Penton's Business & Commercial Aviation Relaunches at NBAA 2013

Leading Business Aviation Title to Include New Digital Features, Integrated User Experience

Oct 22, 2013, 09:45 ET from Penton

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week formally announced the relaunch of Business & Commercial Aviation (BCA) today at the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA 2013).  The relaunch, premiering with the October 2013 issue, integrates digital and print experiences for the highly mobile business aviation operator and owner community.  Included are videos, infographics and other enhancements that accentuate BCA's award-winning safety, equipment, operational and how-to content.  The digital edition of BCA is available on all leading tablet devices and laptop/desktop computers.  BCA anchors Aviation Week's new Business Aviation Market Group, which also includes BCA ShowNews and The Weekly of Business Aviation, alongside global business aviation information providers AC-U-KWIK, Air Charter Guide, Aircraft Blue Book and   

"The industry's 'how-to' source of operational intelligence is now even more essential," said BCA editor-in-chief Bill Garvey.  "We have re-imagined and re-ignited our look, while maintaining the authoritative nature of our editorial - our equipment evaluations, operator surveys, intelligence items and operational and safety features."

"BCA's new digital and mobile features are accentuated by a new design that integrates print and digital and provides bolder, sharper visuals that provide more utility for the reader and exciting new ways for business aviation marketers to engage the community," said Greg Hamilton, President/Group Publisher of Aviation Week.  

"The new BCA is a valuable addition to Penton's portfolio of aviation titles, including AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Bluebook, and Air Charter Guide," said Frank Craven, Penton Business Aviation managing director. "Together, our titles provide unique editorial and data that are peerless in the business aviation industry."

The mission of BCA is to make global business aviation operators safer, more efficient and to provide more value to the companies they serve.  BCA's journalists are pilots and industry experts who cover the full breadth of the global business aviation market with "how-to" intelligence and trusted insight.  Global business aviation executives, owners and operators turn to BCA each month for expert ongoing coverage that includes aircraft and equipment reports and analyses, Washington insight, safety and operations, regulatory updates, international operations, training, cabin electronics, and pilot reports.

BCA is a Media Partner of NBAA 2013.  For more information or for a complimentary copy, visit BCA editors and executives at booth C9430 | N1216 at NBAA 2013.

About Penton Aviation
Penton Aviation is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Penton Aviation for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

About Penton
For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day. We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth. Learn more about our company at

Penton is a privately held company owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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