As part of AIN Publication’s annual survey of users of business aviation, we asked qualified subscribers of Aviation International News, our monthly print publication, to identify "specific individuals for going above and beyond when it comes to product/customer support" of aircraft, engines and avionics, and to explain why they deserve special recognition.
AIN is on the grounds of LABACE 2012 bringing you all the news from the event in real time. Don’t miss a single announcement, click here on August 15, 16 and 17.
The much-delayed revision to the Indian Ministry of Defence offset guidelines has been released and will take effect immediately. But it will apply only to new solicitations. A newly formed agency, the Defense Offset Management Wing (DOMW), will handle offset contract management.
For the first time, India’s defense offset policy defines objectives that include the development of competitive industries, the need to add R&D and design capabilities and the development of synergistic sectors. The policy now includes coastal security, in addition to internal security.
AIN Publications—publisher of Aviation International News and Business Jet Traveler–has made two key changes in its management structure.
If you’re attending Farnborough International Airshow 2012, be sure to pick up print copies of AIN’s Farnborough Airshow News daily editions at the show from July 9 to 12. Also look to www.AINonline.com for the latest news from the show, including stories, videos, podcasts, blogs and digital flip-through editions of the
One month ahead of the opening of the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, Amanda Stainer, Farnborough International events and exhibitions director, spoke with Charles Alcock, AIN international editor, about how plans for the big event are shaping up and the mood of the aerospace industry.
Fabio Gamba, Chief Executive of the European Business Aviation Association, spoke with AIN News Editor David A. Lombardo, about the state of the business aviation industry as we head into EBACE 2012.
AIN readers rate FBOs in the Americas and we highlight the best 15 facilities that landed at the top of the survey. No surprises: “excellent customer service”–regardless of FBO facility or brand–was a key criterion. See the 2012 survey results.
The acquisition cost of F-35s for the international partners is bound to be affected by the slowdown in U.S. production, Dave Scott, Lockheed Martin’s director for international F-35 customer engagement, told AIN. “But we’ll still be doing about 30 in each of the next few years for the U.S., and when you add orders that have already been confirmed by the partners plus Israel and Japan, it’s not a bad annual rate,” he continued.
Dassault Falcon president and CEO John Rosanvallon, left, today at the Dubai Air Show congratulated AIN co-founder and current managing director Wilson Leach on the publishing company starting its 40th year in business.
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