Clay Lacy Aviation Receives Prestigious "Star of the Valley" Award For 45 Years Of Aviation Leadership And Innovation

  Clay Lacy Aviation Receives Prestigious "Star of the Valley" Award For 45
                 Years Of Aviation Leadership And Innovation

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2013

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

       Clay Lacy Aviation, the most experienced operator of private jets in
       the world, will be honored by the Valley Economic Alliance with its
       prestigious "Star of the Valley Award" for 45 years of leadership and
WHO:   innovation in the business aviation industry. The award will be
       presented at a black-tie event held on Sat., June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at
       Van Nuys Airport celebrating the company's contributions to the
       economic growth of the San Fernando Valley.
       In 1964, aviation icon Clay Lacy landed the first Learjet at Van Nuys
       Airport to launch a new era in corporate air transportation and
       mobility. Four years later with a single Learjet, Clay Lacy Aviation
       was founded as the first jet charter service on the West Coast. Today,
       Clay Lacy Aviation sets the standard for corporate aviation services,
       operating a fleet of more than 70 aircraft around the globe. With more
       than 300 employees, the company delivers superior aviation services,
       ranging from worldwide jet charter and aircraft management to aircraft
       maintenance and avionics.
WHAT:  2013 Valley of the Stars Dinner & Awards Ceremony
WHEN:  Sat., June 29, 2013
       6 p.m.Red carpet reception
       7:30 p.m. Awards ceremony
       8:30 p.m. Dinner
WHERE: Clay Lacy Aviation Hangar 3, Van Nuys Airport
       7435 Valjean Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91406


Founded in 1968 by world-renowned pilot Clay Lacy, Clay Lacy Aviation operates
one of the largest fleets of charter and managed aircraft in the world. The
company's fixed base operator facilities at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles
and Boeing Field in Seattle offer aircraft charter, management, sales,
maintenance, avionics, and aircraft interior and completion services. Clay
Lacy Aviation offers additional jet charter, management and maintenance
services in Denver, Colo.; Orange County and New York City, NY; and San Diego
and Santa Barbara, Calif. Clay Lacy Aviation has received numerous industry
awards: Best of the Best" Jet Charter Service and Aviation Management Company
– Robb Report; Diamond Award for Excellence in Maintenance
Training/Proficiency – Federal Aviation Administration; and Best Pilot
Training Program – Aviation Research Group/U.S. (ARGUS). For more information,

SOURCE Clay Lacy Aviation

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