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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 [...]

Customs Facility Contract Awarded to West Construction Inc.

By | 2016-08-24T14:18:46+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Awards, Press Release|

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility is one step closer to fruition. The contract to build the 4,700-square-foot facility has been awarded to West Construction Inc. Founded in Palm Beach County, West is headquartered in Lake Worth, with offices in the Bahamas, Chicago, Puerto Rico, Liberia and West Africa. Of the three firms that [...]

Board Member News

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Press Release|

Thank you to Vice-Chair Frank Feiler and Board Member Jack Fox for their service on the Boca Raton Airport Authority Board. During the tenures of Feiler and Fox, the Airport has grown as a community partner and valuable asset for Boca Raton. Welcome David Milledge to the Board. As a native Floridian and Boca Raton [...]