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Jessica A. Salerno

Jessica A. Salerno
Executive Editor,
Business & Commercial Aviation

Jessica is Executive Editor of Business & Commercial Aviation magazine. She started as Editor of ShowNews Online, Aviation Week's on-site trade show daily published at the Paris Air Show, NBAA Annual Convention, Singapore Air Show and at other significant aerospace gatherings.
Jessica has worked in television production and management consulting. While not yet a licensed pilot, Ms. Salerno has received flight instruction and has soloed.

SyberJet Flies Upgraded SJ30i 
SyberJet Aircraft flew its upgraded SJ30i jet for the first time on Oct. 9 out of San Antonio International Airport (KSAT).
Gulfstream Realigns Business, Reduces Jobs In Select Areas 
The company continues to hire in certain areas, as evidenced by recent service center openings throughout the U.S.
Tecnam Delivers First P2012 Travellers 
Italian plane-maker Tecnam recently delivered the first pair of its new nine-passenger P2012 Travellers to launch customer Cape Air, which has expressed interest in putting up to 100 of the high wing piston twins into service.
Leonardo AW 139 Reaches 1,000 Deliveries 
The success of the Italian medium twin transformed company revenues and paved the way for a family of derived products, including the AW169 and AW189.
Rolls-Royce Acquires Electric Propulsion Arm Of Siemens 
The British engine-maker says the buy will further its aircraft electrification strategy.
Textron, Bombardier, Embraer Celebrate Successes 
Textron Aviation and Bombardier are celebrating entry into service of two new business jets, while Embraer is cheering Praetor approval.
500th Grand Caravan EX Delivered 
Textron Aviation has delivered its 500th Cessna Grand Caravan EX utility turboprop to South Aero, a family-owned company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Macquarie Acquires Fanborough Airport 
In a surprise development, the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has acquired Farnborough Airport from a consortium of private investors, which includes TAG Aviation. The airport hosts the biennial Farnborough International Airshow.
Continental Aerospace Technologies CEO Ross Retires 
Rhett Ross, CEO and president of Continental Aerospace Technologies, the Mobile, Alabama-based aircraft engine-maker, plans to retire and become an entrepreneur.
Wheels Up Acquires Avianis Systems 
According to Wheels Up founder Kenny Dichter, the purchase will enable his company to accelerate development of a broad-based market for charter customers and suppliers.
Global 7500 Flies Nonstop 8,225 nm 
Bombardier touts the flight from Sydney, Australia to Detroit as the longest city-pair in business aviation in history flown by a purpose-built aircraft.
The Nall Report Suggests General Aviation Accidents Decreasing 
There were 1,214 accidents involving general aviation aircraft during 2016 and of those 195 resulted in fatalities, according to figures compiled by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute (ASI) and released in the latter’s annual Joseph T. Nall Report.
SGS Acquires Stake In ARGUS 
SGS says the purchase should strengthen its existing aviation auditing and consulting services and increase market penetration.
NetJets Gets 100th Challenger 
Bombardier Aviation's president said the century figure “shows how sought-after this aircraft is and why it’s simply the best business jet in its class.”
FAA Completes Final ADS-B Implementation Goal 
The last two of 155 planned airports now receive and display aircraft targets by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), says the FAA.

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