News Items Listed for Cutter Aviation History


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

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

Cutter Aviation 85th Anniversary Kickoff at NBAA Convention in Orlando

Cutter Aviation Kicks Off 85th Anniversary at Annual NBAA Convention in Orlando, FL - Press Release - October 23, 2012

October 23rd, 2012   PHOENIX, AZ – As Mr. William P. Cutter began the first day of business for Cutter Flying Service in January of 1928, the landscape of General and Business Aviation at the time was as uncharted and rugged as the landscape surrounding his airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The concept of an “aviation business” had only […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Albuquerque Unveils Brand New Concrete Ramp at ABQ

Cutter Aviation Albuquerque Unveils Brand New Concrete Ramp at ABQ - Press Release - October 9, 2012

October 9th, 2012   ALBUQUERQUE, NM. — Cutter Aviation is proud to announce the completion of the new concrete ramp at Cutter Aviation Albuquerque at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ). All ramp surfaces around the Cutter Aviation FBO / General Aviation terminal, aircraft maintenance facility, hangars and aircraft parking ramps were replaced in the construction effort. The opening of the […] Read More Here

Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor Now DASSP Approved as DCA Gateway

Cutter Aviation Authorized by TSA for DCA Gateway FBO Status at PHX, DVT, ABQ and COS and Charter Flight Operations for Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) Under DASSP Program

August 30th, 2011   PHOENIX, ARIZONA — Cutter Aviation at Phoenix Sky Harbor Int’l Airport (PHX) has been granted approval as an FBO gateway for approved general and corporate aviation flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as part of the DASSP (DCA Access Standard Security Program) initiative to restore General Aviation […] Read More Here

National Survey Ranks Cutter Aviation Phoenix Line Service #1 in Arizona

Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) Rated Top in Line Service in Arizona and One of the Top 40 FBOs in America in 2011 AIN FBO Survey

April 7th, 2011   Cutter Aviation PHX Rated Best in Line Service for Arizona & One of the Top 40 FBOs in the Americas in 2011 AIN FBO Survey Phoenix, Arizona (News Release for Immediate Distribution) –  Cutter Aviation at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) received the highest rating for Line Service performance for the State of Arizona […] Read More Here

NATA Aviation Business Journal Article Features Cutter Aviation

Aviation Business Journal – 4th Quarter 2010 – Cutter Aviation Feature

November 30th, 2010   The article “Aviation in the Blood” by Colin Bane in the recently released 4th Quarter edition of the Aviation Business Journal published by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) begins… “Imagine starting something today that your great-grandkids will still be happily working on in 82 years. It takes vision and it takes commitment, but it’s […] Read More Here