Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Names Recipients of Hilsmann Memorial Scholarships Albuquerque, NM, May 1, 2018 – The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the recipients of the Hank Hilsmann Memorial Scholarship at NBAA's Maintenance Conference in Albuquerque, NM. The two recipients will be able to attend model-specific training courses to advance their careers as business aviation maintenance technicians...
NBAA Names Recipients of 2018 Maintenance Scholarships Albuquerque, NM, May 1, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Maintenance Committee is awarding the 2018 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the association’s annual Maintenance Conference, which runs through Thursday, May 3, in Albuquerque, NM. With the Maintenance TRACS awards in hand, these award recipients will be...
JSSI Reports Record Start to the Year for Business Aviation Flight Activity with Release of Q1 Business Aviation Index CHICAGO, April 30, 2018 - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has released the JSSI Business Aviation Index for the first quarter of 2018. The index tracks utilization of approximately 2,000 business aircraft worldwide and reports average flight hours flown on a monthly basis by region,...
NBAA Marks Passing of Aviation Safety Advocate, Journalist Richard Collins Washington, DC, April 30, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today marked the passing of Richard L. “Dick” Collins, a leading aviation journalist and lifelong safety advocate, who died at his home in Maryland on April 29. He was 85. In 2000, NBAA recognized Collins with the association’s Platinum Wing Award for lifetime achievement in the...
Meridian Air Charter Adds Gulfstream G450 to Fleet Teterboro, NJ, April 30, 2018 – Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company with locations at Teterboro Airport and Hayward Executive Airport, is pleased to announce the addition of a Gulfstream G450 (N973MC) business jet to its ever-growing managed fleet. This aircraft is based in Teterboro, NJ, and conveniently serves its New York City-area customers. This long-range jet was...
NARA Launches Campaign for Ethical Aircraft Transactions April 30, 2018 - The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) launched an aggressive initiative to improve the ethical standards for pre-owned aircraft transactions following its spring board meeting. "Clearly, thousands of unregulated aircraft brokers create havoc for buyers and sellers of aircraft," said NARA Chairman Brian Proctor. With nominal entry barriers, no...
Baker Aviation Adds Quality Assurance Director April 30, 2018 – Addison, Texas – Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, announced that Scott Goodley has been appointed to Director, Quality Assurance and Chief Inspector. As an Airframe and Powerplant licensed mechanic with Inspection Authorization, Scott Goodley has served the business aviation community for more than...
NBAA Lauds House Passage of Long-Term FAA Reauthorization Bill Washington, DC, April 26, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed passage of legislation (H.R. 4) by the U.S. House of Representatives, which provides a five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “We are pleased to see this legislation pass the House,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “While the...
Ventura Air Services Commits to Secure Bombardier Learjet 55 STC for SmartSky 4G LTE System Installation and Operation CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ventura Air Services has committed to secure a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the installation and operation of a SmartSky 4G LTE system on the Bombardier Learjet 55. There are more than 100 Learjet 55s currently in service in the United States. The aircraft holds up to 8 passengers and two crew. The Learjet 55 is...
C&L Aviation Group and TAM Ink Agreement to Install Saab 340B Cargo Conversions BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group has signed an agreement to market Sweden-based Täby Air Maintenance’s (TAM’s) Saab 340B Cargo Conversions in the Americas. As part of the agreement, C&L is also an approved sales and installation center. TAM’s EASA- and FAA-approved cargo conversion STC is well-proven and provides a highly cost-effective way to convert this...