WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will present actor and pilot Harrison Ford with the NBAA’s Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership at the Opening General Session of the association’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) in Las Vegas on Oct. 22.
For the first time, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will host a Build A Plane Teachers’ Day, sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace, in conjunction with the annual “Careers in Business Aviation Day,” held each year at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), which takes place this year in Las Vegas.
NEW CENTURY, Kan. — Business aviation veterans Tim and Dianne White have acquired Kansas Aircraft Corp., an aviation sales and consulting firm headquartered at the New Century Air Center (IXD) in the Kansas City area.
NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — Window World, Inc., a replacement window and home remodeling company, recently used its corporate jet to sponsor a mission through the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to bring injured Army SSG Oliver Hughes and his family from San Antonio, Texas, to Asheville, N.C.
TETERBORO, N.J. — Jet Professionals, a global aviation staffing company, is celebrating its 30th year in business.
PUYALLUP, Wash – The Northwest Aviation Conference is expanding to include a day for business and career sessions. Teaming with Pierce County Airport, Horizon Air, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Workforce Central, General Aviation News, Seaplane Pilots Assoc., King County Airport, Washington State Department of Transportation, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, FAA, Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS) and a multitude of businesses, aviation colleges, technical facilities and government agencies, the Aviation Business & Career Forum is the cumulative brainstorming of over fifty-five presenters from all aspects of the industry.
Businesses that rely on aviation not only did better during the Great Recession; they are already doing better in the recovery when compared to their ground-bound competitors, according to a new study. A post on the website of the National Business Aviation Association notes that companies that utilized business aviation “mitigated revenue losses and recovered more quickly than non-users. Further, companies using business aviation were quicker to hire back employees and have significantly grown their overall workforce since 2007, relative to non-users.”
“Cessna Pilot Centers are a foundation of our aviation community,” said Rod Rakic, co-founder at OpenAirplane. “We’re excited to be working with the team at Cessna to enhance our product, and deliver a great experience consistently wherever our pilots want to fly.”