Industry News

This is the page for news of our Corporate & Sustaining (C&S) Members. For more information on our various C&S Members, please visit the List of C&S Members for links to their websites.

March 25, 2015

April 2015 Corporate News Bites

These are shorter news items about some of our Corporate & Sustaining Members.

March 25, 2015

United Continues Partnership with NAHJ

United Airlines recently announced that it has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and will be the official airline of the organization’s special events throughout 2015.

March 25, 2015

Spectrum Aeromed Completes First of Four Installations

Spectrum Aeromed completed its first of four Agusta 109/119 equipment kit installations for TriState CareFlight.

March 25, 2015

SAA Wins Cargo Airline of the Year Award

South African Airways (SAA) Cargo has won another international award.

March 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic Develops New Scoring System for Dementia

Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.

March 25, 2015

Gentex Demonstrates Aircrew Systems

Gentex Corporation, together with its authorized distributors Capewell Aerial Systems, Gibson & Barnes, Pro Flight Gear, and Transaero, Inc., demonstrated their industry leading line of aircrew helmet and respiratory systems, including both the Gentex and ALPHA brands, at the world’s largest helicopter show, HAI Heli-Expo.

March 25, 2015

NIOSH Announces New Western Divisions

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the formation of the Spokane Mining Research Division (SMRD) and the Western States Division (WSD), both new expansions to the NIOSH family.

March 25, 2015

Baxter Announces Positive Results for BAX 817

Baxter International Inc. recently announced positive results from its Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of BAX 817, an investigational recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) treatment for people with hemophilia A or B who develop inhibitors.

March 25, 2015

ETC Delivers Fire Scenarios to the Netherlands

Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (ETC’s) Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, has delivered new wildland fire simulation scenarios to the Netherlands Institute for Safety (IFV), including four different types of vegetation.

March 25, 2015

AOPA Presents Hartranft Award

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker presented the 2014 Joseph B. Hartranft Award to Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), a member of the House General Aviation Caucus and chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, in March on Capitol Hill.

March 25, 2015

Air Canada to Carry Top Canadian Hockey Teams

Air Canada announced recently that it is the airline of choice for Canada’s major professional hockey teams.

March 25, 2015

Monash University Newest Corporate Member

Monash University, located in Melbourne, Australia, is the Aerospace Medical Association’s (AsMA’s) most recent Corporate & Sustaining Member.

February 24, 2015

March Corporate News Bites

These are shorter news items about some of our Corporate & Sustaining Members.

February 24, 2015

Air Canada Named Top Airline for Customer Loyalty

Air Canada has been named the leading airline in customer loyalty, according to Brand Keys 2015 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index® (CLEI).

February 24, 2015

AOPA Partners with Share Aviation

AOPA has partnered with Share Aviation, a social network launched by four pilots that lets aviators, aircraft owners, and aviation enthusiasts share their experiences with the pilot community.

February 24, 2015

Baxter Provides Update on Gene Therapy Program

Baxter International Inc. recently provided an update on its gene therapy program, including progress on the Phase I/II open-label clinical trial assessing the safety and optimal dosing level of BAX 335, an investigational factor IX (FIX) gene therapy treatment for hemophilia B, during a sponsored symposium at the 8th Annual Congress of the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) in Helsinki, Finland.

February 24, 2015

NIOSH Presents Hearing Loss Prevention Awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards™, honoring companies that have shown dedication to the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss through excellent hearing loss prevention practices in the work environment.

February 24, 2015

Gentex Demonstrates Aircrew Helmet Systems

Gentex Corporation, together with its U.K. subsidiary, Helmet Integrated Systems (HISL), demonstrated their combined lines of Gentex and ALPHA aircrew helmet brands at the Avalon Air Show in February in Geelong, Australia.

February 24, 2015

Mayo Clinic Telestroke Added in Southern Nevada

Southern Nevada residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic “telestroke” program that is now available at all three campuses of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican (Rose de Lima, Siena, and San Martín).

February 24, 2015

SAA First to Implement Satellite Authorization Systems

South African Airways (SAA) recently became the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorization Systems) solution.

February 24, 2015

IMSS Newest Corporate Member of AsMA

International Medical Support Services (IMSS) is the newest Corporate and Sustaining Member of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA).