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.



Editor's Letter: The Pressure Is On
Business aviation faces headwinds.
andrea.copleys… Fri, 06/02/2023 - 16:00
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Video: Euro Jet's Charlie Bodnar On Trends In Eastern Europe

By Lee Ann Shay May 25, 2023
Euro Jet CEO Charlie Bodnar tells ShowNews about market trends in Eastern Europe where it operates.

Memo: Business Aviation Needs To Be Less Private

By Lee Ann Shay May 25, 2023
EBACE has done a good job spotlighting collaboration successes, but has also highlighted that the sector is not getting its sustainability message across.