Brevard Business News

Dassault Aviation Selects Florida’s Space Coast for New Major Maintenance Facility, Will Bring 400 Jobs to Brevard

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and the Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) announced Dassault Falcon Jet, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, a global leader in the aerospace industry, has selected Florida’s Space Coast for its new major maintenance facility. This new state-of-the-art factory will spur a capital investment of $115 million and the creation of 400 new jobs with an average annual wage of $86,120. […]

Brevard Business News

Melbourne Orlando International Airport Announces New Service from Sunwing Airlines Starting in December

The Melbourne Orlando International Airport announced the arrival of Sunwing Airlines, offering new nonstop flights connecting three Canadian destinations with Central Florida. Sunwing Airlines will begin flights on December 10, 2022. Located on Florida’s Space Coast, the Melbourne Orlando International Airport offers the ultimate travel experience with air service from Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Allegiant, TUI, and now Sunwing. […]

Brevard Business News

BREVARD HISTORY: Melbourne Orlando International Airport Began as Air Mail Fueling Stop in 1928

Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) has a rich history on the Space Coast. In 1925, the U.S. Post Office contracted the air mail service with Florida Airways under the Kelly Act. What is now the Melbourne Orlando International Airport was designated a fueling stop in 1928 when a Pitcairn Aircraft landed on a cow pasture strip north of Kissimmee Highway. […]