AIN produced its first magazine, an issue of NBAA Convention News, at the NBAA Convention in Cincinnati in 1972.
The company still produces NBAA Convention News but has expanded its reach across print, digital, and events to become the most relied upon source of news and information in business and civil aviation across the globe.
To this day, AIN remains an independent, family-owned media business committed to producing quality content and interactions for the benefit of the global civil aviation industry.
Co-founders Wilson Leach and Jim Holahan team up to produce AIN’s first product, an issue of NBAA Convention News, at the NBAA Convention in Cincinnati.
Bimonthly magazine launched under the name The Convention News.
The bimonthly magazine The Convention News becomes Aviation Convention News.
Paris Airshow News and Farnborough Airshow News dailies launched.
Magazine coverage expands beyond the business of shows and the name changes to Aviation International News.
One of aviation’s most respected journalists retires at the age of 77.
The company launches AINonline to provide faster, more readily accessible worldwide coverage.
Launch of AINalerts, which delivers the latest news every weekday to more than 35,000 global subscribers.
Company launches Business Jet Traveler, focused on helping end users maximize their investment in business aviation.
Jennifer Leach English and David Leach join AIN, ushering in the next generation of family leadership.
Jim Holahan passes away at age 94, leaving a legacy of excellence.
AIN launches its first Corporate Aviation Leadership Summit, bringing together top flight departments for a two-day exclusive gathering.