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.

Funding, Reform Calls Resurface In Reauthorization Debate 

WASHINGTON—FAA organizational and funding reform is again emerging as a central theme among industry stakeholders as lawmakers begin to craft a comprehensive FAA reauthorization bill, though no specific proposals--such as user fees--have been proposed.

Equip 2020 Works To Accelerate ADS-B Install Pace 
The rate of ADS-B equipage continues to pick up, but the recently formed Equip 2020 working group is developing a series of educational initiatives to encourage operators to accelerate that pace as the 2020 mandate looms.
IRS Progressing On Management Fee Guidance 
Industry groups are continuing to work with senior IRS officials on new guidance on taxing aircraft management fees with the hope that a new policy could be out in the first half of next year.
Signature Signs Lease To Upgrade St. Maarten Facilities 
Signature Flight Support has signed an agreement to lease part of a new general aviation terminal at Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) in St. Maarten, as the company moves to upgrade its facilities and build up its presence in the Caribbean.
Funding, Reform Calls Resurface In Reauthorization Debate 
FAA organizational and funding reform is once again emerging as a central theme among several Washington industry groups as lawmakers begin to craft a comprehensive FAA reauthorization bill.
GAMA Pushes For Bonus Depreciation, R&D Credit Extensions 
General aviation interests have joined in a much larger push urging lawmakers to extend the research and development (R&D) tax credit and bonus depreciation, among other tax measures, during the lame-duck session of Congress that is expected to continue into December.
BizJet Business Soars For Gogo

Gogo’s newly minted Gogo Business Aviation is continuing its rapid expansion, with the number of air-to-ground (ATG) systems jumping 43% over a year ago and total revenue climbing 16% in the third quarter.

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