Conklin & de Decker to Host Commercial Aircraft Operators Tax Seminar in Chicago, Sept. 17

Conklin & de Decker is bringing its Commercial Operators Tax Seminar to Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Registration is now open for this event for commercial operators and business aircraft management companies.  Unique from other tax seminars and workshops, this is the only seminar designed specifically for commercial operators, whether they serve as the director […]

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Pilot Proficiency Offers 24/7 Simulator Recurrency Training for Private Pilots

Pilot Proficiency, a new pilot training business providing 24/7 simulator access has taken delivery of a Frasca RTD simulator and is open for business at their first pilot recurrency training center located in Lisle, Illinois. The company offers FAA approved Frasca AATDs (advanced aviation training devices) in locations convenient to pilots and available 24/7.  Pilots […]

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American Airlines Celebrates New Maintenance Hangar at O’Hare

Photo courtesy of Brooke Collins/City of Chicago American Airlines celebrated the opening of a new hangar at its hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a U.S. congressional delegation from Illinois joined David Seymour, Senior Vice President of Integrated Operations; Franco Tedeschi, Vice President of ORD Hub Operations; Jamie Rhee, […]

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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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Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Passenger Terminal Project Moving Forward

Collaborative efforts amongst local and federal officials, has yielded results in their continued work to improve transportation facilities for the Springfield community.  Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration issued an Airport Improvement Program grant in the amount of $6,625,171 to support the Springfield Airport Authority’s passenger terminal improvement and modernization project. Springfield Airport Authority Board […]

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JSSI Names Jake Gerstein Chief Information Officer

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has announced that Jake Gerstein has been named chief information officer. Gerstein brings to the company more than two decades of experience across the financial, communications and professional services sectors. At JSSI, he will be responsible for leading the company’s technology initiatives and objective of bringing enhanced data and insight […]

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Breaks Ground on Major Capital Improvement Projects

Ground was broken recently on nearly $10.5 million worth of capital improvements coming to Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.  Local officials gathered together to commemorate the start of construction on general and business aviation facilities and roadway and parking lot improvements for the main passenger terminal complex. Springfield Airport Authority Board Chair, Frank J. Vala, […]

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