Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Commends FAA for Issuing Final Third-Class Medical Rule Washington, DC, Jan. 10, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the issuance by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of a final rule allowing private pilots, in certain instances, to use a driver’s license along with medical exams, in lieu of an FAA-issued medical certificate. The new rule is contained in a broader package of updated...
Global Jet Capital Appoints Ben Murray as Senior Managing Director of Asset Management 10th January 2017, Boca Raton, FL - Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for large-cabin, long-range private jets, has announced it has appointed Ben Murray as  Senior Managing Director of  Asset Management. He will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing Global Jet Capital’s asset management strategy, in particular identifying which of the...
JSSI Enrolls First Challenger 650 Client January 10, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest independent provider of maintenance programs to the business aviation industry, has announced the enrollment of the first Challenger 650 on a JSSI program. The latest version of Bombardier’s Challenger series was recently enrolled with Austrian operator, International Jet Management (IJM)....
National Aircraft Resale Association’s Annual Scholarship Fund Triples January 9, 2017 - The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has announced the award of $50,000 in scholarships to 10 exceptional students. NARA formalized the scholarship awards program in 2014 with donated funds coming from the Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members. In 2016, the NARA fundraising efforts excelled with an end of the year...
NBAA Marks the Passing of Association Veteran John A. Pope Washington, DC, Jan. 9, 2017 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today saluted John A. Pope, a key figure in the development of NBAA and the business aviation industry, who passed away Jan. 8. “For more than 20 years, John Pope tirelessly championed the priorities of the business aviation community in his service to NBAA,” Bolen said....
First Ever China Aviation Directory 2017 Just Published MONTREAL, QC, CANADA, 9 JANUARY, 2017 – Business Data International  Inc. has released the English-language China Aviation Directory 2017. The 416-page directory (ISBN: 978-0-9939657-3-9) provides a listing of all major aviation and aerospace organizations and companies throughout China, including government agencies, societies and associations, airlines, airports, national...
Campion Crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land Fort Lauderdale, FLA – Don Campion, president of Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, was recently crowned Chief Alatunse of Egbe Land which means – revitalizer and rebuilder of our village.  His spouse, Sueanne, is the Ye Ye Alatunse which means first lady of the community. Campion was honored with this chieftaincy title for his leadership and support to...
The Travel Industry Under Pressure to Speed Up Communication with Passengers Customers demand real time updates on flight cancellations and delays London, 05.01.17: As freezing fog causes further flight delays in the UK over the past few days, failure to keep customers updated when journeys are facing disruption is one of the biggest complaints against airlines after lost baggage, according to a report from Aviation research consultancy, SKYTRAX.[1] If a flight gets...
New Wichita Operation Center Opens, Expanding Hangar Space by More Than 35 Percent LENEXA, Kan. – Executive AirShare continues to gain momentum from capital improvements with the opening of its new Operation Center in the Wichita market. The nation’s third-largest fractional aircraft provider recently moved into a new facility at Col. James Jabara Airport (AAO), increasing its hangar space in the Air Capital by 35 percent. The 25 Wichita employees move...
A New Day Dawns at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth New Terminal Building to Open Early 2017 Established in 1927, Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas has undergone a significant transformation since breaking ground on a major renovation effort in late 2015. The airport is redesigning and upgrading its main terminal building and is set to unveil the newly remodeled facility in a matter of months. FBO Debuts New Facility American...