Check this page regularly to stay up to date with the latest aviation news from J.A. Air.
After nearly a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, wanderlust has grown increasingly strong, even among those who typically stay in their local area. When state and national borders were closed, many found themselves dreaming of—and even planning for—their next adventure abroad. However, now that federal regulations are opening additional flights to more destinations, many travelers are asking if it is safe to go. In the content below, we will look to current health and safety guidelines concerning the safety of air travel.
Air Travel During COVID-19: General Safety Precautions
Unless there are only a select few individuals onboard, it is nearly impossible t... read more
Signature Bank Finances J.A. Air Center, a Top-Ranked Fixed Based Operator at Aurora Municipal Airport
J.A. Air Center Looks to Expand their Footprint in Chicago’s Western Suburbs
Signature Bank announced it has provided debt capital to J.A. Air Center to finance their expansion at the Aurora Municipal Airport. The tailored financing package will allow the 55-year-old company to leverage their
location in the western suburbs to expand beyond their original footprint.
J.A. Air Center is a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) that services both business and private aviation, offering fueling, aircraft maintenance, avionics, and more. With nearly 150,000 square feet, their state-of-the-art facility features a fully-appointed 11,000 square foot priv... read more
Aviation maintenance offers extensive aircraft services, each with its own term and process. AOG services are made as urgent requests and must be completed quickly. Below, we further discuss what AOG services are and explore how to complete an AOG service request.
AOG Services 101
Standing for “Aircraft on Ground,” AOG is an aviation maintenance term that indicates a major or urgent problem with an aircraft that prevents clearance to fly. In most AOG scenarios, there is a rush to acquire the necessary parts to return the aircraft back into service and prevent additional delays or cancellations from a planned itinerary.
For every day that ... read more
Are you thrilled by the idea of earning your airline pilot’s license, but feel concerned by today’s current employment shortages? Did you know that due to the current and future pilot shortage, you can achieve greater success in getting an airline pilot job after flight school? In the content below, we answer common questions regarding the search for an airline piloting career upon completion of flight school.
What Jobs Can A New Airline Pilot Find?
Do you dream about the thrill and adventure accompany being a commercial airline pilot? Do you wonder how long it would take to become an airline pilot? As long as you are at least 18 years old, you can begin working to obtain your private piloting license, a mandatory step prior to acquiring your commercial pilot license. In the content below, we discuss how long it takes to become an airline pilot and the process behind navigating piloting school.