American Airlines Partners with Gary Sinise Foundation Snowball Express as Official Airline Partner

On Dec. 7, nearly 1,000 American Airlines team member volunteers worked with the Gary Sinise Foundation to bring more than 1,700 family members of fallen soldiers to Orlando, Florida, for five days of fun and fellowship at the 14th Annual Snowball Express. The event offers inspirational programs, fostering critical peer-to-peer support for them during the […]

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AAAE Urges Congress to Update PFC Program to Unlock Local Investment in Airports around the Country

As airline bag fee collections continue to rise – to a record-high $1.5 billion in the third quarter of 2019 – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) called on Congress to adjust the arbitrary and outdated federal cap on local Passenger Facility Charges to spur investments in the nation’s airports that will directly benefit […]

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RTCA Announces New Special Committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems

RTCA, Inc. has announced the establishment of a new special committee on Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS). This new committee of industry and government experts is being established to support the safe and harmonized implementation of C-UAS into the national airspace system. The scope of this activity will be focused on developing consensus documents that detail […]

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RTCA Announces Three New Appointments to Board of Directors

RTCA, Inc. announces today the appointment of Nathan Boelkins, Michael Ingram, and Lorne Cass to its Board of Directors. Nathan Boelkins leads the Commercial Avionics portfolio for the Avionics business at Collins Aerospace.  He is responsible for customer satisfaction, leading portfolio growth, strategic planning, profit and loss, and advanced product development program performance for the […]

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ASM Appoints William Pearson as New Business Development Director

Aviation Week Network’s Airport Strategy & Marketing (ASM), a global consulting firm dedicated to supporting airports, airlines, tourism authorities and governments with the development of new air routes, announced a new addition to the ASM team with the appointment of William Pearson as Business Development Director. William’s role will focus primarily on the launch of […]

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The Dee Howard Foundation Announces the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame Class of 2020

The Dee Howard Foundation has announced the members of the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame Class of 2020. They are June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D., the widow of Challenger Space Shuttle Commander Richard “Dick” Scobee, Col. Thomas M. McNish, M.D., MPH (USAF Ret.), and The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine […]

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World War II 75th Commemoration Committee Launches Public Fundraising Campaign for End of War Commemorative Events

On the 78th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War II, the 75th World War II Commemoration Committee is launching a public fundraising initiative to engage your patriotic support. The 75th WWII Commemoration Committee will spearhead the bookend events: The Arsenal of Democracy tribute remembering the end of war in Europe, May 8, 2020; […]

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