Airport revenue models are as individual as airports themselves which, aside from aviation operations, are generally more different than alike. With the consolidation of commercial carriers nationwide and the drop in revenues associated with fewer routes and flights, airports both large and small continue to evolve their revenue models to make up for shortfalls. We’ve [...]

Hangar Network’s business model is similar to other commercial real estate listing agencies such as LoopNet and Costar – listing vacant properties and making them searchable to be found by those seeking them. Thus the Hangar Network website is a clearinghouse that brings together buyers/lessees and sellers/lessors. As you know, what makes Hangar Network unique [...]

  In  May 2014 we first reported on the critical financial situation challenging the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority and its potential implications for Braden Airpark. At that time, the Authority was facing the final $7 million payment on a $26 million debt stemming from a 1990s court judgement for the improper eminent domain annexation of a [...]

The United States Department of the Interior recently placed two World War II-era hangars at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport (KFFZ) on the National Register of Historic Places. “This historic designation is a great point of pride for the City of Mesa,” District 5 Mesa City Councilmember David Luna said. “It is especially meaningful to receive [...]

… continued from the HN eNewsletter of 07 September 2016. Daniel Wolfe, associate vice president and general manager of aviation at Nationwide Insurance, has been a strong voice in promoting business aviation internship programs for twenty years. He established pilot and maintenance internships in Nationwide’s flight department and has frequently spoken at colleges around the [...]

Here at Hangar Network, we’ve been working to steadily grow the business, and we’re making solid headway primarily by enhancing the website for optimal user experience and getting the word out when improvements have been completed. Recently we described here how our new programming team has incorporated Agile web development methodologies as well as more [...]

In this installment we’ll look at the practices that comprise sustainable operations, whether in aviation or other sectors. The mechanism of determining the practices that constitute sustainability, assessing ratings, and issuing recognition of sustainability in all types of building projects is through the auspices of the LEED program, which is the Leadership in Energy and [...]

  Sustainability has become a popular topic of discussion in many circles, including aviation. Here we begin a series of installments to describe what sustainability means, what it entails, how it is evaluated, and its influence in aviation. This author’s interest in the idea of sustainability grew out of research into airport management strategies and [...]

Previously in these pages, we’ve related much of the history surrounding the airport that began life around 1917 as a simple grass runway. Renamed Clover Field by the U.S. Army in 1922, its struggle with the residents of Santa Monica has been nearly continuous ever since. The protracted legal battle continues to play out, with [...]