William Garvey

William Garvey
Editor-In-Chief,
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 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Aerospace Media Awards; 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.

Articles

Airman And Artist Extraordinaire Honors Lost Airmen Of World War II  1
A monumental work honoring the lost airmen of World War II is to be dedicated during Memorial Day weekend.
The Envelope, Please: Business Aviation Laureates 2019 
Business and general aviation comprise a key segment of the aerospace world and this year’s Laureates honorees helped mightily to protect and advance it.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: April 2019 
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in April 2019.
Petroleum Helicopters Files For Chapter 11
The financial pressures affecting helicopter operators supporting the oil and gas industry are cited as Petroleum Helicopters files for bankruptcy protection.
L3 Orders Piper Aircraft For Training Fleet 
L3 Commercial Aviation has placed an order for up to 240 new Piper aircraft to expand and modernize the training fleet at its airline academies.
FSI And TRU Form FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training
FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training have formed FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training to provide instruction services on Textron Aviation's product line of business and general aviation aircraft.
Dassault To Buy ExecuJet MRO Business At Subang
Dassault Aviation says it plans to acquire ExecuJet's MRO business at Subang Airport in Malaysia as it strengthens its aftermarket support in Southeast Asia.
VistaJet Launches VistaPet Service
VistaJet recently launched VistaPet, which it calls the most comprehensive program designed to ensure all passengers feel welcome.
FAA Certifies GE CT7-2F1 Engine
GE Aviation reports its CT7-2F1 engine received FAA certification following more than 1,000 flight hours and more than 1,350 hr. of turn time.
Bombardier Delivers First Global 7500 To Europe
Bombardier recently delivered a Global 7500 to the model's first European customer: Formula One driver and world champion Niki Lauda.
Bombardier And Gulfstream Jets Headed For Defense Work 
A pair of Bombardier Global 6000s have been delivered to Turkey to be prepared for a conversion process that will turn them into standoff jammer platforms.
Icon Opens Sales And Demo Center Showroom 1
Icon Aircraft, maker of the amphibious Icon A5, has opened its first sales and demonstration center, at Santa Monica Municipal Airport in California.
Bombardier Completes Sale Of Flight Training To CAE 
Bombardier has concluded the sale of its flight training and technical activities to CAE in a transaction valued at $645 million.
Gateway Aviation Services Joins World Fuel Network 
World Fuel Services is now supplying Gateway Aviation Services at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.
Jetex Adds Third Location In Japan 
Jetex has opened its third location in Japan—at Kansai International Airport. It adds to the existing Jetex portfolio of 56 locations in 26 countries.
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