Piper Aircraft Adds Two New Brand Ambassadors at the University of North Dakota

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today the selection of two new brand ambassadors at the University of North Dakota. The new Piper brand ambassadors will replace recently graduated seniors, Carly Shukiar and Mike Trost. The brand ambassador program is a collaborative initiative between Piper Aircraft and its flight school customers that is designed to increase awareness […]

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Pilots Recognized for Completing “Fly North Dakota Airports” Passport Program

Photo above – Left to right are, Kyle Wanner – ND Aeronautics Commission, Steve Martens, Robert Sprague, Ethan Sprague, Bob Simmers, Justin Weninger – ND Aviation Association. Earlier this month seventeen pilots were presented with awards for participating in the “Fly North Dakota Airports” Passport Program. The passport program presents awards to pilots for flying […]

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Airline Industry Continues to Struggle with Workforce Shortage Issues

North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted a total of 80,552 airline passenger boardings during the month of February 2022. This is a 57% increase from the 51,240 boardings that the state experienced in February 2021.  It is also approximately 14% below February 2019’s pre-pandemic passenger counts of 93,335. Airlines continue to identify challenges associated […]

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NASAO Names New Board Secretary

Kyle Wanner, Executive Director of the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission, has been elected as Secretary of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO). Wanner will fill the remainder of the term of Amy Ludwig, who left her role in the Aviation Section of the Missouri Department of Transportation for a new position at the […]

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