Orlando, FL – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) presented its journalism awards this morning during its Kickoff Media Breakfast on the opening day of the Convention.
Gordon Gilbert, chief news editor of Aviation International News, received the 2003 Platinum Wing Award, which recognizes excellence and lifetime achievement in journalism.
NBAA also awarded its 2003 Gold Wing Award, which is presented annually for excellent, accurate and insightful reporting of issues related to the business aviation industry. In the trade press category, Kerry Lynch received the Gold Wing Award for her story on the closing of Reagan Washington National Airport to general aviation aircraft, which appeared in Business & Commercial Aviation. In the national press category, the Chicago Tribune received the Gold Wing Award for its coverage of the closure of Meigs Field.