Aviation Industry Press Releases

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CEO Deborah Aharon Awarded Sapphire Pegasus Award for Outstanding Woman in Aviation at Caribavia Conference in St. Maarten PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS — JUNE 27, 2017 – Provo Air Center announced today that CEO Deborah Aharon is the first Caribbean-based recipient of the annual Pegasus Sapphire Award for Outstanding Woman in Aviation. This accolade was awarded shortly after the FBO secured the top position in the Aviation International News (AIN) FBO Survey ranking of best Caribbean FBOs...
Columbia Helicopters Inc. Announces Departure of CEO Aurora, OR - June 28, 2017: Columbia Helicopters Inc. announced today that Jim Rankin, President and CEO, has resigned, effective June 30. The company has promoted Steve Bandy, Senior Vice President of Operations to President of the Aurora-based, global provider of heavy-lift helicopters services and MRO operator. The company is retiring the CEO position. Rankin led Columbia during a downturn...
PBExpo Welcomes GlobalParts.aero as Inaugural Show Premier Sponsor BOCA RATON, Fla., June 28, 2017 - PBExpo, the newest aviation, aerospace and defense parts procurement and service industries tradeshow, announces today that GlobalParts.aero, the industry's fastest growing certified distributor, manufacturer, and MRO provider, is the pioneer sponsor for the inaugural show in 2018. GlobalParts.aero is the first company to declare a sponsorship,...
Conklin & de Decker Release 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator June 28, 2017 - Orleans, MA - Conklin & de Decker has announced the release of their 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator with the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a must-have tool for anyone that is acquiring a Business Jet,...
XJet Returns to The Paragon Network Houston, TX – June 27, 2017 – XJet at Centennial Field (KAPA) in Englewood, CO has reinstated their membership with the elite Paragon Network. XJet, the newest and most luxurious FBO at Denver’s Centennial Airport, offers the most superior services at KAPA. They are focused on providing their unique brand of Seven Star Service in a state of the art facility paired with top-...
NBAA: Supreme Court's Decision on East Hampton Airport Reflects Long-Held National Aviation Policy Washington, DC, June 26, 2017 – In a resounding victory for public-use airports nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition filed by the town of East Hampton, NY, which sought the court’s review of a 2016 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. "This decision reaffirms the longstanding policy that America has a national aviation system...
Pentastar Aviation President & CEO Greg Schmidt Elected Chairman of National Air Transportation Association Board of Directors Waterford, Mich. – Greg Schmidt, President & Chief Executive Officer of Pentastar Aviation, has been elected to serve as Chairman of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Board of Directors. Schmidt has served on the NATA board since 2013, having previously served as Treasurer and Vice Chairman. In his role as Chairman, Schmidt will lead the NATA board, overseeing the...
NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Senate FAA Bill Washington, DC, June 22, 2017 –  Today, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen welcomed a bipartisan Senate bill to authorize funding and programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that takes a consensus-driven approach to addressing modernization of the nation's air traffic control (ATC) system. Senate Bill S. 1405, the...
East/West Industries Celebrates and Commemorates Opening of New Facility with June 22 Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony RONKONKOMA, N.Y., June 22, 2017 – East/West Industries today commemorated its move to a spacious new facility during a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by employees, vendors, customers and local VIPs. Founded on Long Island in 1968, the company designs and manufactures aircraft seats and other products critical to crew safety and survival. The move, which was necessary to accommodate...
LORD Adds Fly-by-Wire Products to Its U.S. Repair Capabilities in Support of Airbus Cambridge Springs, Pa. – June 22, 2017 – LORD Corporation has announced the addition of Fly-by-Wire (FbW) aftermarket repair capabilities at its Cambridge Springs, Pa. facility in an effort to expand aftermarket support for long-time client Airbus. LORD has supported Airbus since 1984 out of their repair center in Saint-Vallier, France. The addition of this new repair station will...