Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NARA Members Report 60% Pre-Owned Business Jet Market Share Select Group of Brokers & Dealers Exceeds $5B in Sales Transactions July 13, 2017 - The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has reported that its elite group of Brokers and Dealers exceeded $5 Billion USD in jet sales transactions in 2016. NARA members represented approximately 60% of all the pre-owned business jet transaction market worth over $9 Billion in 2016 (per AMSTAT)....
Largest-Ever Coalition of GA Groups Tells Congress 'No' to ATC Privatization Washington, DC, July 12, 2017 – Today, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with more than 100 general aviation (GA) organizations in a united front of opposition to H.R. 2997, legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that seeks to privatize the nation’s ATC system. View the GA groups’ letter about H.R. 2997 in its entirety. The...
World Fuel Services Expands Trip Support Reach with Toluca, Mexico Regional Office Official Grand Opening Celebrated July 12, 2017 Toluca, Mexico (July 12, 2017) – World Fuel Services (WFS) announced today that its World Fuel | Colt Trip Support Regional Office is now operational in Toluca, Mexico. To meet the growing demand of business aviation operators, the office focuses on providing full-service flight planning and trip support to Mexican operators flying...
Joseph Esmerado, VP of Technical Services for Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC Receives Charles Taylor "Master Mechanic Award" Parsippany, New Jersey – July 10, 2017.  Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, one of the world’s leading aircraft sales, brokerage, and consulting firms, is proud to announce that Joseph Esmerado, Joe E. to his many friends and associates, has received The Charles Taylor “Master Mechanic” Award. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award is an honor presented...
Clay Lacy Aviation, LLC located in Seattle (KBFI) earns the first North American IS-BAH Stage II Registration Come visit the safest FBO Seattle, Washington USA (July 10, 2017) - Gateway USA, LLC doing business as Clay Lacy Aviation, LLC (CLA-Seattle), underwent a rigorous third-party audit that resulted in the granting of the first Stage II IS-BAH registration in North America. Only three other ground-handling operations in the world (all in Europe) have reached this milestone. CLA-Seattle was...
Riga International Airport an Official Partner of the VI Baltic Business Aviation Forum In a major boost to this annual event, Riga International Airport has announced its support for the VI Baltic Business Aviation Forum (BBAF).  Taking place on 10 August, 2017, BBAF will take place for the sixth year running in Jurmala, Latvia.  The forum comprises a conference followed by a tour of the Riga International Airport and the FBO RIGA Business Aviation Centre. Ilona Lice...
Business Air Concentrates Focus on Charter, Management and Fractional Ownership Services; Divests FBO June 30, 2017 – Business Air™ announced today a strategic re-direction of its business to better serve the needs of its aircraft charter, management and fractional ownership customers.  “Given the growth and increasing demands of our charter and management business, we felt the timing was right for us to concentrate the focus of our business,” said Damon Ward, CEO....
C&L Aviation Group Opens New Miami Office C&L expands service to Latin American Airlines, Military, and Corporate Operators. (Bangor, Maine, USA) - C&L Aviation Group is pleased to announce the opening of a new satellite office in Miami, Florida to serve Latin American Airlines, Military, and Corporate Operators. The office will be managed by C&L’s Director of Business Development for Latin America, Carlos Ordonez...
Horizon Air Group Acquires Starbase Jet Dallas, TX (July 5, 2017) – Horizon Air Group is proud to announce the acquisition of World Class Jet dba Starbase Jet, including the air carrier certificate to be rebranded Horizon Jet Management. This provides the company tremendous forward momentum in offering the highest quality service and aviation management to its clientele. The acquisition allows Horizon to not...
Valair Aviation: From Black Hawks to The Boys and Girls Club Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Centrally located on Wiley Post Airport (KPWA) in Oklahoma City, Valair Aviation (Valair) has a history just as rich as the airport’s famed aviator namesake. Dating back to the World War II-era, Valair, originally known as the ServiCenter, has delivered customized solutions to private, commercial and government customers operating turbine and mid-size...