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 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.

Airline Shortage Is Drawing Aviators From Business Aviation  34
A special target for the airlines’ appeals to experienced pilots are the ones who fly business aircraft.
Plans Afoot To Stem Decades-long Decline In Private Pilot Ranks  29
Will the last baby boomer Bonanza owner please turn off the hangar lights and lock the door? Assessing the private pilot shortage going forward.
Business Aviation Industry Applauds U.S. Tax Reforms 
The U.S. business aviation and aerospace industry celebrated a key victory in Washington on Dec. 20 as the Republican-controlled Congress passed a major tax overhaul.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: January 2018 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers performed in January 2018.
The Winner Is . . . A Different Kind Of CFIT 
For aviation, the award season begins with the glam Living Legends of Aviation gathering in January and then pretty much follows the air show circuit.
Questions For Lynn Nichols 
Lynn Nichols, chairman/CEO and owner, Yingling Aviation, Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita.
New Standards And Measures For Global Ground Handling Industry 
Ramp wrecks are a serious problem for all segments of the civil aviation industry.
Second Tecnam P2012 Makes First Flight 
The second Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft has achieved first flight, according to the manufacturer.
Honeywell Introduces FANS Testing For GoDirect
Honeywell Aerospace unveils a Future Air Navigation System testing capability for general and business aviation customers as part of its GoDirect Data-link services.
GE Aviation’s ATP Engine Enters Certification Testing 1
GE Aviation's Advanced Turboprop engine has launched into certification testing on the new Cessna Denali single.
Garmin G1000 NXi Approved For Piper M500, M350
Piper Aircraft has received FAA certification for the G1000 NXi integrated flight deck for the Piper M500 single-engine turboprop and M350 pressurized, single-engine piston aircraft.
Gogo Now Offers 30 Digital Magazines And Bloomberg News 
Gogo Business Aviation is expanding its Gogo Vision wireless inflight entertainment service by introducing digital magazine content and a broader selection of business news.
USAIG Celebrates 90th Years Of Serving Aviation Industry 
United States Aircraft Insurance Group is celebrating 90 years as an insurance provider to the aviation and aerospace industries.
Air BP Opens First Location In Iceland 
Air BP has opened its first location in Iceland, at Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport. Iceland continues to experience major growth in travel and tourism.
EASA Certifies Leonardo AW109 Trekker 
Leonardo has received European Aviation Safety Agency certification for its AW109 Trekker twin-engine light helicopter.
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