Michael Baker International Helps Improve Airport Safety with First-Ever Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) in Georgia

Michael Baker International has provided design and construction administration services for the first Engineered Material Arresting Systems (EMAS) in the state of Georgia which opened at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) in Atlanta earlier this month. EMAS technology can prevent an aircraft from overrunning the runway by using lightweight material designed to decelerate the speed of the […]

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New Oregon Director of Aviation Appointed

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently announced the appointment of Betty Stansbury as the Director of Oregon Department of Aviation effective February 4, 2019. Senate confirmation hearings for Stansbury’s appointment will be held in late February. “I’m thrilled to welcome Betty as our new Director of Aviation. Betty has a wealth of experience that makes her […]

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New Pennsylvania Drone Law in Effect

A new drone law that passed in Pennsylvania and signed by Governor Tom Wolf back in October has gone into effect. The new law protects the personal privacy of Pennsylvanians and will prohibit any municipality passing an ordinance to regulate unmanned aircraft systems. “The new drone law is the first law in Pennsylvania related to […]

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Debuts New Concourse, Shops and Restaurants, Unique Public Art

America’s Friendliest Airport®’s mission is to provide world-class customer service to every customer every day, and to achieve this mission, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has embarked on several capital improvement projects, including the modernization of the John S. McCain III Terminal 3. On January 7, Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams, Cindy McCain, members of the […]

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International Aviation Equipment & Investment Appointed China Distributor for BRS Aerospace

BRS Aerospace has named International Aviation Equipment & Investment Ltd., headquartered in Hong Kong, as a distributor for the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). International Aviation Equipment & Investment will represent BRS Aerospace as its non-exclusive distributor of products to include promoting, marketing and selling the company’s ballistic whole aircraft parachute recovery system throughout the […]

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JSSI Welcomes Francisco Zozaya as New Latin America President and Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) has appointed business aviation veteran Francisco Zozaya to the new role of president of JSSI Latin America. Zozaya will also serve as senior vice president, business development & strategy for JSSI corporate. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Francisco for many years. In his role at ALE he was […]

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