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News From ISTAT

The program for ISTAT Americas – 5-7 March 2017 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA, USA – is now available! ISTAT Americas will feature fitting sessions with leading aviation professionals and networking events with opportunities to grow business and make deals.

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ISTAT has officially opened sponsorship for its 2017 events. Take advantage of one of the many opportunities to showcase your firm, and show your support for ISTAT.

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ISTAT Calendar

ISTAT Americas
5-7 March 2017
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, CA, USA
9-11 May 2017
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
ISTAT at the International Paris Air Show
Chalet: 19-25 June 2017
Reception: 19 June 2017
Palais Brongniart
Paris, France

24-26 September 2017
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, Scotland

Dubai Airshow Reception
13 November 2017

ISTAT Latin America Forum
Autumn 2017
Bogotá, Colombia 

ISTAT Holiday Receptions
6 December 2017
Locations around the globe

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Member Updates
ISTAT is pleased to announce these new and returning members.

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Congratulations to these ISTAT members on their new positions.

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Jack Feir, a legendary aviation figure known for his contributions to aircraft appraising and ISTAT's early beginnings, has been awarded an engraved, silver flask from the ISTAT Appraisers. Engraved on the flask is the message, "Presented to Jack B. Feir, ISTAT Member Emeritus, Appraiser Fellow, by the ISTAT Appraisers Program for 32 years of wise and faithful service. 1983-2015." Thank you, Jack! 

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Foundation Happenings
New this year, the Foundation is launching a video series on social media called, "ISTAT Gives Back". Each month, one of the five giving programs of the Foundation will be featured: Scholarships, Internships, ISTAT University, Grants and Humanitarian Aid. Check out this month’s ISTAT University student feature below!

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The ISTAT Foundation is accepting applications for grant funding of up to $10,000 USD to non-profit organizations around the globe that advance commercial aviation.

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ISTAT member companies are invited to post summer or graduate internship positions on the ISTAT Internship Portal.   
The Foundation’s Internship Program acts as an intermediary between ISTAT member companies and students seeking aviation internships. Through the use of our web portal, qualified students and employers are able to match the right skills, background and interests with corporate internships. Placed interns who qualify will receive a stipend from the Foundation to cover housing and travel expenses of up to $2,500. Questions? Contact

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Jetrader Magazine
Joe Ozimek recently retired after a fruitful career in aviation. In this exclusive interview with Jetrader, we asked Joe about his involvement in the 747 program, what it was like sharing an office with Joe Sutter, who led the development of the 747, and what's next for him.

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Advertising space will soon be available in the summer 2017 issue of Jetrader magazine. Beyond our normal distribution to all ISTAT members in both print and interactive digital editions, this issue will have significant bonus distribution at the ISTAT Chalet at the 2017 Paris Air Show in June. For year-round access to ISTAT members, please reference the advertising opportunities available through ISTAT and Jetrader by clicking here, or by contacting: Erik Henson, Jetrader media director at +1 352-333-3443 or
ISTAT media allows you to enjoy direct and targeted access to more than 3,800 C-suite executives, vice presidents, chairmen, partners, principals, presidents, marketing/sales directors and managers within the global aviation community.
Jetrader, ISTAT's official magazine, is circulated to ISTAT members on a quarterly basis. Each issue of Jetrader highlights industry news and case studies and contains feature articles and member spotlights.
We are now accepting article submissions for the summer 2017 issue. If you are interested in sharing your expertise and contributing to the content of Jetrader, please contact ISTAT at

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Industry News
The Hill
Aviation groups are suing the Obama administration over its controversial decision to approve Norwegian Air’s bid to fly to the U.S., arguing that the move is a threat to American jobs.

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The news that Lufthansa plans to wet lease 38 aircraft from its competitor, airberlin, has resulted in Ryanair CCO, David O’Brien, announcing at a media briefing in London that the Irish low-cost carrier will soon be lodging a complaint based on the grounds it is anti-competitive.

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In a visit to Washington, Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, president and CEO of Brazilian aircraft builder Embraer, sat down for a roundtable with editors from Aviation Week & Space Technology and sister publication ATW. Following are his remarks about the company’s commercial aircraft unit and ambitions to expand its aftermarket business.

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