Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Call for Nominations - 2018-2019 NATA Industry Excellence Awards Washington, DC, March 19, 2019 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces a call for nominations to recognize the individuals, offices and organizations demonstrating excellence in their fields and the highest levels of customer service to the general aviation community. This year, the Association added two new honors to its slate of Industry Excellence...
Nick Weston has been appointed as the new Chairman of BACA - The Air Charter Association At the 467th meeting of the Association on 14th March 2019, Nick Weston, CEO of Weston Aviation, was appointed as Chairman of BACA – The Air Charter Association. Weston succeeds Richard Mumford who has held the role since 2016, and formally began his new position immediately. Speaking about his appointment as Chairman, Weston said “I am delighted and honoured to be elected as the...
Lee Aerospace is First Company in the World to Earn the Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly Accreditation Wichita, KS – March 18, 2019 – Staying on the forefront of quality and innovation, Lee Aerospace has earned an impressive list of OEM approvals and accreditations in the aviation industry.  Now, Lee Aerospace can add the new Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly accreditation to its long list of credentials.  “As an active member of Nadcap, when the opportunity to be the...
February Temps Fall, Ford Airport Passenger Numbers Rise Grand Rapids, Mich. – Despite record cold temperatures and winter storms, February was another record-breaking month for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA). February 2019 marked the busiest February in GFIA history, beating out February 2018 for that record. The Ford Airport has seen passenger increases in 67 of the last 74 months, and 17 straight. February 2019 saw 272,...
Reja Savbäck has been appointed new CEO of Savback Helicopters After having taken large market shares in Sweden and sold helicopters in all the corners of the world over the last two decades, Savback Helicopters AB is now entering into a new expansive phase. In connection with this, the company’s Operations Manager, Reja Savbäck, is now taking the position of company CEO. The founder, Michael Savbäck, will continue to focus on sales and...
Women in Corporate Aviation Announces Opening of Europe-Based Training Scholarships SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – March 15, 2019 – Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) is announcing new scholarship opportunities for 2019. Two Day Service Masterclass from Corporate Flight Training in the UK Two General Emergency Initial Training Courses from FlightSafety International Le Bourget, Paris The Service Masterclass is for VIP Flight Attendants, or personal staff currently...
Aircraft Lighting Update for March 2019 Greg Winchell - Commercial Business Director If you have been around the aviation industry, chances are you have heard of him. With over 30 years of lighting industry experience, Mr. Winchell has worked in a handful of companies and has a wealth of hands-on experience in the business. Mr. Winchell's experience ranges from manufacturing LED chips and fixtures, to dealing with NVIS (Night-...
Embraer Phenom 300 is the World's Most Delivered Light Business Jet for the 7th Year in a Row Melbourne, Florida, February 21, 2019 – Embraer Executive Jets delivered 53 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2018, according to a report issued by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). This is the seventh consecutive year that the Phenom 300 achieves this mark, having accrued more than 490 deliveries since entering the market in December 2009. “The Phenom...
Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS Operations The Dassault Falcon 900LX, Falcon 2000LXS and Falcon 2000S have been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) capability that greatly improves access to airports in bad weather, providing operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft. The new EFVS capability, provided through Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary FalconEye Combined Vision...
Textron Aviation Expands Service Solutions to Customers in Australia WICHITA, Kan. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced new customer support solutions in Australia by expanding the appointment of Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Premiair Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd across a full suite of Textron Aviation platforms. These include Cessna Citation, Cessna Caravan, Beechcraft King Air, Cessna and...