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5 Questions With Executive Director Of Boca Raton Airport Authority

By | 2017-02-08T15:45:10+00:00 January 7th, 2017|News|

Boca Newspaper sits down and asks "5 Questions" with airport Executive Director, Clara Bennett Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you became executive director of the airport. I’ve been in airport management for my entire career starting with an internship at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority during my college years. Prior to [...]

Airport Administration Building Awarded LEED Silver Certification

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 December 16th, 2016|News, Press Release|

The U.S. Green Building Council (U.S.B.C.) has officially awarded the Airport Administration Building LEED Silver Certification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification is granted to corporate and residential buildings that are constructed to meet or exceed the most stringent sustainability standards. These standards impact each aspect of the building, from construction and [...]

BRAA Board Member News

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 November 17th, 2016|News, Press Release|

The Boca Raton Airport Authority welcomes Tom Thayer to the Board. Thayer is a retired Navy pilot and Delta Airlines Captain with a long history in, and a deep knowledge of, the aviation industry. A longtime observer of Boca Raton government, Thayer has been a regular at meetings for the BRAA and the Greater Boca [...]

Luncheon Celebrates Tenants and Honors Veterans

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Events, News|

On Thursday, November 10th, Boca Raton Airport Authority staff and tenants came together in the Signature Flight Support hangar for a luncheon and canned food drive. The event raised over 300 pounds of food for the Palm Beach County Food Bank, which will help feed hungry families during the holiday season. Executive Director Clara Bennett [...]

BASA Students Experience a Day in the Life of an Aviation Professional

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|News, Press Release|

Boynton Aerospace Science Academy (BASA) Students arrived at the Airport at 7:00AM, where they were given a safety briefing before being split into two groups. One group spent the morning with Airport FBO Atlantic Aviation and Reliable Jet Maintenance, while the other group visited FBO Signature Flight Support and Boca Aircraft Maintenance. By spending time [...]

Tenant Spotlight: Privaira Private Air Charter Services

By | 2017-01-18T18:27:23+00:00 September 15th, 2016|News, Press Release|

As one of the elite private air charter operators in Florida, Privaira has distinguished itself through impeccable service and concierge flight experiences tailored specifically to the needs and wants of each passenger. Headquartered at the Boca Raton Airport, Privaira has a diverse fleet of ultra-luxury aircraft, from spacious transcontinental jets for long flights, to light [...]

Airport Breaks Ground on Customs and Border Protection Facility with Historic Ceremony

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 July 20th, 2016|News, Press Release|

It was a momentous morning at the Boca Raton Airport, with the much-anticipated Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility groundbreaking ceremony. The culmination of over four years of planning, the groundbreaking marks a major milestone for the Airport, bringing the CBP facility one step closer to completion. Airport Executive Director Clara Bennett began the speaking [...]

Executive Director Clara Bennett to be Inducted into the FABA Hall of Fame

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Awards, Press Release|

The Florida Aviation Business Association recently inducted Boca Raton Airport Executive Director Clara Bennett into the FABA Entrepreneurial Excellence Hall of Fame. Throughout Bennett’s 25 years in the aviation industry, she has lead projects that forever changed the landscape of flight in South Florida, though she feels she still has more to accomplish. In the [...]

BRAA Donates To George Snow Scholarship Fund, Which Has Been Awarded To Boca Raton High Graduate

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Awards, Press Release|

In May’s meeting of the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the BRAA donated $25,000 to the Ken A. Day Scholarship, which was established in 2013 to honor the late Boca Raton Airport Manager Ken A. Day. The $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to Boca Raton High School graduate and NJROTC member Brandon Augustin, who will be [...]

BRAA Wishes Happy Retirement to Deputy Executive Director Janet Sherr

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Events, Press Release|

After a distinguished career with the Boca Raton Airport, Deputy Executive Director Janet Sherr has retired. Sherr served on the BRAA Board from 1999 to 2009, holding the positions of Member, Vice Chair and Chair. Following a decade on the Board, she joined the BRAA staff in 2009 as the Director of Strategic Business and [...]