AIG flight department celebrates 50 accident-free years
American International Aviation Corp., one of NBAA’s oldest members, celebrated 50 years of operations, all accident free, at a dinner held in the company’s hangar at Teterboro Airport, N.J., on September 18. Among the guests joining Franklin Davis, director of corporate aviation, and the rest of the 22-person flight department were Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, chairman and CEO of American International Group (AIG), one of the world’s largest insurance and financial services organizations, and his wife Corinne, as well as representatives of Agusta, BBJ, Bombardier, Dassault Falcon Jet, FlightSafety, NBAA, Teterboro Airport and the local community. AIG currently operates a Global Express, a Falcon 900 and 900EX and an Agusta A109P, and has a Global 5000 on order. From left to right in the photo: AIG chief helicopter pilot Anthony Cosimano; AIG chief fixed-wing pilot Chuck Couture; retired AIG director of corporate aviation John Mendes; Davis; and NBAA president Jack Olcott, who presented NBAA’s 50 Years of Safe Flying award.