Stephen A. Costley

Product Director-SpeedNews

Los Angeles, CA

Summary

Steve Costley is responsible for the overall production SpeedNews.

Steve has over 30 years of experience with SpeedNews, now part of the Aviation Week Network. He joined the company in August 1989 as an Associate Editor and was named Managing Editor in 1994. He was also named Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SpeedNews, Inc., in the late 1990s, and held those titles until Prism Business Media acquired the company from Gil Speed in 2006.

Born in Los Angeles, CA, Steve spent his first four post-collegiate years teaching sophomore American Literature and senior Writing for College courses at Chaminade College Preparatory in Southern California’s San Fernando Valley. In addition to his teaching duties, he was Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Information Director and Varsity Baseball Coach, and was named Head Coach of the Los Angeles Daily News’ Bernie Milligan All-Star Game in 1988. He also worked two years in Houston, TX as Director of Purchasing and Customer Service for Aerospace Interiors, an aircraft interior refurbishment shop that was later acquired by B/E Aerospace.

Steve has participated in many air shows, including Paris, Farnborough, Singapore and Dubai, and has attended other numerous industry conferences and conventions, such as ISTAT, Aircraft Interiors Expo, MRO, ACPC, RAA, NBAA, and of course the SpeedNews’ Suppliers Conferences. He has appeared on CNBC as an aviation analyst, and has been quoted in various newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times.

Steve holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Journalism from California State University at Northridge. He is a member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Traders (ISTAT), and has competed in several local, state and national amateur golf tournaments, including the United States Amateur Championship.

Articles

JETSMART, took delivery of GTF-powered A320neo

By Stephen Costley Dec 13, 2019
JETSMART, took delivery of GTF-powered A320neo (9194) on lease from SMBC Aviation Capital; four more are planned.
Air Transport

MIAT MONGOLIAN AIRLINES agreed to lease a new 787-9

By Stephen Costley Dec 13, 2019
MIAT MONGOLIAN AIRLINES agreed to lease a new 787-9 from Air Lease Corporation for delivery in early 2021.
Air Transport

AIRBUS booked previously unannounced orders in September from AERCAP

By Stephen Costley Dec 13, 2019
AIRBUS booked previously unannounced orders in September from AERCAP for five A320neos and two undisclosed customers for 14 A220s and 10 A321neos…
Air Transport

 

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