Aviation Industry Press Releases

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BA Group Moves Forward with World-Class FBO Plan for Addison Airport Search for FBO Management Begins January 30, 2017 – Addison, Texas – The Business Aviation Group announced that its bid was recently accepted for the redevelopment of 16+ acres at Addison Airport, a northern Dallas suburb.  Having completed a preliminary agreement with the Town of Addison, the BA Group is now ready to move forward and identify qualified candidates who possess...
The Abingdon Co. Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Year Long Celebration Beginning Feb. 3 - New Announcement Each Month January 30, 2017 - What began as an answer to an industry dominated by men, Chelsea Abingdon Welch created the first female pilot watch designed by aviatrices and launched Abingdon Watches on November 3, 2007. Now, celebrating its 10th year as a premium woman's watch, The Abingdon Co. company has expanded its products to provide durable and fashionable timepieces for women in scuba diving,...
FAA – Santa Monica Agreement Necessitates Review of Airport's Aeronautical Service Plans Washington, DC, January 30, 2017 – On Saturday, the Federal Aviation Administration and City of Santa Monica, California reached a long-term agreement concerning the future operation of Santa Monica Airport (SMO). Under the agreement, the airport will continue to operate through 2028, the runway length will be reduced from approximately 5,000’ to 3,500’ and the city’s...
Inaugural NBAA Security Conference Spotlights Industry Best Practices Washington, DC, Jan. 26, 2017 – Nearly 100 business aviation security professionals attended the first-ever NBAA Security Conference, held this week in conjunction with the association's West Palm Beach Regional Forum. Attendees heard from industry-recognized experts in aviation law, security regulations and security best practices, as well as from officials with the Transportation...
Baker Aviation Renews ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating and Receives Stage One IS-BAO January 25, 2017 – Fort Worth, Texas – Baker Aviation, a full-service charter, aircraft management, and maintenance company, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, has announced it has renewed the coveted Platinum Safety Rating by Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) for their FAA Part 135 Air Carrier Operation, originally received two years ago. In addition, Baker Aviation (FAA 135 #...
American Aero FTW Launches New, World-Class FBO at KFTW, Creating Destination of Choice for Business Travelers Fixed-base operator becomes primary tenant in newly renovated terminal building at Meacham International Airport, Fort Worth; delivering service, safety and state-of-the-art technology to private aviation customers FORT WORTH, Texas (January 24, 2017) – A new day has dawned at Meacham International Airport, thanks to a public/private partnership between the City of Fort Worth and...
NBAA Welcomes Three New Board Members Washington, DC, Jan. 23, 2017 –  The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the election of three new members to the association’s Board of Directors. Shelly Lesikar deZevallos, principal at Independent Mortgage Company, Inc.; Milt Hobbs, managing director of global aviation at JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and Mark McIntyre, chief pilot at Mente LLC, will...
AMSTAT releases latest Business Aircraft Resale Market Update Report showing Heavy Jets as the best performing market segment in 2016 Tinton Falls, NJ – January 20, 2017: According to AMSTAT, the number of Resale Retail Transactions for Heavy Business Jets rose 9.3% higher in 2016 than for 2015. Light Jets also saw a modest year‐over‐year improvement of 1.7%. These segments bucked the trend in Business Jets in general, which saw the overall Resale Retail Transaction count contract just slightly by 1.1% versus 2015. The...
NBAA: Government Works to Accommodate Business Aviation at PBI During Presidential Visits Washington, DC, Jan. 19, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today recognized the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Secret Service, and other local, state and federal agencies, for their efforts to accommodate business aircraft access to Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) during presidential temporary...
NBAA Mourns the Passing of Astronaut, Aviation Advocate Gene Cernan Washington, DC, Jan. 17, 2017 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today reflected on the passing of Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, a frequent participant in NBAA events and programs and a long-standing advocate for business aviation. “Gene Cernan is an American legend whose life will long be a source of inspiration,”...