Aviation Industry Press Releases

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EBAA Appoints Chief Operations Officer and Communications Director Brussels, 12 September 2017: The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has created two new senior positions to help it expand horizons for business aviation in Europe. Robert Baltus has been appointed to the post of Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Eric Drosin has been named Communications Director, effective September 4. Robert Baltus' aviation experience spans nearly 20 years...
NBAA: New GAO Study the Latest to Expose Dubious ATC Privatization Claims Washington, DC, Sept. 8, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today noted that a new study from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is among several recent reports from non-partisan government research organizations, which thoroughly undercut proponents’ bogus arguments for privatizing the nation’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) system.  ...
Lear 31A Based at Dallas Love Field September 5, 2017 – Business Air™ is pleased to announce that their extremely fast, seven-passenger Lear 31A is now servicing charter customers directly from Dallas Love Field. The new location is greeted positively by all. “Current and new customers can now fly from the heart of Dallas without paying a repositioning fee from Denton,” says CEO Damon Ward. “And...
Meridian Names Carlos Rodriguez Hayward General Manager Hayward, CA, September 1, 2017 – Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company with locations at Teterboro Airport and Hayward Executive Airport, is pleased to announce that Carlos Rodriguez has been named General Manager of Meridian Hayward. Mr. Rodriguez had been serving as Operations Manager at the same location. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing and...
JSSI Waives Flight Hour Fees For Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort Chicago, IL – August 30, 2017 – In support of the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), is waiving flight hour fees for customers who donate aircraft flight time to the relief effort. In addition, JSSI will contribute $10,000 and match every flight hour credit with a dollar-for-dollar donation to the Red Cross. “The hearts of the entire JSSI...
EAD Aerospace Expands SUMS STC Portfolio with Addition of B777 EAD Aerospace (EASA DOA PART21 FRA21 J&G), an Eclipse company, has just received an EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) covering the installation of its Satcom Universal Mounting System (SUMS) solution on a B777 aircraft. Working directly with Inmarsat, EAD Aerospace developed the complete solution, produced the engineering package and received the STC within a tight timeframe,...
Valuable Safety Events Again Highlight NBAA Convention Washington, DC, Aug. 30, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes back two important safety events, which bookend NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV: the Single Pilot Safety Standdown on Oct. 9 and the National Safety Forum on Oct. 12. Both events are free for NBAA-BACE attendees, though registration is required...
NATA Holds Successful Series of Air Charter and Industry Town Hall Meetings Washington, DC, August 28, 2017 – Last week, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) concluded a series of Air Charter and Industry Town Hall Meetings with aviation business leaders from the Pacific Northwest region gathering at NATA members Global Aviation located at Portland-Hillsboro Airport and Seattle’s King County International Airport. Discussions were led by Bill...
C&L Aerospace Gains Exclusive Distributorship for Sale of New Saab 340 SLA Battery BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aerospace is pleased to announce, in partnership with Securaplane Technologies, a Meggitt PLC Company, a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Securaplane Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) Batteries for Saab 340 aircraft. In conjunction with the STC, Securaplane and C&L have entered into an agreement that designates C&L as the worldwide Saab 340 Securaplane SLA...
Gogo Business Aviation's 4G Service Takes Flight BROOMFIELD, Colo. – August 24, 2017 – A new era in business aviation has begun. Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of broadband connectivity products and services for business aviation, has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) from the FAA for its new dual-directional antennas which will be used with the Gogo...