John Morris

John Morris
Editor-In-Chief,
Aviation Week ShowNews

John has led Aviation Week's ShowNews, the best-read daily news magazine of aerospace trade shows, for nearly two decades. His background in business journalism before joining Aviation Week includes stints at Reuters, the American Banker daily banking newspaper and as business news editor at the Milwaukee Journal and the Cincinnati Enquirer.
 
A lifelong aviation enthusiast, John has been a private pilot for 34 years and won an award at EAA Oshkosh for his restoration of a vintage British Auster army spotter aircraft. He is currently building a 1920s Staaken Flitzer biplane from plans. John attended his first Farnborough Air Show in 1952, when just eight months old.

Articles
Opportunity, Retention Can Alleviate Shortages
The biggest challenge today is labor. Competition for labor is acute, says Mark Johnstone, Signature Flight Support CEO.
Business Takes Off at London Biggin Hill
Business has taken off this year at London Biggin Hill Airport as it increasingly becomes the gateway of choice to the UK’s capital city.
Comlux’s Widebodies are Popular
One year ago, Comlux took on management and charter operation of a Boeing 777-200LR VIP for Crystal AirCruises.
Comlux Preps for Double Next-Gen Completions
As the very first Boeing BBJ MAX and Airbus ACJneo business jets head toward the completion centers, Comlux will be unique in getting one of each at the same time.
NetJets Confirms Delivery for Global 7500
The world’s largest fractional operator, NetJets, has reaffirmed its commitment to Bombardier’s Global 7500 ultra-long-range, high-speed business jet, and will take delivery of the first one in 2021.
NetJets Confirms Global 7500 Delivery 
The world’s largest fractional operator, NetJets, has reaffirmed its commitment to Bombardier’s Global 7500 ultra-long-range, high-speed business jet, and will take delivery of the first one in 2021
20 New Business Jets on the Way, Says Jetcraft
No fewer than 20 new business aircraft are under development by major manufacturers, almost all expected to enter service within the next five years.
Avinode Boosts Brokerage & Ops Apps
Avinode Group, long known as the leading business-to-business platform for buying and selling air charter, is rolling out some significant advancements to its web-based apps for brokers and operators that will benefit their customers, too.
20 New Business Jets on the Way, Says Jetcraft
No fewer than 20 new business aircraft are under development by major manufacturers, almost all expected to enter service within the next five years.
Chinese Investor Rescues Eclipse, to Buy Company
Plans for an improved version of the Eclipse very light jet may once again be possible after Chinese investors rescued its parent company from Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week.
Airbus Helicopters Blends Luxury With Utility
Private and business aviation customers are expected to make up one-quarter of all Airbus Helicopters’ bookings in North America over the next five years.
Jetcraft Raises Its Business Jet Forecast
Healthy economic growth in the world’s major economies is generating a greater demand for business jets, especially those with large cabins and ultra-long range, says Jetcrafd.
Flying Colours Grows as Market Booms
MRO experts Flying Colours is adding 148,000 sq. ft. of new facilities in North America to meet demand for new and refurbished large-cabin business jets.
100th Challenger From Flying Colours
Flying Colours hit a major milestone just before NBAA with its 100th major retrofit of a Bombardier Challenger.
Argus Launches Avmosys Mobile Scheduling App
Argus International is rolling out the first app for the business aviation community that it claims is fully mobile and works on most smart devices.
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