Molly McMillin

Editor-in-Chief, Weekly of Business Aviation,
Aviation Week

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is editor-in-chief 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.

IAI Board OKs Upgraded G280 Business Jet 
The board of Israel Aerospace Industries has approved the development of an advanced model of Gulfstream Aerospace’s G280 super midsized business jet.
KlasJet Adds Three Boeing 737-500s To Charter Fleet 
KlasJet, a European business aviation provider, has added three Boeing 737-500 aircraft to its fleet with plans to purchase four additional Boeing jets in 2019.
FBO Riga, Jet Flight Service Open Embraer Service Center In Latvia 
FBO Riga and Jet Flight Service have announced the launch of an Embraer authorized service center at FBO Riga in Riga, Latvia.
AMAC Aerospace Receives First BBJ MAX 9 Completion Contract 
AMAC Aerospace has received a new completion contract for a BBJ MAX 9.
Jetsuite To Add Amenities, Larger Aircraft To Fleet 
Dallas-based JetSuite, which is celebratingtion, plans to add additional, larger aircraft to its fleet to give clients a wider variety of private aviation options, it said.
Hollingshead Aviation Partners With Icon Aircraft 
Hollingshead Aviation has partnered with Icon Aircraft, the maker of the Icon A5 amphibious sport aircraft.
FlightWorx Introduces New Fuel Portal Application 
Flightworx Aviation announced that its fuel division, Flightworx Fuel Services, has launched a new fuel portal application.
AOPA, Liberty University Release Flight Training Accident Report 
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute and the Liberty University School of Aeronautics has issued a 16-year study on accidents during flight training called Training Accident Report 2000-2015.
JetReady Adds Gulfstream GIV To Charter Fleet 
JetRead has added a Gulfstream GIVSP aircraft to its charter fleet as it expands its operations globally.
BRS Aerospace Adds China Distributor 
BRS Aerospace named International Aviation & Investment, based in Hong Kong, as a distributor for the People’s Republic of China.
Embraer Projects Halving of Revenue in 2020 
In a preliminary forecast released Jan. 16, Embraer expects 2020 revenue of $2.5 billion to $2.8 billion, about half of its projected consolidated revenues for both 2018 and 2019. The projected 2020 revenue is for the first year after Embraer’s “potential closure of a strategic partnership with Boeing in commercial aviation,” the company said.
Jetcraft Closes Record Transactions In 2018 
Aircraft broker Jetcraft announced that it closed more than 100 transactions in 2018.
Tamarack Aerospace OKs Winglets Installer For Citations 
Tamarack Aerospace has approved Constructora Nacional de Aviões Ltda (CONAL) near Sao Paulo, Brazil, as an authorized installer of Atlas Active Winglets for the Cessna Citation line of business jets.
Duncan Opens New Hangar In Provo, Utah 
Duncan Aviation has received its first aircraft, Bombardier Global Express XRS, into its new maintenance hangar at the Provo Municipal Airport in Provo, Utah.
TRAXXALL Opens New Office Near Denver 
TRAXXALL has opened a new 2,300-sq.-ft. office in Englewood, Colorado, near Denver, to keep up with its growing client base.
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