Dassault Expands Global MRO Footprint with New ExecuJet Facility in Kuala Lumpur

Dassault Aviation has opened a major new maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that will greatly enhance service for Falcon operators in Southeast Asia. Operating under the ExecuJet brand, the state-of-the-art factory service center will be able to support 10-15 aircraft at one time, including Dassault’s largest aircraft, the Falcon 6X, which […]

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NATA Promotes Alexandra Brendel to Associate Vice President

NATA (National Air Transportation Association) has announced that Alexandra Brendel has been promoted to Associate Vice President of Member Services and Engagement. In this role, Brendel will lead NATA’s strategic direction of member recruitment, retention, and benefits, while growing initiatives that inspire and shape the next generation of aviation professionals. “Alexandra’s profound understanding of the […]

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Sustainable Skylines and USI Develop Commercial Aviation Career Tracks for Drone Advertising

Sustainable Skylines, the aerial drone advertising and data analytics company, and USI have partnered to create a training and certification program enabling aviators to operate within the Sustainable Skylines’ infrastructure. Sustainable Skylines is the first drone banner towing company in the U.S. to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for commercial operations. Their Section 44807 […]

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Cindy Hales, Hub International Aviation Practice Leader, Inducted into the Aviation Insurance Association (AIA)’s Eagle Society

The Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) President Chris Morin and the Board of Directors have announced the Eagle Society Class of 2024. Cindy Hales, Aviation Practice Leader and Senior Vice President of global insurance brokerage Hub International Northwest, LLC, was among the eight leaders that were inducted this year. She works out of the HUB Bothell, […]

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FAA Announces $148.3 Million from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Fund Airport Projects in 28 States, Guam

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $148.3 million for 73 airport-related infrastructure projects in 28 states and Guam. These projects are funded exclusively under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) program, which provides about $15 billion in total funding with $3 billion available annually for 5 years.   “The […]

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FAA Grants Civil UAS Operations Waiver for University of Nevada, Reno Operated Nevada Autonomous Test Site

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the Nevada Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Test Site (UASTS) a waiver (Waiver No. 44803-7) issued under the authority of Title 49 of the United States Code (49 U.S.C.) 44803(c) for civil (non-public) UAS operations at a 1,000 square mile test site area located north of Reno, Nevada. “This […]

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The Metropolitan Airports Commission Names Mark Bents as Director of Real Estate and Airline Affairs

The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) has selected Mark Bents as its new director of real estate and airline affairs within the organization’s newly renamed Revenue and Business Development division. Promoted from assistant director of commercial management and airline affairs, Bents’ new director role will focus on leading all real estate, airline and rental car agreements […]

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