Banyan Air Service based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport earns the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation. IS-BAH, developed by the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers 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).
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, signs an agreement with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS) during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Bell Forth Worth headquarters.
The aviation industry must guard against becoming complacent about safety at a time when the number of fatal accidents in commercial aviation has been decreasing over the last decade, industry experts speaking at the European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s annual safety conference in Helsinki warned.
Aviation Search Group, a direct hire recruiting firm for the aviation industry, is projecting the placement of 150+ aviation professionals with their clients in 2019. This is an increase of 148% over placements made by Aviation Search Group in 2018.
Duncan Aviation announces that its Fixed Based Operator (FBO) facilities in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, MI, have received Stage I accreditation from the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH). Duncan Aviation’s other two main facilities in Lincoln, NE, and Provo, UT, had previously earned this accreditation.
One of the most critical positions in any company is its head of human resources. At King Aerospace, that is especially true. With the naming of Analia Vaca to the role of people department leader – King Aerospace taps into her 15 years of industry experience and a deep-rooted passion for teambuilding.
“Whether our team members are working on a VVIP aircraft or serving in a hostile location on the other side of the world, they must have excellent skills plus a complete dedication to the mission,” says Jarid King, president, King Aerospace. “Analia understands the vital nature of her role.”
West Star announces its first Aft Canted Bulkhead Modification for a Citation 680 at their East Alton (ALN) facility. This modification can be performed at any of the three full-service West Star Aviation Textron Aviation Inc. Authorized Independent Service Facilities.
The Av8 Group Announces Expanded Facility, Increased Capabilities and Unique Focus On Overhaul Value
The Av8 Group announces it has substantially expanded its primary overhaul shop and office headquarters in Houston, TX to accommodate its growing capabilities as part of an increased effort to deliver more value to its overhaul customers. The company added an additional 9,000 sq. ft. to their overhaul shop and office space, bringing its total footprint to 30,000 sq. ft.
Airbus Partners with Snap-on to Provide Tooling Certifications for its New FlightPath9 Training Program
Airbus estimates the aviation industry will need to hire 640,000 new technicians in the next 20 years, according to its recently released Global Market Forecast for 2019-2038.