Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Global Jet Capital Appoints Bill Boisture as Chairman 2nd November 2016, NBAA, Orlando, FL. – Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, today announced that it has appointed Bill Boisture as its Chairman. Mr Boisture is an Operating Partner at AE Industrial Partners (AEI), one of the world-class private investors that capitalizes Global Jet Capital.  He currently sits on the Executive...
World Fuel Services launches the World Fuel Services Aviation Fuel Brand for Fuel and Programs Worldwide Orlando, Florida (November 2, 2016) – World Fuel Services announces the official launch of the World Fuel Services global aviation fuel brand, providing a strong brand option for locations worldwide. Built on a foundation of reliable supply and a full suite of solutions, World Fuel Services supports airport and FBO growth across the globe. In addition to reliable fuel supply, World Fuel...
New Scholarship Aims at Canadian Business Aviation Schedulers and Dispatchers Tuesday, November 2, 2016, - The Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) today announced that it will offer an annual scholarship to Canadian schedulers and dispatchers, starting in 2017. “These are two of the most critical jobs in aviation” said Rudy Toering, president and CEO of the CBAA “Schedulers and dispatchers don’t ‘fix or fly’, but they do...
World Fuel Services Network Welcomes New FBOs Flightways Columbus, Emery Air, and Guardian Jet Center Recently Join the Network Orlando, Florida (November 2, 2016) – World Fuel Services announced today that Flightways Columbus located at the Columbus Airport (KCSG) in Columbus, GA; Emery Air, located at the Chicago Rockford International Airport (KRFD) in Rockford, IL; and Guardian Jet Center, located at Ontario International...
No Plane No Gain #BizAvWorks Initiative Optimizes Campaign’s Strong Social Media Following Orlando, FL, Nov. 1, 2016 – Today, a new initiative designed to optimize the reach and effectiveness of social media was launched as part of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, jointly sponsored by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). The new initiative features the use of a hashtag, #BizAvWorks, to be used on...
Global Jet Capital Appoints Shawn Vick as Chief Executive Tuesday 1st November 2016, NBAA, Orlando, FL – Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, today announced that it has appointed Shawn Vick as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the company. With over 30 years’ experience in corporate aviation, Shawn Vick has been closely involved in the...
Ten More CEOs Join Ranks of Leaders Saying ‘No Plane, No Gain’ Orlando, FL, Nov. 1, 2016 – Ten respected business leaders this week joined the dozens who have stepped forward in recent years to explain the value of business aviation to their companies as part of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, jointly sponsored by NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. The leaders, all CEOs, are featured in a booklet – produced by...
National Aircraft Resale Association Elevates Scholarship Focus NBAA 2016 – Orlando, Florida -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced its heightened commitment to the future of Business Aviation leaders by more than doubling their scholarship funds. One reason for the increase in donations is a dare that some NARA Members issued to NARA Chairman, Johnny Foster. They promised to show their support of the scholarship initiative with...
Ninth Annual Al Conklin & Bill de Decker Scholarship Awarded at NBAA 2016 NBAA 2016 – Orlando, Florida -- Conklin & de Decker, (Booth #4219) in association with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that the ninth annual Al Conklin and Bill de Decker Business Aviation Management Scholarship winner is Leonia Hunt from Merritt Island, Florida. This scholarship is being awarded at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention in Orlando, Florida...
NBAA Honors Veteran Aviation Journalist Dave Higdon With 2016 Gold Wing Journalism Award Orlando, FL, Nov. 1, 2016 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today honored longtime aviation journalist Dave Higdon with the NBAA Gold Wing Award for insightful reporting about business aviation. Higdon received the award during the No Plane No Gain Media Kick-Off Breakfast at the 2016 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which runs through Nov...