Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Mexican Companies and High Net Worth Individuals Could Need Over $15 Billion in Financing to Purchase New Business Aircraft 2nd March 2017 – New analysis(1) from Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, suggests that between now and 2025, more than 520 private jets could be delivered to Mexico, and up to $15.7 billion could be needed to fund these. Global Jet Capital, which is exhibiting at Aero Expo Mexico, (stand No.61), estimates that 107 of these jets could be...
World Fuel Services’ New Toluca Office New location opens to better support business aviation in Latin America Acapulco, Mexico (March 2, 2017) – World Fuel Services (WFS) celebrates the opening of their new Toluca office to further support business aviation in Mexico and across the greater Latin American region. With WFS’ team of sales and aircraft operations professionals, the new office serves aircraft operators,...
Donaldson Develops Robinson R66 Turbine Helicoptger Inlet Barrier Filter; New IBF to be on Display at Heli-Expo 2017 ST. LOUIS – March 1, 2017 – Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), has developed the first Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) for the Robinson R66 Turbine helicopter. Certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Feb. 24 as an addition to Robinson’s R66 Type Certificate, the IBF will be available as a factory option from...
London-Based Tim Barber Joins Duncan Aviation Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions Team LINCOLN, NEB. — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Barber as its Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions Representative in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “Tim is a great fit for our Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions Team,” says Steve Gade, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with Duncan Aviation. “Tim is well-respected and well-...
NBAA Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Committee Letter Opposing Privatized ATC Washington, DC, Feb. 28, 2017 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today welcomed a bipartisan letter from Senate Appropriations Committee leaders opposing plans for creating a privatized air traffic control (ATC) system. The letter was sent Feb. 28 to Sen. Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL), and...
John Van Maren to Lead New FlightSafety Simulation Products and Services Organization NEW YORK (February 28, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces that John Van Maren will develop and lead a new organization as Vice President, Simulation Products and Services. The focus of the organization is to increase sales to government agencies and the Commercial Air Transport segment. The products and services offered will include flight simulators and other advanced training...
FlightSafety International Promotes Scott Goodwin to General Manager, Simulation NEW YORK (February 28, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces that Scott Goodwin has been promoted to General Manager, Simulation. Scott has overall responsibility for the design, manufacture and support of FlightSafety’s full flight simulators and other advanced technology training devices. They are used throughout FlightSafety’s worldwide network of Learning Centers...
Business Jet Center Raises $40,000 for Veteran Charities at Annual Golf Tournament DALLAS – Business Jet Center hosted its 4th Annual, Cleared to Land on the Green Charity Golf Tournament on November 11, 2016. $40,000 was raised on a picture-perfect Veterans Day and donated in support of two charities, Fisher House Foundation and Folds of Honor. Both organizations assist families of military veterans by providing assistance through housing and education. To date,...
FlightSafety Promotes Nathalie Raby to Assistant Manager, Paris-Le Bourget Learning Center NEW YORK (February 27, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces that Nathalie Raby has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center located at the Paris-Le Bourget airport in France. “We congratulate Nathalie on this well-deserved promotion,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Our Customers appreciate and value...
Conklin & de Decker Announces 2017 State Tax Guide for General Aviation February 2017 – Orleans, MA - Conklin & de Decker announces the release of their 2017 State Tax Guide for General Aviation (“State Tax Guide”). Packed full of critical tax information, the State Tax Guide is a must-have reference tool for helicopter and fixed-wing operators, accountants, dealers, brokers, aviation law professionals, and others. The State Tax Guide contains...