This year’s Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) conference, held from April 28 to May 1 in Palm Springs, Calif., convened in the atmosphere of an aircraft insurance market that is putting smiles on the faces of aircraft operators while underwriters and brokers tussle in a highly competitive business environment.
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• At the end of March, lawmakers took a spring break that ended in mid-April, leaving in a holding pattern approval of House and Senate supplemental emergency spending bills totaling $124 billion for the Iraq war. On their return, they
Robinson Helicopter has been recognized as one of Los Angeles’ fastest-growing private companies. At a November city reception, Frank Robinson was given an award to mark his company’s year-on-year increase in 2004 and 2005. Robinson rated the highest among other private businesses.
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