NC: AOPA Calls for 'Immediate Action' on AVL Monopoly Complaint

March 15, 2018

ASHEVILLE — The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association called on the FAA Wednesday to take action on a complaint it lodged last year against the Asheville Regional Airport alleging pricing practices at the facility it calls "egregious."

The Maryland-based aviation nonprofit echoed remarks first made in August for allowing Signature Flight Supports, the airport's single fixed-base operator, control of all transient ramp space and fuel services. It argues the practices give Signature a "monopoly" of access to the airport, including its general aviation transient parking area.

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