Kirby Harrison



Kirby Harrison is a freelance writer for The Weekly of Business Aviation, Business & Commercial Aviation and others in the Informa publishing chain. Harrison joined the Navy in 1962 and spent 20 years in the service, virtually all of it as a photojournalist, traveling from small islands in the South Pacific to Vietnam to the bombing of the Marine barracks in Lebanon. When Harrison retired from the Navy, he went back to college and graduated in 1971 from Syracuse University with a Bachelor's Degree in Photojournalism. Along the way, he spent two years as a news photographer at the Daily Press & Times Herald in Newport News, Virginia, and three years working for Studio Sebe in Nice, France as a photographer. More recently, before retiring, he worked nearly 20 years for Naval Aviation News.


Lufthansa Technik 2019 Revenue Rises 13%

By Kirby Harrison Mar 25, 2020
Global aircraft services provider Lufthansa Technik recorded continued growth in 2019, with record revenue and earnings.

Avfuel Launches Voluntary Carbon Offset Program

By Kirby Harrison Mar 13, 2020
Avfuel, a provider of aviation fuel and services, has launched a voluntary carbon offset program “committed to helping the industry reach its carbon neutrality goals.”
Aircraft & Propulsion

Illegal Charter Brought Into Focus by Sala Crash

By Kirby Harrison Mar 13, 2020
European aviation groups are focusing anew on illegal charter flights fueled by the release of a report of an accident involving a Piper Malibu in January 2019 that took the lives of Argentine football player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson.
Safety, Ops & Regulation