Jet Aviation continues to grow its global fleet, adding six new aircraft for management in the Middle East this past year. The company currently manages 22 aircraft in the region.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recognizes 18 recipients of its annual Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety.
Duncan Aviation announces that Jake Keel, lead mechanic for the Provo, UT, Challenger team, will now take his considerable knowledge, experience and tools on the road for customers who need assistance where their aircraft is located. Specifically, this seasoned airframe mechanic will travel to wherever Duncan Aviation’s customers are AOG and in need of help.
Duncan Aviation announces that Scott Kruce has joined the Avionics Install Sales team in Lincoln, NE. In the 10 years Kruce has worked at Duncan Aviation, he has served as an avionics install technician and crew lead.
St. Louis Lambert International Airport has released the following statement regarding the arrest of a pilot this morning for carrying a weapon through a TSA checkpoint at the airport:
Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, announces it has entered into an agreement with Perkins Aircraft Windows to distribute windshields and side cockpit and passenger windows to the business aviation and general aviation market.
Jet East Aviation announces it has recently hired Michael Hamilton as vice president of Operations and Fleet Accounts.
West Star Aviation announces it has teamed up with Careerwise in Colorado to establish a long-term apprenticeship for upcoming talent. West Star will begin to host its apprentices in August of 2018.
West Star Aviation announces its acquisition of MSP Aero LLC, a Minneapolis-based company working with avionics, interiors, minor paint and window restoration at KMSP and surrounding areas.
Lufthansa Technik Component Services (LTCS) substantially expands its workshop in Tulsa, OK. With an opening ceremony on November 13, the Lufthansa Technik subsidiary officially started operation of the new component shop. Providing a shop floor area of 10,700 square meters (115,000 square feet), the facility has doubled in size. Additional capabilities and an enhanced logistics network in the region furthermore increase the performance and service portfolio of the company.