Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Survey Ranks American Aero FTW Among Best FBOs in the World - Again FORT WORTH, Texas (April 5, 2019) – Just seven years after opening its doors, American Aero FTW—a fixed-base operator (FBO) serving private aviation customers at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas—has again earned a top spot in the annual Aviation International News (AIN) reader survey. Released this week, the 2019 report ranked American Aero in the top 5...
IKHANA Obtains EASA Certification of the RWMI DHC-6-300HG Twin Otter 14,000 lbs MTOW IKHANA Aircraft Services (IKHANA) announces that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded STC (reference No. 10069614) approval for their RWMI DHC-6-300HG™ Standard Commuter Category Increased MTOW to 6350 Kg (14,000lbs). “With EASA’s certification of our RWMI DHC-6-300HG™ upgrade, we are able to increase the market for operators following EASA regulations...
Schweiss Doors Updates Installation/Delivery Truck FAIRFAX, Minn., April 11, 2019 – Schweiss Doors has manufactured a new-design utility box for its bifold and hydraulic door installers to use at the jobsite to improve the installation process. The new tool box has 23 storage drawers, eight compartments, a portable welder and welding reels. Creative Details of Danube, Minn., did the design and graphics for the new tool box for the truck...
The Paragon Network™ Expands to the Charleston Market Houston, TX – March 19th, 2019 – Lowcountry Aviation in Walterboro, SC (KRBW), is now an elite member of The Paragon Network™. Lowcountry Aviation at Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, SC, just outside of Charleston, is a full-service FBO and part 145 maintenance station. Their newly remodeled state-of-the-art facility features a pilot lounge, private VIP lounge,...
NBAA Announces Executive Promotions, New Association Division Washington, DC, March 28, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the recent promotions of three long-time NBAA team members, as well as the formation of a new Strategy & Innovation Division. Mike Nichols, CAM, CAE, will lead the new division as senior vice president, strategy and innovation; Joanne “Jo” Damato, CAM, has been named vice...
FAA, NBAA Issue Joint Reminder on ADS-B Equipage Mandate Washington, DC, March 25, 2019 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen joined today with Dan Elwell, acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to issue a reminder to the business aviation community to install Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B) equipment on their aircraft before the FAA’s Jan. 1, 2020,...
Western LLC Announces Plans for a New Corporate Aviation Campus Development at Raleigh-Durham International Airport Raleigh, NC – March 21, 2019 – Western LLC, a commercial real estate development and design-build firm specializing in the aviation industry, has announced plans to develop a new Corporate Aviation Campus on 48-acres at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The development agreement between Western and RDU was approved during the Airport Authority Board meeting held on...
Phillips 66 Featured FBO: Yingling Aviation WICHITA, Kan. – Located near the geographical center of the U.S., Yingling Aviation at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT) is not only a convenient stopping point for cross-country flights, but their extensive list of MRO services and award-winning service also makes it a logical stop for aircraft in need of service or repair. One of the most special features of...
NBAA Issues Statement on Nomination of Steve Dickson as FAA Administrator Washington, DC, March 19, 2019 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen released the following statement on today’s nomination of Steve Dickson to the position of administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “Steve is a leader whose comprehensive understanding of our national air transportation system, and the efforts underway...
Silver Air Continues Title Sponsorship of Pacific Coast Open at Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 19, 2019 - Silver Air, the private jet management and charter company with operations in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Seattle, Dallas, Houston and New York, is returning as title sponsor of the 2019 Silver Air Pacific Coast Open at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. The 2019 “Silver Air Pacific Coast Open” will be played August 15 to September 1...