Dublin based aircraft leasing company AWAS, controlled by Terra Firma, reported that Ray Sisson will become its new CEO on August 26th. Ray Sisson began his career in New York as a corporate lawyer, Ray moved into the aviation industry in 1995 becoming Vice President and Legal Counsel for GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) in Shannon, Ireland. In 1998, he became GECAS’ Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing – Asia/Pacific, based in Singapore before moving to Dubai to become Senior Vice President & Regional Manager – Middle East, Africa& Russia/CIS in 2003. In October 2008, Ray left GECAS to take up the position of President & CEO at Titan Aviation.
Australian sustainable aviation fuel industry receives massive boost with major investment
The Australian sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry has received a massive boost with a major joint investment. A Queensland biofuel refinery being jointly developed by Jet Zero Australia and LanzaJet is to receive investment from Qantas Group, Airbus, and the Queensland Government. The refinery is looking to produce SAF from agricultural by-products, including sugar cane.