Airport Litigation

Orange County FBO award battle

Signature Flight Support Corporation filed a Part 13 Complaint against John Wayne Airport (SNA). The dollars to be dedicated to this SNA FBO award contest could well have been avoided at several points in the management of SNA.

Santa Monica Airport

What’s Left of Santa Monica Airport?

On January 28, the aviation community woke up to a shocking announcement about the future of the Santa Monica Airport. The timing, as the Obama Administration left and the Trump Team arrived, added to both confusion and conspiracy theories. That the precise language of the FAA announcement and the City’s PR Release varied in important details added to the controversy and mystery.

cpa smo earthquake exercise

California Pilots Association’s DART exercise shows that Santa Monica has an important, irreplaceable asset for the City

The California Pilots Association (CPA) initiated a disaster-preparedness exercise designed for FEMA’s Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) for the Southern California region. It demonstrated as though a major earthquake has disrupted the area’s ground transportation and compromised the ordinary means of bringing emergency personnel and supplies.