MAEL Promotes Burgess, Rehires Earnden

MAEL Promotes Burgess, Rehires Earnden

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has promoted Lee Burgess to head of Maintenance and welcomed Keith Earnden back to the company as Interim head of Engineering. Burgess will be in charge of managing MAEL’s heavy maintenance facilities in Luton and Birmingham, as well as its numerous Line Stations across the UK and Europe. He will also…

Dayna Eden

ATS Announces New Chief People Officer

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced that Dayna Eden has joined the company effective their first Chief People Officer (CPO). In this new position, Eden will lead ATS’ HR group and will drive continued development and execution of the company’s People strategy—including ATS recruiting, professional development, and retention across all four business units. She brings 30…

ATS COO Appointed to the Defense Business Board

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced that ATS COO Paul Dolan was appointed to the Department of Defense Business Board. The Defense Business Board provides the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense, as well as other senior leaders, independent and objective advice which reflects an outside private sector perspective on  best business practices for consideration and potential…

ATS Announces New Director of Business Development

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced that Adam Deller joined the company on July 16, 2018 as director of Business Development. In this new position, Deller will oversee strategic and operational customer relationship activities at ATS. He will be responsible for streamlining the sales processes for ATS’ service offerings and to develop and implement growth opportunities…

Perry Bradley to Lead GE Media Relations

GE Aviation has appointed Perry Bradley director of media relations. Bradley will lead all media relations activity, including crisis communications and developing and maintaining relationships with key traditional and non-traditional media outlets. He replaces Rick Kennedy, who is retiring September 1 following a storied 30-year career with GE Aviation. Bradley joined GE Aviation in 2012…

Rankin Takes Helm at West Star

Rankin Takes Helm at West Star

Jim Rankin was named CEO of West Star Aviation recently. Bob Rasberry has been named chairman of the Board, and Rodger Renaud will remain president and COO. Rankin began his career in aviation as a pilot flying for Midwest Airlines accruing over 11,000 flight hours. He was president & CEO at Air Wisconsin Airlines and…

Duncan Adds Kelly and Perry to Roster

Duncan Adds Kelly and Perry to Roster

Tim Kelly has landed a new position as Regional Avionics sales manager. Kelly has more than 30 years of aviation starting his aviation career in the United States Navy and then worked for Bendix-King/AlliedSignal Aerospace and Honeywell. Kelly also recently completed a nine-year term on the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Board. Mina Perry has also…

Million Air Hires New GM

Lauren Rones Payne has been named general manager of Million Air White Plains at Westchester County Airport. She comes to Million Air from the luxury fashion industry, most recently as general brand manager for Gucci. “Lauren’s work with high-end clientele and her familiarity with Westchester and the surrounding area made her the perfect fit for…

FSI Names Zarate Interim President of Services Division

FSI Names Zarate Interim President of Services Division

FlightSafety Int’l. has named Hector Zarate interim president of FlightSafety Services Corp. He replaces Ron Ladnier who will retire at the end of June. Zarate assumes responsibility for all operations of FlightSafety Services which provides military aircrew training, advanced technology training devices, support for computer-based workstations and support for simulators at 15 U.S. military bases.…