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.

EASA, FAA, Transport Canada Sign Safety Agreements 
The European Aviation Safety Agency, the FAA and Transport Canada Civil Aviation have signed new bilateral aviation safety procedure agreements expected to reduce cost and delivery times for exports.
Pilots Save Animals In Wake of Hurricanes 
Authorities estimate some 100,000 pets have been displaced by the hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico in September, and aviation in the form of Wings of Rescue is leading the relief effort.
Order Book Opens For Textron Hemisphere 
Textron Aviation is opening the order book for its new large-cabin Citation Hemisphere. The company says it has received interest in the $35 million aircraft, its largest to date, from large fleet operators, corporate operators and individuals.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: October 2017 
The tables show results of a price survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in October 2017 by Aviation Research Group/U.S. It reflects prices reported from over 200 FBOs located within the 48 contiguous states.
GE Gains Little By Grounding Its Corporate Jets  1
Details on the benefits of business aircraft departments were released near simultaneously to GE’s grounding of its jets.
Ramp Wrecks: IBAC Tackles the Problem
The International Business Aviation Council sets IS-BAH, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling, as a new safety protocol.
JetNet IQ Says Used Jet Inventory Lowest In Nine Years
A new forecast by JetNet IQ predicts demand for 8,436 new business jets valued at $223 billion at list prices for the 10 years from 2017 to 2026.
Opinion: How To Effectively Rate A Drone Operation  1
ARGUS has created an auditing system for commercial drone operators that draws on standards used for evaluating corporate flight departments.
Fast Five: Bill Dolny, Chief Executive Officer of MedAire Worldwide
Fast Five with Bill Dolny, Chief Executive Officer of MedAire Worldwide
‘Helicopter With Wings’ Aims For Surveillance Market  25
The purpose-built Seeker is a bug-eyed, butt-ugly beauty.
Time For Innovation: Grandfatherly Flying Is So Yesterday  3
This year my car turned 17, making it a senior four-wheeled citizen since the median for flivvers is less than 10. However, the average age of a general aviation aircraft today is roughly 40 years.
Questions For MedAire Worldwide CEO Bill Dolny 
Questions for Bill Dolny, CEO of MedAire Worldwide in Phoenix.
Honeywell Launches ‘InView’ Infrastructure Inspection Service
Honeywell has launched a commercial infrastructure inspection service using Intel's Falcon 8+ industrial drone.
One Aviation Completes POC Wing First Flight For Eclipse EA700
One Aviation recently completed the first flight of the proof-of-concept wing for the Eclipse EA700 now under development.
European Business Aviation Traffic Jumps In August 
Business aviation traffic in Europe rose 8.8% in August when compared to the same month in 2016, marking the 10th consecutive month of traffic growth, according to the European Business Aviation Association.
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