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Cutter Aviation: Operating at full throtle at almost 90 years young

Fuel Farm Installation Cutter Aviation (COS)

September 2nd, 2016   A little over a year ago Phillips 66® Aviation featured Cutter Aviation as its Featured FBO. And what’s new with the oldest family-owned and operated FBO in the U.S.? A lot. A whole lot. Cutter Aviation may be operating in its golden years as it approaches its 90th anniversary, but shows absolutely no signs of […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Albuquerque Announces the Launch of its “Cutter Co-Pilot” Program

Cutter Aviation "Co-Pilot" Program

March 11th, 2016   Albuquerque, New Mexico. – Cutter Aviation Albuquerque crew members are pleased to announce the launch of their “Cutter Co-Pilot” program. With the support of a local silent donor, Cutter Aviation has teamed up with air ambulance crews and Angel Flight to provide pediatric patients with a very special “Co-Pilot” to travel with them on their […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Albuquerque – Engaging with the Community

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December 7th, 2015   For the past 87 years, Cutter Aviation’s business has thrived in Albuquerque NM due to strong support by the people and businesses and Cutter is very proud to be able to give back to the community by participating with various charitable organizations throughout the year. Most recently Cutter Aviation conducted campaigns collecting non-perishable food items, […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation adds Tesla Charging Stations at all FBO locations

Tesla Charging Station - Cutter Aviation

October 30th, 2015   Fulfilling and exceeding our customers’ service needs is always paramount at Cutter Aviation. We are continually looking for opportunities to enhance our clients’ experience. During the past few months our employees began noticing an increase in the number of customers arriving in Tesla autos. After some research, we determined adding Tesla charging stations would be […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation awarded Defense Logistics Agency Military Fuel Contract for Phoenix Sky Harbor and Albuquerque International Sunport

Cutter Aviation Ramp - PHX

June 4th, 2015   PHOENIX, Arizona. – Cutter Aviation is pleased to announce being awarded the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy Contract to be the U.S. military fuel provider for its FBO locations at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (KPHX) in Phoenix, AZ and Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) in Albuquerque, NM. U.S. Federal military contracts are awarded through a competitive […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Albuquerque: Engaged in Transformation

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February 18th, 2015   Albuquerque, NM – This past Friday, February 13th, Cutter Aviation’s business in Albuquerque, NM worked to spread some love to the women of Barrett House: an emergency shelter for homeless women and children. Customers and staff came together to host a “Fake it or Bake it” sale to purchase fundamental items for this foundation that […] Read More Here

Celebrate Women of Aviation with Free “First” Flights for Females at Cutter Aviation – ABQ

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February 17th, 2015   Albuquerque, NM – As part of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week 2015, Del Sol Aviation, Cutter Aviation, and pilot Dianna Stanger are hosting an opportunity for girls and women of all ages to take a free ride in a private aircraft March 2-8 during the Fly It Forward Challenge at Albuquerque International Sunport. In addition […] Read More Here

43rd Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts Balloonists from 22 countries

Cutter Aviation - Hot Air Balloon

October 14th, 2014   ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico. – The Balloon Fiesta began in 1972 as the highlight of a 50th birthday celebration for 770 KOB Radio. Radio station manager Dick McKee asked Sid Cutter, owner of then Cutter Flying Service, and the first person to own a hot air balloon in New Mexico, if KOB could use his new […] Read More Here

Whitten retires from Cutter Aviation Albuquerque after 42 years of service

Lowell Whitten Retires - Cutter Aviation

September 19th, 2014   ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico. – Lowell Whitten, Vice President and General Manager for Albuquerque operations retired from Cutter Aviation after 42 years of service to the company. Whitten started his aviation career in the U.S. Air Force and during his enlistment spent a year in Vietnam serving as a Crew Chief on a F100D Super Sabre. […] Read More Here

City of Albuquerque to name new $2.5 million Balloon Fiesta Ball Pilot Pavilion after Sid Cutter

Sid Cutter - Cutter Aviation

September 4th, 2014   Cutter Aviation is honored to learn that the new pavilion to be constructed at the Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque will be named after Sid Cutter. Sid is best known as the founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Sid discovered ballooning in 1971. His first balloon was used as a centerpiece for a party […] Read More Here