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

Latest from Kerry Lynch

Long-time Gulfstream Exec Joe Anckner Flies West

Joe Anckner, who passed away on October 18, spent 44 years at Guflstream, selling more than 200 of the OEM's jets in more than 50 countries.

ASG: Genav Growth in China Continues To Slow

Asian Sky Group reports continued slowing of GA operations and fleet growth, but says flight hours have shown resiliency.

NBAA Joins Relay in the Sky Health Care Tribute

NBAA was among a number of GA organizations that support the Relay in the Sky Tribute to health care professionals that involved flights across the U.S.
Maintenance and Modifications

Traxxall Introduces Next-gen Mx Tracking Program

Traxxall 360 streamlines workflows with a more intuitive interface that is customizable and is faster, more robust, and more secure, Traxxall said.
Maintenance and Modifications

Henderson Jet Expands Bizjet Part Search Capability

HJS said the newly designed website enables visitors to search aftermarket component options, parts inventory, and other resources.
ATC

Impact Finding Paves Way for New Florida ATC Procedures

The FAA issued a "Finding of No Significant Impact" for new ATC procedures at 21 South Florida airports, clearing the way for implementation next year.
Aircraft

HJG: Gulfstream Preowned Supply Nearing All-time High

Hagerty Jet Group found that most Gulfstream models were nearing an all-time high in available inventory and prices were falling even with stable activity.

Preowned Bizjet Sales Boomed in 3Q

Preowned business aircraft transactions jumped 71 percent in the third quarter and prices strengthened for all but large jets.

WingX: Bizav Activity Slides in Europe, Gains in U.S.

WingX's latest activity report finds business aviation traffic down 16 percent in October so far, with Europe softening and the U.S. inching up.

Virtual Safety Standdown Highlights Safety Amid Struggle

Bombardier's first-ever virtual Safety Standdown brought back perennial favorite keynotes, along with new safety experts.

ACA Searching for CEO with Planned Departure of Edwards

Dave Edwards is stepping down from his role as part-time CEO of the Air Charter Association to pursue his businesses activities full-time.
Regulations and Government

NBAA Cautions on EPA CO2 Proposal's Data Requirements

NBAA is concerned that the EPA's data requirements accompanying the proposed CO2 standard would provide access to proprietary manufacturer information.
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Airlines

Global Safety Leaders Call for Collaboration as Borders Open

International regulators participating in a FSF safety summit panel believe inconsistencies in global travel must be hashed out through collaboration.
Rotorcraft

Ron Bower, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in Helos, Dies

Ron Bower, who died on October 12, set speed records circumnavigation the earth both eastbound and westbound in helicopters.

SmartSky Hires Veteran Broadband Exec Helfgott as CEO

The company said the naming of David Helfgott as CEO reflects its planned transition from a development business to an operational one.

Analysts: Many Contenders, but Little Space for Supersonics

The field of supersonic contenders is growing increasingly crowded but the market may only sustain one or two of them, analysts believe.
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Airports

District Court Dismisses NBAA Case To Preserve SMO

The U.S. District Court dismissed a case by NBAA and airport advocates to preserve Santa Monica Municipal Airport on procedural and jurisdictional grounds.
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Safety

Sumwalt Stresses Fitness for Duty at NBAA Safety Week

NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt highlighted the need of fitnesses of duty both in the air and on the ground during NBAA's Virtual Safety week.
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JSfirm Calls Boeing Pilot Outlook Encouraging

The aviation job website JSfirm said the latest Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook underscores the strong demand for hiring will return.
Aircraft

Aerion Teams Up with eSTOL Developer Electra

Aerion signed an MoU naming Electra as a preferred partner for Aerion Connect in the greater New York metropolitan area and other hubs.
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Bombardier Ramping Up for This Year's Internships

Bombardier is planning to take on 1,000 paid internships this year and recently launched a Women In Engineering internship program that includes mentoring.
Safety

NTSB Improves Public Access to Accident, Safety Data

The NTSB's new database, Case Analysis and Reporting Online (Carol), will provide public access to a range of information across all modes.
Aircraft

Bill Boisture Joins Spike Aerospace Team

Bill Boisture is the latest of a number of a high-profile aerospace veterans who have come on board the Spike Aerospace executive team.
Aircraft

Aerion Selects PPG To Supply Windows for AS2

The selection of PPG to provide the AS2 windows formalizes a collaboration with Aerion that has been ongoing since 2019.
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Charter & Fractional

NATA Expands Reach of Human Trafficking Awareness

NATA has already trained 5,000 crew members on human trafficking awareness and mitigation, but believes much more needs to be done.
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FBOs

Sino Jet Bringing FBO To Nanchang

Sino Jet will offer ground handling and concierge services at a new FBO—the first at Nanchang Changbei International Airport.
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Regulations and Government

House Lawmakers Introduce Aviation Workforce Bill

A companion to a Senate bill, a new House bill would create a national center focused on development of aviation workers.

WAI's Girls in Aviation Day Expands Around Globe

The 6th annual WAI Girls in Aviation Day virtual this year, has reached 55 countries so far, a dramatic jump from the 18 last year.
Regulations and Government

FAA Continues Extension, Expansion of Covid Relief

The FAA released a Part 135 extension, as well as SFAR 118-2 covering relief for deadlines approaching for training, medical, and other requirements.
Regulations and Government

Feds Keeping Up with Aviation Policies During Covid

From the electronic pilot records database and supersonics proposals to EPA aircraft emissions and IRS tax policy, the government is staying busy.