Archives: Illinois Aviation Industry News

Southern Illinois University Upgrades Fleet

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – The aviation management and flight program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale on Southern Illinois Airport is upgrading its fleet of aircraft with three new Piper Arrows equipped with … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Receives National Partnership Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue WASHINGTON, DC – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has selected Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) in Springfield, Illinois, as the recipient of the agency’s annual National Partnership Award. SPI was recognized for … Continue reading

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Quad City International Airport Director To Retire

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 MOLINE, ILL. – Bruce Carter, aviation director for Quad City International Airport, will retire effective July 1, 2018. Carter is past chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), a current member … Continue reading

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Most-Complained About Illinois Airport Opens Free Access, Free Tie-Downs For Transients & Lower Avgas Prices For All

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue WAUKEGAN, ILL. (December 21, 2017) – Following AOPA’s complaint to the FAA over fixed-base operator (FBO) pricing practices at Waukegan National Airport in the Chicago area community of Waukegan, Illinois, local leaders … Continue reading

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