Hello again, everybody! This week’s a little light compared to last week, but that’s okay. The stuff that’s here is pretty interesting! Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to find out what’s going on at CapJet!
“With the ATC privatization fight now in the rearview mirror, NBAA plans to focus this year on business aviation’s acute workforce shortage, association president and CEO Ed Bolen said this morning at the NBAA Regional Forum in West Palm Beach, Florida.” (AIN Online)
“Atlanta-area FBOs emerged victorious from the Super Bowl weekend, smoothly handling an estimated 1,000-plus private aircraft over the six days that reservations (priced from about $1,500-$1,700—comparable to previous Super Bowls) were required at half a dozen local airports.” (AIN Online)
“Forty aviation organizations representing a cross-section of industry this week jointly urged senior U.S. administration officials to seek full funding for new grant programs aimed at the recruitment of the next generation of aerospace workers.” (AIN Online)
“Boeing today announced a partnership with Aerion Corp. and further made a ‘significant,’ but undisclosed, investment in the Reno, Nevada-based supersonic business jet (SSBJ) developer that aims to ‘accelerate technology development and aircraft design, and unlock supersonic air travel for new markets.'” (AIN Online)
“U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) and aviation subcommittee head Rick Larsen (D-Washington) introduced legislation today to shield FAA programs and personnel from future government shutdowns.” (AIN Online)