West Star Aviation announces Katie Johnson has been promoted to vice president of Human Resources effective immediately. In her new role, Johnson focuses on implementing best practices across all of West Star's locations, including developing tactics for increasing West Star employee engagement, improving recruiting efforts and developing/implementing a training program for current and future employees.
West Star Aviation announces the appointment of Marty Rhine to vice president of Sales and Steve Bates to manager of Technical Sales. Rhine and Bates have completed their transitions and are active in their new roles.
ExxonMobil announces that Mobil Jet Oil 387, a synthetic, high performance capability, turbine-engine oil, has been approved by GE Aviation for use in its CF6 engines, which includes the CF6-6, CF6-50, CF6-80E and CF6-80C2 commercial, as well as L1F and K1F military variants.
Duncan Aviation announces that its Lincoln, NE, FBO facility has gained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage I accreditation. IS-BAH, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers that features at its core a safety management system (SMS).
Eastman Aviation Solutions announces it will continue its long-standing position as a knowledge resource for the aviation industry by unveiling its 2018 Turbine-Engined Fleets of the World's Airlines guide.
West Star Aviation announces the company has secured 3,700 square feet of hangar space for satellite operations in Scottsdale, AZ, at Scottsdale Airport (SDL) and has promoted Chad Adams to satellite manager for Scottsdale. Adams previously worked as a Global Program manager at West Star's GJT facility.
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces it has added a Bombardier Challenger 300 business jet to WestAir’s Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 135 Air Carrier and Operator certificate.
Satcom Direct, a business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider, confirms its first Jet ConneX installation for Deer Jet subsidiary, Hongkong Jet. The ultra-high-speed Ka-band service, powered by Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite constellation, is being supplied to a privately-owned Gulfstream G650ER, managed and maintained by Hongkong Jet.
Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC (APS, Lake Zurich, IL), a commercial propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation, receives its Certificate of Registration for having its quality management system (QMS) meet the compliance requirements of ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100D.
Pentastar Aviation announces it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Pentastar Aviation has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to its club members.