Kerry Lynch

Kerry Lynch
Managing Editor,
The Weekly of Business Aviation

Kerry Lynch has covered the business aviation industry for nearly 25 years. Lynch has edited The Weekly of Business Aviation since 2009, and also oversees business aviation content on the Aviation Week Intelligence Network. 
In 2012 she further became the Washington columnist for Business & Commercial Aviation magazine.  During her tenure with Aviation Week, she spent nearly five years as the Washington columnist for Aviation Week’s Overhaul & Maintenance monthly magazine.  She won the 2003 Gold Wing Award from the National Business Aviation Association for her Business & Commercial Aviation article, "Ghost Town On The Potomac," and was the 2004 recipient of the National Air Transportation Association’s Aviation Journalism Excellence Award.   
Lynch graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts in journalism.

Honda in Full Preparations for Delivery
Honda Aircraft’s HondaJet is in the final stretch toward certification with about three to four months of flight testing and the final paperwork remaining, says company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino.
Signature Cements Presence in Canada
Orlando-based Signature Flight Support is expanding its reach in Canada under a new licensing agreement with Skyservice. The agreement, announced here, gives Signature a branded presence at the top five busiest business and general aviation airports in Canada.
Flexjet, Flight Options Realign
Nearly a year after acquiring fractional ownership operator Flexjet from Bombardier, Directional Aviation Capital is realigning its fractional aircraft ownership businesses, positioning Flexjet as a more premium brand that sells shares in new aircraft and returning Flight Options back to its roots as a value proposition that sells shares in pre-owned aircraft.
Nextant Finalizes G90XT Specs With First Flight Approaching
Nextant Aerospace is beginning to finalize the performance guarantees for its second remanufactured product, the G90XT, as the aircraft approaches first flight and heads toward customer deliveries in early 2015.
Bolen, Bunce: Keep Business Aviation Voice at Forefront
National Business Aviation Association president and CEO Ed Bolen and General Aviation Manufacturers Association president and CEO Pete Bunce believe business aviation is in a stronger position heading into debate on the next FAA reauthorization bill thanks to a concentrated effort by industry to educate lawmakers and the general public on the important role the industry plays in the national economy.
Honda Aircraft Expands Facilities, Workforce
Honda Aircraft, which already has built a campus encompassing 605,000 sq ft on 133 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina, is expanding its facilities again as the company approaches certification and first delivery next year.
Bombardier Brings Learjet 85 To Orlando 1
Amid questions swirling around the program’s fate, Bombardier brought its Learjet 85 flight-test aircraft to NBAA for static display, and Bombardier Business Aircraft president Éric Martel says the aircraft has been flying “extremely well.”
Beechcraft Acquisition, New Jets Continue Gains At Textron Aviation 

Textron’s Aviation segment continues to reflect the gains from the Beechcraft acquisition with revenues up $487 million in the third quarter, $398 million of which comes from the former rival manufacturer.

But the costs of the acquisition are still being felt with a $13 million in reductions from acquisitions of Beechcraft inventory and company restructuring. 

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