Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO

Chicago, IL


As executive editor of MRO and business aviation, Lee Ann Shay directs Aviation Week's coverage of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), including Inside MRO, and business aviation, including BCA.

She won the World Leadership Forum’s Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards in 2009 (propulsion category) and in 2002 (maintenance category), and has been a finalist in other years. In 2017, Lee Ann won the Aerospace Media Awards' Best Future Tech submission.

She holds a B.A. in English and political science from Luther College and an M.A. in nonfiction writing from Johns Hopkins University.



By Lee Ann Shay Dec 05, 2023
Honeywell Aerospace’s new chief talks to Aviation Week editors about his priorities.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Lee Ann Shay Dec 04, 2023
Aviation Technical Services announced a change at the top on Dec. 4.
Services & Support

By Lee Ann Shay Nov 27, 2023
Outlook for private aviation aircraft management companies.
Aircraft & Propulsion