Aviation Industry Press Releases

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IBAC Welcomes Katherine Hilst as New IS-BAO Operations Manager MONTREAL – 6 February 2019 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced today that industry veteran Katherine Hilst has joined the organization as the new Operations Manager for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Programme. Bennet Walsh, Programme Director of IS-BAO, commented, “Katherine’s credentials as a...
Meridian Air Charter Adds Challenger 650 to Fleet West Palm Beach, FL, February 6, 2019 – Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, is pleased to announce the addition of a new 2018 Challenger 650 (N562RT) business jet to its ever-growing managed fleet. The aircraft is based in West Palm Beach, FL, and conveniently serves our South Florida and New York City-area customers. This heavy jet is impeccably maintained both inside...
Gogo AVANCE L5 Flying on 500th Business Jet BROOMFIELD, Colo. – February 6, 2019 – Today Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) announces that its most robust and highest-performing system – Gogo AVANCETM L5 – has been installed and is now flying on 500 business jets. It took just 16 months to achieve the milestone from the date of the first installation – one of the fastest adoption rates of any inflight...
VistaJet Advances Business Aviation Flight Safety with Integration of Advanced Flight Risk Assessment System MALTA, Feb. 06, 2019 - VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, places the safety, security and wellbeing of its customers and staff above all else. Today, the company announces a further step in advancing its flight operations software with the adoption of Osprey Flight Solutions data-led risk assessment technology. Ever since its launch in 2004, VistaJet has placed the...
TrueNoord Announced as Winner of the Global Transport Finance Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year 2018 Award London – 6th February 2019: TrueNoord, the specialist regional aircraft lessor, is proud to announce that it has received the Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year Award 2018 for the second consecutive year. TrueNoord was presented with the award on the 31st of January 2019 at the Global Transport Finance Annual Awards and Gala Dinner in London in recognition of its recent growth,...
NBAA Announces Recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships Washington, DC, Feb. 6, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the association’s Business Aviation Management Committee (BAMC) has selected six individuals as recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships. Each scholarship includes a value equivalent to $2,000 to cover expenses associated with attendance at NBAA’s 2019...
Avflight Expands into Canada at Winnipeg International WINNIPEG, Manitoba / February 5, 2019 – Avflight Corporation expanded its chain of FBOs by transitioning Kelly Western Jet Centre at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (CYWG) to Avflight Winnipeg on January 30, 2019. This marks the company’s first venture into Canada and brings the chain’s total to 21 full-service FBOs across North America and Europe...
Richard Ramsden Joins Ramjet Aviation Industry veteran Richard Ramsden has retired from Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and joined his sons at Ramjet Aviation as Senior Vice President. Richard's 30+ years in the aircraft finance industry includes a portfolio of over $8 billion in aircraft loan transactions and past positions as the President & Director of NAFA and Vice President/Territory Manager at Wells Fargo.  He...
Private Jets Officials Encourage Use of Properly Booked Charter Flights BETHANY, Okla. (Jan. 30, 2019) – The strong market for private charter flights has led to a steady demand for bookings where Private Jets, Inc. has bases. The Oklahoma air charter company wants to ensure travelers are booking charter flights properly throughout the remainder of the busy winter travel season. An illegal charter is booked when an owner of a private airplane accepts money...
Beaver Lake Aviation Strives for Excellence - Inside and Out ROGERS, Ark. – Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country. Most people know the region as the home of Walmart Inc., but the area also offers a variety of entertainment, adventure and culture. Luckily, Beaver Lake Aviation, the only fixed base operator (FBO) at Rogers Executive Airport (KROG), knows how to cater to a variety of clientele. Whether they...