Boston is now connected to the Gateway to the Gulf Coast. American Airlines will begin offering service between Logan International Airport and Pensacola International Airport in June 2022, bringing even more nonstop destination options to Pensacola travelers. This route is a part of the Northeast Alliance between American Airlines and JetBlue, Logan Airport’s largest carrier. … Read more
Paradigm Parachute & Defense and Arco Marine are in the running for this year’s award GrowFL is pleased to announce that 82 second-stage growth companies are now in the running to become the next class of GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees. Now in its 11th year, the finalists will work to complete a second-round application … Read more
Published in IN Weekly July 7, 2021 By Rick Outzen Some dreams take time. The maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) at the Pensacola International Airport began with conversations during the early days of Mayor Ashton Hayward’s administration. The mayor saw the opportunity to create much-needed jobs in an economy walloped by the BP oil … Read more
To continue to help our local businesses thrive and grow during unprecedented times, The Spring Entrepreneur Hub is launching it’s Black-Owned Small Business Microgrant Program. It will provide grants totaling $50,000 to eligible Black-Owned small businesses in Escambia County. Apply Now Each microgrant will provide a minimum of $1,500 per business. While all black-owned companies are eligible … Read more
Coflyt, the first-of-its-kind intelligent aircraft management software in the general aviation space, today announced the completion of a growth round of $500,000 in funding with a post-raise valuation of $3,000,000. Coflyt changes the way owners manage their aircraft as the first integrated tool to replace paper logbooks and spreadsheets. Since its release in fall 2019, … Read more
On Wednesday Governor DeSantis held a press conference in Tallahassee to announce Phase I of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan to Re-Open Florida. The Governor also issued two Executive Orders: Executive Order 20-111, which extends Executive Orders 20-87 and 20-91 until 12:01 am May 4, 2020; and Executive Order 20-112, regarding the Governor’s plan for … Read more
FloridaWest Part of Economic Reset Working Group The Escambia County Emergency Operations Center has established a business, industry and economic stabilization COVID-19 reset working group. According to Escambia County’s Comprehensive Emergency Plan, Emergency Support Function (ESF) 18 is to provide guidance and coordinate issues with Escambia County’s business community in all phases of emergency management … Read more
FloridaWest Workforce Innovation Director Jeff Dyer joined students at the National Flight Academy during the Career Exploration Cruise in March. The cruise was a great opportunity for Escambia County students to explore careers in aviation, cyber security, engineering and more! Many thanks to ST Aerospace Engineering, gFinity Technology Group and AppRiver for your support!