Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Announces Inaugural Kern Professionalism Award Recipients Washington, DC, Nov. 25, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has recognized 19 recipients of its inaugural Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety. The inaugural Kern Award winners are: Michael L. Baker,...
NBAA Recognizes Members for Safe Operations Washington, DC, Nov. 22, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently recognized six member companies for more than 50 years of outstanding safe flying achievement, as well as hundreds more companies that have collectively compiled thousands of hours of safe flying. “For more than 60 years, the NBAA Flying Safety Awards have recognized member...
Global Jet Capital Joins the European Business Aviation Association Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for private aircraft, has joined the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA).  This follows on from its recent announcement that it has also become a member of the German Business Aviation Association (GBAA). Company analysis(1) of industry data by Global Jet Capital reveals there are 1,736 business jets in the midsize, heavy...
Avion Group appoints Bart Slager as Chief Executive Officer Amsterdam, November 22, 2016 - Avion Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart Slager in the position of Chief Executive Officer as of October 18, 2016. In this new position Mr. Slager will focus on the integration of the Avion Group companies in The Netherlands en Turkey and will ensure the viability, growth, sustainability, and profitability of the group. Mr. Slager (left in...
Barry Tilson Joins Pentastar Aviation as Director of Maintenance WATERFORD, MI. - ­ Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that Barry Tilson has joined on as Director of Maintenance. Tilson reports to Doug Levangie, Vice President of Maintenance Operations & Advisory Services. Tilson brings years of expertise in aircraft mechanics, inspections, exceptional customer service and maintenance sales to Pentastar...
Freestream Aircraft Celebrates 25th Anniversary Internationally-known Business Jet Broker Marks Business Milestone TETERBORO, NJ or LONDON, UK (November 16, 2016) – Freestream Aircraft Limited, one of the world’s preeminent pre-owned business jet brokers, marked its 25th anniversary in 2016 with one of its most successful years in its history, completing more than 70 transactions valued at more than $1.4 billion. Despite...
Inaugural NBAA Security Conference to Raise Bar on Business Aviation Security Washington, DC, Nov. 17, 2016 – With security threats at home and abroad among the concerns for industry professionals, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced a new educational opportunity focusing on business aviation security. The inaugural NBAA Security Conference, to be held Jan. 24-25, prior to the first 2017 NBAA Regional Forum in West Palm Beach, FL,...
Flytenow Attorneys Use Smoke and Mirrors to Attempt to Lower Flying Safety Standards Washington, DC, November 16, 2016 – In an article in the November 16, 2016 Wall Street Journal (Ride-Sharing for Pilots is No Flight of Fancy), attorneys for the on-line application Flytenow suggest the Federal Aviation Administration is banning pilots from using the Internet to take advantage of the share economy.  “Flytenow attorneys continue to try and use smoke and...
OpenPoint is Advancing Business Aviation Search MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, November 16, 2016 – FlyEasy Software has developed the first open and free to use map-based business aviation search platform that allows users the ability to quickly search and request trip pricing from any aircraft operator in the world. Built with aircraft operator feedback, OpenPoint was designed by the FlyEasy Software team by capturing hundreds of pressure...
Fargo Jet Center/Premier Jet Center and FoxThree Aviation Consulting Announce Joint Marketing Agreement October 31, 2016 (Eden Prairie, MN) - Fargo Jet Center/Premier Jet Center (FJC/PJC) has announced a joint marketing agreement with FoxThree Aviation Consulting LLC (FTAC) to provide aviation consulting and FAA approval services in the business aviation industry. FoxThree Aviation Consulting LLC was formed in January 2013 by Premier Jet Center team member Jason Barron, after recognizing an...