William Garvey

William Garvey
Business & Commercial Aviation

Bill has been Editor-in-Chief of Business & Commercial Aviation since 2000. During his stewardship at Business & Commercial Aviation, the monthly magazine has received dozens of awards for editorial excellence.

He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award from the National Business Aviation Association; the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Aerospace Media Awards; the Aviation Journalism Award from the National Air Transportation Association; and an Aerospace Journalist of the Year Award for Business Aviation. 

Previously, Bill served as Managing Editor of Aviation Week Television. He was the top editor for both Flying and Professional Pilot magazines, as well as a member of the senior editorial staff at Reader's Digest. He also managed communications for FlightSafety International. 

Bill has authored or co-authored three aviation books, was an essayist for National Public Radio, wrote aviation documentaries for The Discovery Channel, and has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, Smithsonian Air & Space, Popular Mechanics and The Associated Press, among others. 

An active aviator, Bill holds a Commercial Pilot license, along with multiengine, instrument, seaplane and glider ratings.

Aerial Tribute: Funereal Rites Truly Above and Beyond 
Colorado-based company offers those seeking a meaningful final disposition of their loved one’s memory the lift of soaring birds, making them one with sky.
Turtles Fly Too Photos
Pilot Volunteers Fly Endangered Sea Turtles to Rehab Centers 
Through Turtles Fly Too, volunteer pilots transport endangered sea turtles to rehab centers throughout the U.S.
Questions For API's Sheryl Barden 
Questions for Sheryl Barden, president and CEO of Aviation Personnel International (API) in San Francisco.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: January 2019 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in January 2019.
Citation Longitude Earns Provisional Type Certification 
Textron Aviation's flagship $26.9 million Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet was granted provisional type certification by the FAA on Dec. 19.
ADS-B Deadline: Less Than 11 Months
As of Feb. 1, aircraft operators have just 11 months remaining to meet the equipage mandate for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out.
Subaru-SBI Innovation Fund Invests In Bye Aerospace 
Bye Aerospace, which is developing a family of electric aircraft, received a major investment by the Subaru-SBI Innovation Fund.
Collins And Inmarsat Team Up For Jet ConneX
Collins Aerospace is teaming with Inmarsat to offer Jet ConneX high-speed internet service to business aircraft operators.
EASA Certifies Tecnam P2012 Traveller
Tecnam, the Italian aircraft manufacturer, recently received full type certification for the P2012 Traveller from the European Aviation Safety Agency.
ASTM Launches Cabin Crew Certification Program
ASTM International has launched a certification program for business jet cabin crews by affiliate National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies.
Textron Enhances Cessna And Beechcraft Electronics
Textron Aviation is enhancing the electronics on its Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft as part of Garmin’s G1000 NXi flight deck.
Biggin Hill Business Aviation Activity Grew 12% In 2018 
London Biggin Hill Airport reports its traffic grew by 12% in 2018, while it says there was a 1% decline in business aviation activity at other London airports.
Gulfstream Sets Speed Record In G650ER
Gulfstream Aerospace set a world speed record in a G650ER on a flight from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Dubai, a distance of 6,142 nm, in 11 hr., 2 min.
Klapmeier To Step Down As Cirrus CEO 1
Cirrus Aircraft cofounder and CEO Dale Klapmeier plans to relinquish his chief executive post and transition into a senior advisory role during the first half of this year.
American Aero FBO Stands Tall In Texas 
American Aero at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport has earned International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling Stage 3 certification.
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