John Morris

John Morris
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.

Gama Aviation, Hangar8 Merge; Will be Publicly Traded 
Two of Europe’s leading business aviation charter and aircraft management companies – privately-owned Gama Aviation and publicly-traded Hangar8 – have announced they will merge to form one of the five largest business jet operators in the world.
Atlantic Aviation Buys Showalter FBO 
It is the end of an era at Orlando Executive Airport in Orlando, Florida, as Bob Showalter sells the fixed-base operation (FBO) his family has run for 61 years to the giant Atlantic Aviation FBO chain.
China Acquires More General Aviation Capabilities 
Chinese companies are steadily adding to their portfolio of Western general aviation manufacturers ahead of the anticipated boom that will follow the opening of low-level airspace there.
Royal Jet’s Chief Joins Etihad Airways 
A familiar face will be in a different role when the Middle East Business Aviation exhibition opens its doors on Dec. 8, as Shane O’Hare has joined Etihad Airways.
Dassault Falcon To Expand Maintenance Capacity 
Dassault Falcon Service plans to build a heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport in southwestern France, adjacent to the Dassault Aviation manufacturing plant.
Falcon 8X To Roll Out Dec. 17 
Dassault will roll out its three-engine Falcon 8X on Dec. 17 at a special ceremony at its Bordeaux-Merignac production facility.
Dec 18, 2014

Fly to Cuba?

Will restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S. open travel and aviation aftermarket opportunities?...More
Dec 18, 2014

SpaceX Slips ISS Cargo Run To Early January

Company opts to conduct second Falcon 9 static fire test before launch....More
Dec 15, 2014

NavWeek: U.S.? You Bet

Counting on the U.S. right now in the region looks to be worth the gamble....More

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