Longtime Airport and State Aviation Official, Michael Klein Passes Away    

Michael Klein, A.A.E., a longtime airport executive, commercial pilot and most recently the manager of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Aeronuatics Group, passed away last week.   Klein worked on national aviation issues by serving as the Chairman of the AAAE General Aviation National Committee and as a member of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) […]

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Aeromexico Resumes Service to Ecuador

Aeromexico resumed service this Sunday to Quito from Mexico City, offering three weekly flights. To celebrate the return of the airline to Ecuador, Quito’s Mariscal Sucre International Airport performed the traditional water salute to the aircraft.                       Quito is the most visited place in Ecuador and has numerous churches that hold treasures of culture and history […]

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Civil Air Patrol Teams with Unmanned Safety Institute on UAS Safety and Education

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), has teamed with Civil Air Patrol (CAP) to address unmanned aerial systems (UAS) safety and education nationally. CAP and USI have agreed to cooperate on enhancing aviation and UAS safety and education at every level of both partnering organizations, including communications and coordination with other agencies and groups throughout the U.S. […]

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Pierpont Aviation Program Reaches Articulation Agreement with SIU

Pierpont Community & Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program has reached an articulation agreement with Southern Illinois University. This articulation will allow for Pierpont students looking to pursue their bachelor’s degree in Aviation Maintenance Management a path to complete their first two years at Pierpont, and then finish their final two years at Southern Illinois. […]

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Aviation Associations Applaud $10 Billion for Airports in Senate GOP COVID-19 Package

Senate Republican leaders yesterday released the details of their next COVID-19 relief package, collectively called the HEALS Act, which calls for additional $10 billion in emergency funding for airports, as well as nearly $2 billion in additional resources for TSA and CBP. Aviation Associations, including ACI-NA, AAAE and NASAO, were quick to recognize the steps […]

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EHang Announces New Regionalized Marketing Management Team and Changes to Board Composition

EHang Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of a new regionalized marketing management team. Mr. Edward Xu, the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer, will lead the marketing activities outside of Europe, and Mr. Andreas Perotti, Chief Marketing Officer of EHang Europe, will lead the marketing activities in Europe. EHang has established an international team in Europe […]

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NBAA’s Damato Joins DOT Task Force Focused on Youth Access to Aviation Careers

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Vice President of Educational Strategy and Workforce Development Joanne “Jo” Damato, CAM, has been appointed to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force (YIATF) as an aviation educational stakeholder representative. The YIATF was established in October 2019 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, […]

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