Molly McMillin

Editor, Weekly of Business Aviation,
Aviation Week

Molly McMillin, a 20-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of The Weekly of Business Aviation, a market intelligence report of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network.

Before joining Aviation Week, Molly spent nearly 20 years at the Wichita Eagle, Kansas’ largest newspaper, where she served as senior aviation/aerospace reporter.

Along the way, she has had some unique experiences, including a ride with the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds Demonstration Team, a parachute jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights demonstration team and a ride in the back of an Air Force tanker watching a boom operator fuel a fighter jet. Her reporting has taken her across the world. Molly became a private pilot in 2011.

She has won multiple state and national journalism awards, including awards from the Society of Business Editors and Writers, Heart of America and the Kansas Press Association. She was the recipient of the 2013 National Business Aviation Association’s Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence and was featured in a book on Kansas called Ad Astra: 161 Adventurers, Astronauts, Discoverers, Explorers, Pilots, Pioneers and Scientists.

A graduate of Wichita State University, Molly was selected the 2014 Outstanding Alumni at WSU’s Elliott School of Communication.

The Weekly of Business Aviation covers the international business aviation industry and the economic, regulatory, legal and other matters of interest to those who manufacture, supply, service or operate business aircraft. The Aviation Week Intelligence Network covers all aspects of the aerospace, space and defense industries.

Business Jet Market Seems To Have Stabilized, Report Says 
Companies have wrapped up their third-quarter earning reports, which showed business jet revenue down 4% in the quarter
Sky380 Launches B2B Tool For Charter Sales 
Sky380 has launched a business-to-business private jet charter seat sales tool that allows Part 135 charter operators
Garmin Marks Delivery Of One Millionth Product 
Garmin International celebrated delivery of its one millionth certified avionics product from its manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas, the company said.
Lancair Marks Opening Of Builder Assistance Center 
Lancair’s first customer for its four-seat composite Mako took advantage of the company’s new Builder Assistance Center at the company’s headquarters in Uvalde, Texas.
Jet Aviation Celebrates Opening of New Dubai South FBO 
Jet Aviation, along with its partner, Al Mulia Business Group, celebrated the opening of its new 600-sq.-meter fixed base operation at the shared terminal at Dubai South during the 2017 Dubai Airshow, the company reports.
Business Jet Market Seems To Have Stabilized, Report Says 
Companies have wrapped up their third-quarter earning reports, which showed business jet revenue down 4% in the quarter,
Esterline, NovAtel Team On GNSS Technology 
Esterline CMC Electronics and NovAtel have formed a partnership to extend their collaboration in Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning technology.
Illegal Charters A Growing Problems 
Illegal charter operations are a growing problem in the industry, and more must be done to address that, the National Air Transportation Association said during the Oct. 24 FAA General Aviation Safety Summit in Washington.
NetJets Reaches ‘Agreement in Principle’ With Teamsters 
NetJets and Teamsters Local 284 announced on Nov. 6 they had reached an agreement-in-principle regarding a new contract covering the fractional operation's union mechanics, maintenance controllers, aircraft fuelers, cleaners and stock clerks.
FAA Proposes $3.685 Million Penalty Against NavWorx 
The FAA has proposed a $3.685 million civil penalty against NavWorx of Rowlett, Texas, for allegedly producing and selling automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast units containing a GPS chip that did not meet the agency's requirements and misrepresenting the products to customers.
Windecker Eagle Reborn? 
Its production halted years ago, the Windecker Eagle is soon to be reborn, this time through new owners in China.
Reignwood Orders 50 More Bell 505 JetRanger Xs 
Reignwood International Investment Group of Beijing has agreed to purchase 50 additional Bell 505 JetRanger Xs.
Priority Aviation Enters Cannabis Business 
Priority Aviation has spun off its subsidiary, Priority One Jets, and is entering the cannabis business with the acquisition of Telluride Health Co.
Munich, Moscow Airports Sign ‘Sister’ Agreement 
Munich and Moscow Domodedovo airports have signed a sister agreement to provide an exchange of knowledge for employees and managers at both airports.
Boeing Completes Aurora Acquisition 
Boeing completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. in early November. The developer and manufacturer of advanced aerospace platforms and autonomous systems, Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary.
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