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2014-06-05 16:20:47

Retired Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP bring valuable training opportunities and a piece of aviation history to student aircraft mechanics at Van Nuys Airport. VAN NUYS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy has donated two retired corporate jets--a Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP--to heighten training opportunities for students enrolled in a leading aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport. Operated by the Los Angeles...

2013-04-18 23:00:48

Acquisition of Perfection Air, a Los Angeles based private jet brokerage, spurred by Starbase Jet´s increased demand for private charter. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Starbase Jet, a full service private aviation company, announced today it has acquired Perfection Air Charter LLC, a boutique private jet brokerage firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. This acquisition will continue to expand Starbase Jet´s service platform in southern California. The company´s growth will...

2011-04-12 11:00:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty students enrolled at the North Valley Occupational Center (NVOC)? a division of the L.A. Unified School District that provides adults affordable technical and career training? will gain hands-on work experience shadowing Van Nuys...

2011-01-19 11:00:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite California's double-digit unemployment rate, career opportunities for students at Van Nuys Airport's Aircraft Mechanic School are flying high. Enrolled at the only airframe and power plant mechanics training program of its kind in California, graduates who pass the required Federal Aviation Administration certification exam are virtually guaranteed jobs. "The Aircraft Mechanic School is probably the best-kept secret at Van Nuys...

2010-02-10 18:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Major crime continues to be almost non-existent at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), according to 2009 statistics released today by Los Angeles Airport Police. In the category of Part-I Crime, which includes all major categories of crime against persons, there was only one robbery reported in 2009 compared to two in 2008. There were no aggravated assaults reported in 2009, compared to five in 2008. No homicides or rapes were reported in 2009...

2010-02-08 16:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has announced that Jess Romo, airport manager at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT), will also manage Van Nuys Airport (VNY). Selena Birk, VNY airport manager for the past 10 years, has been selected to lead the Regulatory Compliance and Standards Division at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This group is responsible for Ground Transportation, Permits, Landside Administration, Regulatory Compliance and...

2009-12-31 18:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 7, 2010, Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) Parking Lot B will close permanently to public parking. Returning passengers can pick-up their vehicles parked in long-term Parking Lot B, located at 111th Street and La Cienega Boulevard, through January 31. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-a) Passengers and visitors who normally use Lot B are encouraged now to park in economy Lot C, conveniently...

2009-12-24 10:16:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the heavy volume, the FlyAway long term parking lots are at or close to capacity and passengers should use curb side drop off/pick-up. Passengers are encouraged to visit the FlyAway website at www.lawa.aero/flyaway to receive parking availability updates. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19070LOGO-c) Only credit and debt cards are accepted for bus ticket purchases at the popular Van Nuys FlyAway. There will be no...

2009-12-17 11:00:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenants at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) today requested relief from increasing rental rates and charges that have contributed to unprecedented job losses at the airport and left many businesses struggling to survive in the midst of the most severe economic downturn in the history of private aviation. An independent survey conducted by the Valley Industry and Commerce Association of 15 major aviation companies at VNY indicates a net loss of 383 jobs...


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