Offers Products, Training... And Help With Scuba Diving!
Banyan Air Service reminds pilots it offers numerous services
to help pilots with island flying.
Pilots can request an information packet with required forms and
documentation, talk to customer support representatives with first
hand knowledge of the Bahamas, and pilots also have easy access to
CaribbeanFlyingAdventures.com in Banyan's flight planning room.
Hangar63 (Banyan's Aviation Store) has equipment for island flying,
such as life vests and rafts, GPSs, as well as books and videos on
the Bahamas and Caribbean Islands.
In addition, Banyan has a technician available to fly in
Banyan's C206 to the islands for emergency maintenance repairs.
Banyan's convenient location at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
is the perfect departure and arrival destination for flying to and
from the Bahamas and Caribbean and United States Customs is
available at FXE from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm daily.
"The Bahamas has always been special to Banyan," says company
president Don Campion. "Since Banyan started in 1979, we have had
flying clubs gather at Banyan before departing to the islands. We
love sharing how easy it is to fly to the Bahamas and to provide
the information, documentation and products those pilots need."
To enable Banyan CSRs to assist pilot's with general information
on hotels, restaurants and the activities on each islands, Greg
Rolle, Chief Aviation Specialist and Keith Gomez, Aviation
Specialist of the Bahamas Tourist Office coordinated a training
seminar at the Banyan facility. Rolle and Gomez reviewed required
documentation and ports of entry for island flying.
Donnajeane Turnquest, Manager of Bahamas Out Island and
Elizabeth Vance, Director of Stella Maris Resort presented the
Bahamas Out Island experience for private pilots. Jennifer
Gardiner, Manager of the Bahamas Tourist Office presented
information on Nassau, Paradise Island, Cable Beach and Grand
Bahamas Island and Earl Miller, General Manager of Bahamas Vertical
Markets presented island sporting activities (bonefishing,
snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, golf, and horseback riding).
Banyan is a 24-hour FBO providing comprehensive aviation
services, including aircraft fueling, hangar services, ground
support, aircraft sales and management, heavy maintenance and
turbine engine service, structural repairs, avionics service,
installations, and aftermarket sales, as well as, aircraft parts