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.

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Regulations and Government

FAA To Change Part 380 Ops, Exploring Special Category

The FAA is kicking off a rulemaking to tighten Part 380 operations, but forming a panel to study data
JSX Embraer ERJ (Photo JSX)
Regulations and Government

IBAC Hosts Forum for Industry Partner Program

Bombardier's Bruce Parry was elected chair of the group
Regulations and Government

U.S. Congress Turning To Implementation of FAA Bill

"It was bipartisan from the beginning," Graves said of the 1,000-plus page measure
U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-Missouri)
Regulations and Government

FAA, EASA Look To Tighten Cooperation

The regulatory authorities pledged to further collaboration in a range of areas
Aerial view of U.S. Capital Building
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Top Bizav Attorney: IRS Audits 'Something Industry Hasn't Seen Before'

IRS has launched first half-dozen audits
Benjamin Schwalen, NBAA general counsel and corporate secretary; Kristi Greco Johnson, NBAA senior v-p of government affairs; and David Shannon, partner with Lewis Brisbois
Aircraft

Bombardier Receives Order for Medevac Challenger 650

The aircraft will be delivered in 2026
Rendering of a Challenger 650 for ADAC (Image: Bombardier)
Safety

Jet Linx Pauses Ops for Annual Safety Summit

The theme of this year's summit is 25 Years of Safety, celebrating the company's milestone year.
Jet Linx
Aircraft

Pilatus' Upgraded PC-24 Arrives at EBACE 2024

The upgraded PC-24 began delivery earlier this year
Pilatus PC-24 at EBACE 2024
Aircraft

Tecnam P2012 STOL Gets Steep Approach Nod

Tecnam P2012 growing expanded market globally
Tecnam at EBACE 2024
Regulations and Government

IBAC Guide, Webinar Strives To Clear Up ETS, CORSIA Confusion

Multiple ETS programs that continue to evolve is confusing and overwhelming operators
Bizjet flying
Aircraft

Bizav's Middle East Growth Boosting MEBAA Show

Business jet movements at Dubai South reached their highest level in 2023
MEBAA
Rotorcraft

Leonardo Expands Distributor Base, Orders for AW09

Leonardo received an order for five AW09s from Universal Vulkaan Aviation
Leonardo AW09 distributors
Environment

ForeFlight, Breakthrough Energy Partner on Contrail Prediction Tool

The tool would be folded into ForeFlight's planning suite
Non-persistent contrail
Safety

IBAC Celebrates Decade of IS-BAH Bizav Standards Adoption

The organization honored SRC Aviation, the first registered ground handler
IBAC
Rotorcraft

Leonardo AW09 Gets Updated Corporate Look

Helicopter to embark on demonstration tour
AW09 interior unveiling
Charter & Fractional

Jet Aviation Grows EMEA Fleet with 10 Additions This Year

The service provider's fleet in the region numbers nearly 70 aircraft
Jet Aviation EMEA managed fleet and charter
Aircraft

JetNet: Big Backlogs Providing Bullish Outlook

Backlogs are holding above $50 billion, while deliveries will be up 13% this year
Rollie Vincent, creator and director of JetNet iQ
Aircraft

Dassault Building Components, Testing Systems on Falcon 10X

Company expects to begin final assembly later this year
Dassault 10X mock up
Aircraft

Comlux Partners with Stellar Blu on Satcom Installations

Plans call to begin installation immediately and for certification by yearend
Stellar Blu Sidewinder
Aircraft

Embraer Executive Jets Ramping Up as Product Lines Yield 'Harvest'

Company's backlog extends into 2026 across its portfolio
Michael Amalfitano, Embraer president and CEO
Maintenance and Modifications

Ametek MRO Builds Out Component Repair Facilities in Europe

AEM and Antavia each have added component capabilities in preparation for increased MRO demand in Europe
Ametek components
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Honeywell, Viasat Complete SwiftJet L-band Flight Testing Demonstration

The service, Viasat's fastest L-band connectivity, will be available later this year
Honeywell Viasat testing
Accidents

Global Jet: $193B Bizjet Market over Next Five Years

Market will return to growth in 2024 after declining for the past two years
Falcon 6X
Engines

Now Mature, GE Passport Turbofan Ready for Next Phase

GE Passport is undergoing software changes to prep for Global 8000
GE Aerospace Passport engine
Charter & Fractional

JetASAP: Charter Pricing Down in April with Larger Business Jets

Average billable hourly pricing for turboprop charters increased but all others were flat or down in April
Article image
Aircraft

NASA Completes Initial Review Toward X-59 Supersonic Flight

Flight Readiness Review board analysis is a key step toward the X-59 flight
NASA X-59 supersonic demonstrator on ramp at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works
Aircraft

China Bizjet Fleet Reductions Ebb as Asia-Pacific Sees Turnaround

China is still the business jet fleet leader in Asia-Pacific despite three years of net deductions
Article image
Aircraft

Used Bizjet Inventory Climbs Again in May

Available used business jet inventory increased by 23% YOY
Gulfstream G650
ATC

Airbus UpNext Testing Automatic Taxiing Technologies

Airbus is using an electric truck testbed to trial the automation
Airbus UpNext's electric truck testbed (Photo: Airbus)
Training and Workforce

CrewBlast Launches Staffing Rewards Program

The company says it has a 96% success rate of staffing trips within minutes
Advanced Aircrew Academy pilots