Late last month, Dallas-based
Atlantic Aviation completed the acquisition of Rifle Air, LLC -- an
FBO operator located at the Garfield County Regional Airport in
Rifle, CO. The Rifle site will be combined with Atlantic's existing
nationwide network of 69 FBOs.
"Adding the Rifle FBO to our network will complement our nearby
Aspen FBO and allow Atlantic to better serve customers in the Rocky
Mountains region," said Atlantic CEO, Louis T. Pepper.
The acquisition was completed November 30. Integration of the
FBO into the Atlantic network is expected to be completed in
December 2007, and will include the deployment of Atlantic's
marketing programs and a re-branding of the facility.
The existing management and staff of Rifle will remain in their
current roles and operate within Atlantic’s existing regional
Over the past two years, Dallas-based Atlantic has mushroomed by
acquiring and integrating the FBO networks of Trajen, Supermarine
and Mercury Air Centers.