NBAA to Honor Aviation Safety Champion Don Baldwin with 2021 Doswell Award

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that industry veteran and former association board chair Don Baldwin will receive the 2021 John P. “Jack” Doswell Award during the organization’s 2021 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), set for Oct. 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV. The award will be presented on Oct. 14 during the NBAA-BACE […]

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Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC) Awards Chairwoman Roybal-Allard and Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger 2021 Aviation Security Guardian Award

The Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC) announced Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, and Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger as the 2021 recipients of the SMC Aviation Security Guardian Award. In remembrance of September 11th, the SMC created this award to honor those who elevate Aviation Security standards and support the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) […]

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GAMA Welcomes Three New Memberships

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of AIR, Archer, and DBT Aero as Associate Members EPIC. AIR is based in Pardes Hana, Israel, and was founded in 2018. They are developing personal use electric vertical and takeoff (eVTOL) aircraft with a focus on a combination of aerospace innovation, automotive technology and FAA […]

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GAMA Publishes Second Quarter 2021 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

Today, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released its report of general aviation aircraft shipments and billings through the second quarter of 2021. Piston, turboprop, business jet and helicopter deliveries increased across all segments during the first six months of 2021 as compared to the same period of 2020. “Through the first six months of […]

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Veteran Air Traffic Controllers Rich Santa and Andrew LeBovidge Take Office as New NATCA President and Executive VP

For the first time since 2009, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has a new president leading the Union that represents nearly 20,000 highly skilled air traffic controllers, engineers, and other aviation safety-related professionals. Rich Santa, a veteran air traffic controller from Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZDC), who has served on NATCA’s […]

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Aviation Groups Congratulate Jennifer Homendy on Confirmation to Lead NTSB

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), were among the aviation groups that welcomed Jennifer Homendy’s Senate confirmation as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). “We congratulate Jennifer Homendy on her confirmation to lead the NTSB and look forward to working with her across many areas that […]

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NBAA Praises Nomination of Sullenberger as ICAO Ambassador

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauded President Biden’s nomination of hero pilot and aviation champion Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), noting the retired airline captain’s longtime support of business aviation. “I can think of no one better to […]

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GAMA and SAE International Sign Cooperation Agreement for General and Business Aviation Efforts

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and SAE International announced today the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the areas of general and business aviation, including advanced air mobility (AAM), electric/hybrid propulsion, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), rotorcraft, manufacturing, quality, maintenance, repair and overhaul to meet the demands of the evolving aviation landscape. The […]

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Cozen O’Connor Enhances its Aviation Practice with the Addition of Jonathon Foglia

Cozen O’Connor announced that Jonathon H. Foglia has joined the firm’s Transportation and Trade Practice in Washington, D.C., as a member. He brings extensive experience counseling aviation industry clients on a wide range of regulatory and commercial matters. Foglia also represents travel industry clients on compliance with consumer protection statutes and regulations. Foglia joins Cozen […]

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