Management

June 12, 2007 - 5:37am

Bombardier’s business model for the C Series airliner family includes fleet management services along the lines of Boeing’s GoldCare program for the 787 that would enable operators to pay a fixed per-hour fee to cover maintenance, spares and overhaul.

Now the Canadian airframer is considering a similar program for its existing regional aircraft.

March 28, 2007 - 10:18am

Managing a flight department is a task equally as challenging as any confronted by other executives within a company. It involves dealing with talented people, each of whom might have his or her own thoughts about how best to run the show. The dollar investment in equipment is large, and the responsibility is significantly larger.

March 8, 2007 - 6:06am

Reliance Aerotech Services (RAS) of Nashville, Tenn., has launched a toll-free recruitment hotline to make it easier for prospective employees to contact the company’s recruiters. RAS provides outsourced aviation maintenance personnel and integration solutions for the defense, government, business and commercial aviation markets.

February 8, 2007 - 4:35am

Wyvern Consulting has added specific scheduling and dispatch capabilities to its aviation safety consulting business. Through the upgrade, Wyvern will offer specific expertise in the following functional areas of charter or corporate flight departments:

January 31, 2007 - 9:32am

NBAA continued to bolster and realign its senior staff last month, hiring aviation lobbyist Lisa Piccione as its new senior vice president of government affairs and promoting longtime NBAA staffers David Almy and Kathleen Blouin to senior vice presidencies. In addition, the association hired Dan Hubbard as vice president of communications.

January 31, 2007 - 4:00am

Michael Denham, Bombardier senior v-p of strategy, and 60 other corporate officers are being fired from the Montreal-based transportation company. The move is part of a major organizational change in the wake of CEO Paul Tellier’s dismissal and the creation of the Office of the President, which “regroups strategic and executive management responsibilities around the chairman” and new CEO Laurent Beaudoin.

January 10, 2007 - 10:58am

More detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft, is the aim of new proposals under consideration by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Wall Street Journal calls the proposals the “most sweeping overhaul of pay disclosure rules in 14 years.” The SEC will consider whether to formally adopt the proposals at a public meeting next Tuesday.

January 10, 2007 - 5:04am

More detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft, is the aim of proposed rulemaking from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Wall Street Journal calls the proposals the “most sweeping overhaul of pay disclosure rules in 14 years.” One of the proposals would lower the threshold at which perks must be disclosed.

January 8, 2007 - 5:57am

Monday is the deadline for comments on a Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking proposal to require more detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft. The Wall Street Journal called the proposals the “most sweeping overhaul of pay disclosure rules in 14 years.” One of the proposals would lower the threshold at which perks must be disclosed.

December 19, 2006 - 3:51am

Charles Vehlow, newly appointed president of MD Helicopters, hopes to become the strong link in a broken supply chain that has plagued the Mesa, Ariz.-based manufacturer.

 
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