News Listings for Jacksonville International

  • Signature signs

    News | 17 May 2004 23:00

    <p>Signature Flight Support has acquired the assets of the AirKaman fixed-based operation (FBO) at Cecil Field in Florida. The US FBO chain acquired AirKaman's operation at nearby Jacksonville International airport in 2002.</p>
  • Astar Air bolsters cargo fleet

    News | 22 Sep 2003 23:00

    <p>US-based Flightstar Aircraft Services is to convert 10 Boeing 727-200s into freighters for use by Astar Air Cargo. </p> <p>Flightstar says the aircraft are owned by BATA, a joint venture between Boeing Capital and ATA Holdings. "The conversions will begin immediately, and include a D level maintenance check for each aircraft," it says. "The conversion programme will continue through the second quarter of 2005."</p> <p>Flightstar, based at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, says that earlier this year it completed conversions on four 727s now being operated by US cargo carrier Astar, which until a recent ownership change was known as DHL Airways.</p> <p>Astar flies around 40 Airbus A300B4, Boeing 727 and McDonnell Douglas DC-8 aircraft.</p>