.com. “This is being done to take advantage of the strength of the Banyan brand. Customers tell us that having three different brands (Banyan, Hangar63 and TropicAero.com) is confusing. They also tell us that the Banyan name is well known and

Banyan Air Service Targets Lear 40/45 Community

With the increased coverage provided by adding a second shift and the addition of nine new technicians in the last ninety days, Banyan Air Service (FXE) has added the Lear 40 series airframe to their growing list of capabilities. "Our on-going marketing research has shown a real need from the Lear 40/45 community for another option other than the OEM for support in South Florida and Banyan Air Service

Brian Wilson – Guest Speaker at Inmarsat Conference in Munich

Brian Wilson spoke about High Speed Data and Wi-Fi at the Inmarsat Aeronautical Conference in Munich, Germany recently. Roughly 200 international air transport, business aviation and government delegates ascended on Munich to hear how Inmarsat is providing in-flight connectivity solutions today with Swift Broadband, and for the future with Global Xpress™. Delegates heard the latest news and developments from some of the key hardware, technology and service provider

EMS Aviation and Banyan Air Service Pursue Certification for EMS Aspire and eNfu …

Companies partner to bring effective in-flight connectivity to Gulfstream Aircraft Banyan Air Service announced today that it and EMS Aviation, a division of mobile connectivity leader EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELMG have entered into an agreement to work together to obtain STC certifications on Gulfstream® models GII/GIII aircraft for the EMS Aspire™ 200 LG and eNfusion® systems and products. In addition, Banyan Air Services will be certifying the CNX® Cabin Gateway series

Hangar & Office Space Expansion at Banyan

Banyan Air Service continues to expand at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE). Earlier this year, Banyan acquired hangars 65 and 66 with an additional 33,000 square feet of space. Under the direction of Banyan’s Dan Torres and his building maintenance team, the hangars have been remodeled into rentable offices with new carpet, tile and paint. “These are great offices for aviation companies or individuals who want to be located

Banyan Receives Pilots’ Choice Award

Banyan Air Service located at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport was recently voted #3 U.S. FBO, #1 Southeast U.S. FBO and #2 Star FBO in the FltPlan.com 2011 Pilots’ Choice Survey. “We are absolutely thrilled and honored to receive this ranking in the Pilots’ Choice Survey. Our team is more than ever committed and motivated to surpass the expectations of our customers. We continue to strive and raise