TapJets is claiming its technology is disrupting the private aviation market, however, it now faces a severe challenge to its operations from the FAA
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Emergency Order of Revocation against TapJets, Inc. of Spring, Texas and Fargo, North Dakota, for allegedly conducting passenger-carrying flights using unqualified pilots and operating unauthorized aircraft.
Unless you fly by private jet, chances are you wouldn’t know which airports are the busiest when it comes to private aviation. That’s because nine out of the 10 busiest airports when it comes to general aviation don’t have commercial airline flights.
Lantana Airport officials are sticking with a 44-year-old agreement that bans private jets from landing at the airport, just seven miles from Palm Beach International. However, in a letter to Palm Beach County officials, Alan Armstrong, an attorney representing Errol Forman, who wants to land his jet there, said there are plans to file a formal complaint with the FAA if jets aren’t allowed into Lantana. Read more…