Aviation Industry Press Releases

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AirFlyte Rebrands to Rectrix MRO, Inc. Westfield, MA (Jan 3, 2017) – AirFlyte, a premier provider of corporate aircraft maintenance, today announced it will now operate as “Rectrix MRO, Inc.” The rebranding stems from the 2013 acquisition of AirFlyte by Rectrix and specifically markets the company for its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services. “AirFlyte has a tremendous reputation as a corporate...
The Transportation Security Administration Renews its General and Commercial Aviation Security Partnership with the National Air Transportation Association - Compliance Services Reno, NV  – In December 2016, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) renewed its Government/Industry Partnership with the National Air Transportation Association - Compliance Services (NATACS) for an additional five-year period. This renewed agreement will result in two decades of uninterrupted services to the general and business aviation community by NATACS. The agreement...
Business Jet Center Co-Chairs Event to Assist 100 Needy Families at Christmas DALLAS – Business Jet Center, in coordination with Dallas Love Field and Southwest Airlines®, benefitted over 400 kids with the first annual “Wings of Wishes” holiday event. Families were welcomed to the Southwest Airlines TOPS building on Saturday, Dec. 10, where they enjoyed breakfast with Santa, games, face painting and dancing with elves. Thousands of items were...
On-Demand Helicopter Service Arrives at Blantyre in The Berkshires White Plains, NY – December 2016 - New York-based air charter operator Wings Air Helicopters, a Virtuoso Preferred Supplier, and Blantyre, a Relais and Châteaux and Forbes Five Star Resort in Lenox, MA join forces to create the ultimate luxury getaway in the heart of the Berkshires. For those looking to minimize the stress of travel, Wings Air’s state-of-the-art...
NATA and Its Members Unite to Support Our Nation’s Veterans Washington, DC, December 29, 2016 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce the donation of nearly $18,000 to veterans organizations raised through the 2016 NATA Flag Pins for Veterans Project. NATA and its members began the project in 2014 to support our nation’s veterans and to-date has raised over $75,000 in three years. Funds from this year...
Get Involved with Renegade Repos Philadelphia, PA – A popular cable television series featuring aircraft repossessions will soon be morphing into a web series called Renegade Repos.  The series will be a television quality show seen online via YouTube and available worldwide. Directed and produced by Jorge Abarca, Renegade Repos will feature the charismatic Ken Cage and Danny Thompson.  Both will be doing...
EBAA Communication Network Workshop - 7 February 2017, Brussels As an EBAA Member or Business Aviation professional involved in communications, you have a vested interest in the future of our industry and how this may be impacted by stakeholder relations. This is why we would like to invite you to take part in EBAA’s Communication Network Workshop, scheduled for 7 February 2017 in Brussels. The results of a pan-European perception survey launched...
NBAA Welcomes Final Rule on Revised Part 23 Certification Standards Washington, DC, Dec. 19, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined other general aviation proponents in welcoming the announcement of a final rule overhauling the Part 23 aircraft certification process, adopting consensus-based, performance-driven standards for light GA aircraft weighing less than 12,500 pounds. "We applaud these changes to streamline the...
Mike Baker Recognized by National Business Aviation Association with Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award WATERFORD, MI. – Pentastar Aviation’s Mike Baker, Vice President of Safety & Compliance, has been named a recipient of the Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).  The award recognizes individual aviation professionals who have demonstrated a continuous history of extraordinary participation in, or in support of...
Calvin Ford Joins Pentasar Aviation in the Position of Client Relations - Emerging Markets WATERFORD, MI. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that Calvin Ford has joined on in the position of Client Relations – Emerging Markets. Ford reports to Brad Bruce, Executive Vice President of Maintenance & Sales. In his role as Client Relations – Emerging Markets, Ford is responsible for creating and developing strategies...