What It Means to Earn Your Wings

May 13, 2021

Back in 2012, when Jeff Barstow started interacting with the King Aerospace team in his role as Boeing Business Jets chief operating officer and director of business operations, he noticed a number of things. Team members seemed guided by something other than money. They looked to turn every challenge into a win-win for all. And […]


Called to Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)

May 3, 2021

By Jarid King King Aerospace president You could say that contractor logistics support – or CLS – is in our corporate DNA. You would be right. CLS was woven into our very being in 1992 when my father, Jerry King, founded King Aerospace and secured our first CLS contract. We took over the U.S. Air […]


Expecting the Best, Planning for the Worst

April 21, 2021

“I’ve been to the good, the bad and the ugly,” says John Sullivan, managing partner and co-owner of the security consultancy Welsh Sullivan Group. “King Aerospace is definitely at the top of the good.” Sullivan recently wrapped up a five-month security assessment of the King Aerospace home office in Addison, TX, and its MRO in […]


A Professional Journey That Led Home

April 12, 2021

It’s good to be part of a family. King Aerospace Chief Financial Officer Scott Parkinson said his March 30 wings ceremony was an adoption of sorts. “It felt like I was being welcomed into the family,” says Parkinson. “(President) Jarid King was there and explained how I met the King Aerospace standards and why I […]


Inflight Wi-Fi and Connectivity Driving Upgrades

April 8, 2021

DALLAS, TX – Inflight Wi-Fi and connectivity continue to top the list of upgrades being scheduled at King Aerospace during major maintenance checks. The Texas-based, family-owned provider of aviation services says customers are coming out of the pandemic with a heightened need to make aircraft function as robustly as ground-based offices. “Connectivity is among the […]


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