Aviation Industry Press Releases

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NBAA Announces Recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships Washington, DC, Feb. 6, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the association’s Business Aviation Management Committee (BAMC) has selected six individuals as recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships. Each scholarship includes a value equivalent to $2,000 to cover expenses associated with attendance at NBAA’s 2019...
Avflight Expands into Canada at Winnipeg International WINNIPEG, Manitoba / February 5, 2019 – Avflight Corporation expanded its chain of FBOs by transitioning Kelly Western Jet Centre at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (CYWG) to Avflight Winnipeg on January 30, 2019. This marks the company’s first venture into Canada and brings the chain’s total to 21 full-service FBOs across North America and Europe...
Richard Ramsden Joins Ramjet Aviation Industry veteran Richard Ramsden has retired from Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and joined his sons at Ramjet Aviation as Senior Vice President. Richard's 30+ years in the aircraft finance industry includes a portfolio of over $8 billion in aircraft loan transactions and past positions as the President & Director of NAFA and Vice President/Territory Manager at Wells Fargo.  He...
Private Jets Officials Encourage Use of Properly Booked Charter Flights BETHANY, Okla. (Jan. 30, 2019) – The strong market for private charter flights has led to a steady demand for bookings where Private Jets, Inc. has bases. The Oklahoma air charter company wants to ensure travelers are booking charter flights properly throughout the remainder of the busy winter travel season. An illegal charter is booked when an owner of a private airplane accepts money...
Beaver Lake Aviation Strives for Excellence - Inside and Out ROGERS, Ark. – Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country. Most people know the region as the home of Walmart Inc., but the area also offers a variety of entertainment, adventure and culture. Luckily, Beaver Lake Aviation, the only fixed base operator (FBO) at Rogers Executive Airport (KROG), knows how to cater to a variety of clientele. Whether they...
The Ohio State University Airport Joins The Paragon Network Houston, TX – February 4th, 2019 – The Ohio State University Airport in Columbus, OH (KOSU), is now an elite member of The Paragon Network™. The Ohio State University Airport at Don Scott Field (KOSU) is the Premier FBO in Columbus, OH. Their customer service team is always ready to assist you with any of your passenger, aircraft and crew needs. Their elite FBO is only 10...
Whelen Engineering to Acquire LoPresti Aviation Chester, Connecticut - February 1, 2019 - Whelen Engineering Company announced today that it completed an acquisition and spin-off of its Aviation Division with LoPresti Aviation. Whelen’s Aviation Division and LoPresti are both global leaders in the aviation lighting market and will be combined into a single organization named Whelen Aerospace Technologies, or WAT. LoPresti Aviation is...
At 30, Record-Setting Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference More Forward-Looking Than Ever San Antonio, TX, Feb. 1, 2019 – As the 30th edition of the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2019) concluded today, organizers said the event’s trademark upbeat vibe and forward-looking view were as much in evidence as ever. Taking place Jan. 29-Feb. 1 in San Antonio, TX, SDC2019 featured the highest...
American Aero Receives Inaugural Everest Fuel Preferred Award FORT WORTH, Texas – Jan. 31, 2019 – American Aero FTW, a fixed-base operator at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, was among the first FBOs in the nation to receive the inaugural Everest Fuel Preferred Award at the 2019 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference this week. Everest Fuel, a leading supplier of contract fuel services, established the award to distinguish its...
NBAA Announces Recipients of 2019 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarships San Antonio, TX, Jan. 29, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced the recipients of the 2019 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship. These individuals will be recognized during the 2019 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2019), taking place Jan 29 – Feb 1 in San Antonio...