Kerry Lynch
Editor, AIN monthly magazine

Kerry Lynch stepped into the role of editor of the Aviation International News monthly magazine in May 2022 after serving with AIN for eight years. She joined AIN in December 2014 as a senior editor covering Washington and business aviation news. She has also served on Convention News teams, including as editor of HAI Convention News. Lynch previously spent 25 years with Aviation Week. During her time there, she reported for and later steered The Weekly of Business Aviation, oversaw business aviation content on the Aviation Week Intelligence Network, served on the Show News staff, and held roles as the Washington columnist for Business & Commercial Aviation and Overhaul & Maintenance monthly magazines. In 2021 she was honored with the National Business Aviation Association Platinum Wing Award for lifetime achievement in journalism and was the 2004 recipient of the National Air Transportation Association’s Aviation Journalism Excellence Award. She also has been a recipient of an Aerospace Media Award for business aviation (2022) and NBAA Gold Wing Award (2003). Lynch graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts in journalism.

Kerry Lynch

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Finance, Taxes, Insurance

IRS Stepping Up Scrutiny on Personal Bizjet Use

NBAA's Bolen calls audits attempt to paint corporations with negative brush
IRS Building Exterior
Aircraft

Dassault 10X Heads Toward 2027 Entry Into Service

Dassault expanding 6X presence as it progresses on 10X development
Falcon 2000LXS
Aircraft

Bombardier's Global 7500 Makes Singapore Airshow Debut

More than 150 Global 7500s are in service.
Bombardier Global 7500 at Singapore Airshow 2024
Maintenance and Modifications

StandardAero Gains CAAC Nod for RB211-535 Support

Chinese operators collectively operate 70 Boeing 757s, representing about 20 percent of the in-service RB211-535 fleet.
Rolls-Royce RB211-535 engine
Aircraft

Wisk Progressing Toward First Flight of Gen 6 eVTOL Aircraft

Company will use Generation 6 for certification testing
Wisk's Generation 6 eVTOL aircraft
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

MOU with The Hague Puts Singapore in Center of Aviation Mediation in Asia

Singapore will collaborate on the first specialized mediation framework for the aviation industry in Asia
The Hague CAA and the Singapore International Mediation Centre signing
Maintenance and Modifications

P&W Seeing MRO Benefits from Singapore Technology Accelerator

STA has spurred some 30 innovations to improve MRO processes
P&W and Singapore tech accelerator
Aircraft

Sustainability, Line of Multiple Mission Aircraft on Tap for Boeing Display

Boeing's 777X immersive cabin is on display alongside military aircraft
Boeing 777X cabin
Maintenance and Modifications

SAESL Plans $180 Million Expansion

Expansion will boost the engine MRO provider's capacity by 40 percent
SAESL MOU signing for expansion (Photo: Kerry Lynch/AIN)
Environment

Singapore Airshow Spotlights the Road to Net Zero

SAF remains the crux of sustainability efforts
Airbus A350-1000
Engines

Cebu Pacific Ups Orders for Pratt & Whitney GTFs

Cebu Pacific already has 33 GTF-powered A320neo airplanes in service
Pratt & Whitney, Cebu Pacific Air deal at SAS 2024
Aircraft

Airbus Forecasts 20-year Market for 400 Large Freighters in Asia-Pacific

Airbus eying potential strong demand for A350F freighter
E190-E2 Scoop
Aircraft

Airbus A350-1000 Flight Test Aircraft Headed for GPS Signal Trials

Airbus is closely monitoring reports of GPS spoofing
Airbus A350-1000 flight test aircraft (Photo: Kerry Lynch/AIN)
Maintenance and Modifications

Bombardier Expands Cost-Per-Hour Program to Defense Business

Bombardier continues to build on its special mission portfolio
Bombardier global and challenger aircraft in defense configurations flying together.
Aircraft

Singapore Aerial Display Returns with Full Force

Singapore Airshow 2024 draws most flying teams in its history
Boeing F-15SG
ATC

Skyscape Selects Eve for Urban ATM in Japan

Skyscape becomes Eve’s first Urban ATM customer in Japan
Skyscape/Eve vertiport
Aircraft

U.S. Participation Soars at Singapore Airshow

Number of exhibitors jumped by 50 percent over pre-pandemic shows
USA Pavilion at Singapore Airshow 2024
Aircraft

Airbus Puts SAF on Display with A350-1000

The aircraft is fueled with a 35 percent blend of sustainable aviation fuel
Airbus A350-1000 refueling with 35 percent blend in SAF
Maintenance and Modifications

ExecuJet Haite, CBM Sign Beijing Capital MRO Agreement

ExecuJet Haite recently signed a cooperative agreement with CBM for services at Daxing airport
ExecuJet Haite and CBM cooperate on MRO services
Regulations and Government

House, Senate Discuss Final FAA Bill; Timing Remains Unclear

Congress has until March 8 to complete work on the FAA bill or pass extension
U.S. Capitol
Training and Workforce

Bombardier Forms A&P Apprentice Program with WSU Tech

The program is the first state-registered in Kansas for A&P apprentices
bombardier employee photo
Rotorcraft

USHST Develops Peer Program for Mental Health Support

USHST will connect pilots in need of mental health support with volunteer pilots and professionals
Airbus Helicoptesr AS355F2
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Argus: 2023 Activity Dipped in North America, Europe

Operations dropped 3.3 percent in North America and by 10.2 percent in Europe in 2023
Flexjet Gulfstream G650 (Photo: Flexjet)
Charter & Fractional

Argus: January Bizav Operations Continue Downward Trend

Argus forecasts slight uptick in North America in February
PlaneSense PC-24
Regulations and Government

Lawmakers Urge FAA To Ease Path to Mental Health Care

In a joint letter, lawmakers urged FAA to remove barriers discouraging mental health care
Pilot facing airport window
Aircraft

Bombardier Shipments Reach 138 in 2023, Expected To Jump in 2024

Deliveries were up by 15 units on the year
Global 8000
Regulations and Government

Senate Commerce To Consider Long-term FAA Bill

Controversy remains over effort to increase airline retirment age
U.S. capitol building
FBOs

PrimeFlight Expands into Mexico with Aerocharter Buy

Aerocharter provides ground support at 16 airports in Mexico
Aerocharter ground services (Photo: Aerocharter)
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Global Jet Capital Tops $4 Billion Aircraft Financing Mark

GJC celebrated its first decade of business
Global Jet Capital CEO Vivek Kaushal
Regulations and Government

DOT Offers Charter Waivers for Presidential Election

Waiver eases per-seat restriction on charters during election travel
White House (National Park Service)