Inaugural Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity Goes to BWI’s Ricky Smith

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) recently announced the recipient of the 2020 ACI-NA Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity: Ricky Smith, executive director and CEO of the Maryland Aviation Administration. The new Guardian Award recognizes a business diversity leader who has promoted the growth and evolution of minority- and women-owned businesses […]

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BWI Airport Executive Director Elected Chairman of Airport Minority Advisory Council

Ricky Smith, Executive Director of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, was elected to a two-year term as chairman of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) during the organization’s virtual annual meeting June 24. Executive Director Smith served as an at-large member of the AMAC Board of Directors over the past year and has been an […]

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AviationManuals Broadens Team, Expands to Larger Offices

AviationManuals has expanded its staff and moved into larger, more environmentally friendly offices to reinforce the client experience, support ongoing growth and to allow for continued product development in new business aviation sectors. “This past year was another strong one for AviationManuals, with a large number of product launches and upgrades,” said CEO Mark Baier. […]

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Airbus Helicopters Inc. Celebrates 10 Years of Lakota at Naval Air Station Patuxent River

Airbus hosted a ceremony with leaders of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) to commemorate the UH-72A Lakota’s 10th anniversary at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland. Airbus Helicopters established the Lakota program at the USNTPS in July 2009. Over the past ten years, the UH-72A Lakota fleet there has consistently exceeded operational […]

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