Williston Basin International Airport Opens; Burns & McDonnell Completes Multiple Design & Construction Projects

The Williston Basin International Airport (XWA) in North Dakota is open with flights beginning on Oct. 10. Burns & McDonnell served as the designer of record and on-site construction representative for several projects for the ground-up construction of the airport, which was constructed to serve increased commercial aircraft traffic and support the growing economy. The […]

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Sino Jet Awarded “Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter” and “China’s Leading Private Jet Charter” at World Travel Awards 2019

Pictured above – World Travel Awards founder Graham Cooke, center, celebrates with Ms. Jenny Lau, Group President, Sino Jet on right. Sino Jet Ltd, which is being reported as Asia’s fastest growing business jet operator, has announced its strategy for continued growth in Asia Pacific. The company, which has just been awarded two coveted World […]

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Vietnam Airlines Delivers Country’s First Inflight Connectivity

Vietnam Airlines (VN) is cementing its status as the country’s premier national carrier by becoming the first Vietnamese airline to offer inflight connectivity (IFC) – through a partnership with SITAONAIR and Inmarsat satellite telecommunications operator VISHIPEL. The collaboration will see the delivery of pioneering inflight internet services across its fleet, offering digitally-demanding passengers the onboard […]

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NATCA Achieves Never Before Organizing Goal: Large Regional Facility – Washington Center – Reaches 100 Percent Union Membership Status

In what is being called, an astounding achievement for labor union organizing and solidarity, the local chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) at Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC; ZDC) has become a 100 percent NATCA facility, meaning all 379 NATCA-represented air traffic controllers and other aviation safety professionals who work […]

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Piper Appoints Former NASA Astronaut, Winston Scott to the Board of Directors

Piper Aircraft has announced that is has appointed former NASA Astronaut and Aeronautical Engineer, Captain Winston Scott to its Board of Directors effective October 10, 2019. “We are pleased to welcome Captain Scott to the Piper board and especially value his aviation experience and expertise”, said Simon Caldecott, President and CEO of Piper Aircraft, Inc. […]

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Virginia Governor Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Award to Support Autonomous Systems

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that nearly $1.5 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Virginia Research Investment Fund in its second funding round. The three-year grant will support the launch of the Commonwealth Center of Innovation for Autonomous Systems (C2IAS), a collaborative research center led by Virginia Tech with Old Dominion University […]

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