Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Welcomes Safety Committee Member Michael Graham’s Nomination for NTSB Seat Washington, DC, Dec. 20, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is pleased to announce that Michael Graham, director, flight operations safety, security & standardization of Textron Aviation and an NBAA Safety Committee member, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to a seat on the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). If confirmed by the U.S. Senate,...
Robinson Aerospace Appoints Mark Karls as General Manager to Grow its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Business Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Alliance Airport - based Robinson Aerospace has appointed aviation services veteran Mark Karls to lead its newly formed Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, (MRO) business unit. Mark joins Robinson from Dassault Falcon Jet where he was responsible for leading its Wilmington Delaware factory service center. The Robinson Aerospace MRO operation will be headquartered at...
Westjet Air Center: A Soaring Passion for Flight Runs in the Family RAPID CITY, S.D. – What began in 1975 as a job for Linda Rydstrom has turned into a multigenerational family business and a pillar in the Rapid City community. That is Westjet Air Center, the lone FBO at Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP). The business has been family-owned and operated by Linda and her husband Don – along with their daughter Miranda (Rydstrom) Maleki – for...
NBAA Thanks Chief People Officer Holly Clark for More Than a Decade of Service Washington, DC, Dec. 12, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Chief People Officer Holly Clark, SHRM-SCP, will retire from the association on Jan. 3, 2019, after more than 12 years of service. As chief people officer, Clark oversaw all aspects of NBAA’s human resources operation, including employee recruitment and hiring, training, benefits...
Amazon Air Announces Plans to Open New Regional Hub at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Texas Today, Amazon announced plans to open a Regional Air Hub at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The Regional Air Hub will include a brand new facility that will be built to suit Amazon Air’s needs.  Construction has already begun on the new facility, which will create hundreds of new jobs, and is the first airport project of its kind in the Amazon Air network. Unlike other gateways and...
National Air Transportation Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients Assisting Candidates in Reaching Their Aviation Goals Washington, DC, December 12, 2018 – The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) is proud to announce the 2018 winners of the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, NATA Business Scholarship, Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship and Navigate Your Future Scholarship. NATF awards annual academic and flight training ...
Bifold Corporate Jet Hangar Door is First of its Kind in Central America FAIRFAX, Minn., December 12, 2018 – On a pleasant autumn Minnesota day, two representatives from CILC Central America Corporation, Costa Rica division, arrived for a couple days to tour the Schweiss Doors factory and place an order for a bifold liftstrap door. Jose Villegas, the CILC Compliance Manager, and Esteban Quiros, the Project Engineer, ordered a bifold liftstrap door wind-rated...
Baker Aviation Breaks Ground on New Facility that Centralizes Operations in Fort Worth December 11, 2018 – Fort Worth, Texas – Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, has announced construction is now underway for two new hangars with immediate plans to centralize and expand operations at the Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport (KFTW). The Baker Aviation Maintenance business will move its FAA Part 145...
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11th Annual Al Conklin & Bill de Decker Scholarship Announced Arlington, Texas – December 10, 2018 - Conklin & de Decker, a JSSI company, in association with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), has announced the recipient of the annual Al Conklin and Bill de Decker Business Aviation Management Scholarship is Najla C. E. Dorsey of Columbus, Ohio. Each year, NBAA Charities and Conklin & de Decker award $5,000 to a carefully...