December 2018 Issue

‘Know Before You Go’

Industry groups agree on FBO/airport fee pricing best practices and urge their adoption.

In late October, six general aviation industry organizations released a series of “best practices” for fixed-based operators (FBOs) and airports to adopt as a way to inform customers about the prices and fees they can expect. The agreement comes after a series of public conversations between pilots’ groups and the FBOs. The six organizations behind the agreement are the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association, General Aviation Manufacturers Association, Helicopter Association International, the National Air Transportation Association and the National Business Aviation Association.

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