NBC News Correspondent Receives NATCA Sentinel of Safety Award

By Kim J Stevens Veteran NBC News Correspondent Tom Costello was awarded the prestigious NATCA James Oberstar Sentinel of Safety Award on Wednesday, during the Association’s Communicating For Safety Conference held in Las Vegas. The award honors members of the aviation community that have displayed outstanding achievement in the advancement of aviation safety. This is […]

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Funding Approved in Colorado and Michigan to Tackle PFAS at Airports

In an innovative and proactive move, the Colorado Aeronautical Board (CAB) has approved $400,000 in state aviation funding to assist Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified commercial service airports in Colorado with the acquisition of equipment to minimize the environmental impact of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals, known as polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). In Michigan, MDOT, the […]

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JetBlue Foundation Focuses on Mentorship, Diversity and STEM

JetBlue has announced the newest round of grants from the JetBlue Foundation, the first airline foundation focused solely on supporting aviation and STEM education. This year, the JetBlue Foundation is fueling 13 programs with nearly $250,000 in grants to benefit their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and aviation initiatives. This round of grants will […]

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Delair Introduces an Unlimited Plan to Provide Flexible Access to Cloud-Based Drone Photogrammetry and Data Management

Delair announced today its unlimited photogrammetry plan, available through its cloud-based delair.ai visual intelligence platform. The flexible plan offers a fixed-monthly subscription fee to access delair.ai to create digital maps and models, while managing the data on a secure and scalable cloud architecture which supports additional functionalities such as data sharing, advanced analytics, annotations, and […]

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National Institute of Aerospace Introduces New Program Manager for Smart Airport and Aviation Partnership

The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) announced Carole M. Mattessich, Esq. as the Program Director for the newly created Smart Airport and Aviation Partnership (SAAP) centered in Southern New Jersey. SAAP was established through a Regional Innovation Strategies Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the Atlantic County Economic Alliance (ACEA).  The purpose of […]

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IADA Exclusive Search Portal Handles $1.6 Billion in Sales in First 7 Months

In its first seven months in operation, the new exclusive pre-owned aircraft search portal of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has handled more than $1.6 billion dollars in aircraft sales. Since the launch of  www.AircraftExchange.com on Feb. 1, 2019, IADA dealers have recorded sales of more than 235 aircraft listed on the site. “The […]

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Hollywood Burbank Airport and Van Nuys Airport Hold Second Joint Noise Task Force Meeting

The Southern San Fernando Valley Airplane Noise Task Force (Task Force) held its second meeting at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel Convention Center. This Task force is a group formed to collaboratively address community concerns regarding aircraft noise resulting from planes departing from Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The […]

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NBAA to Honor Members for Safe Flying at 2019 Convention

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced its 2019 Flying Safety Award recipients for the period ending Dec. 31, 2018. These awards serve as a demonstration of the high degree of professionalism and outstanding safety culture within participating companies. In total, more than 1,000 companies and individuals were recognized for accident/incident-free operations in 2018. […]

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