SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, August 23, 2016 - Berry Aviation, Inc., a provider of specialized airlift solutions and other aviation services, announced today that it has been awarded a government contract to provide fixed wing air transportation in support of U.S. Military efforts in Afghanistan. Under this contract—valued at $161 million over five years if all option periods are exercised—Berry Aviation will provide airlift transportation for passengers, cargo, and aero-medical evacuation patients in support of U.S. Special Operations Command’s involvement in the region. This award comes on the heels of another award in 2015 to provide air transportation for U.S. Military training operations conducted off the California coast.
NAAMTA's Accreditation program is built on providing standards that focus on quality patient care and transport safety. Using a comprehensive audit of administrative documentation, medical practices, and facilities, NAAMTA is awarding Berry Aviation, Inc. medical transport accreditation for their fixed wing program.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, May 27, 2014 - Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) announced today that it has been recognized for exemplary work on projects by Bechtel’s government services business unit at the company’s annual Bechtel Systems and Infrastructure Subcontractor and Supplier Recognition Awards. The event honors outstanding subcontractors and suppliers that supported Bechtel’s government services business unit in work such as environmental clean-up, national security science, construction, facility start-up, and nuclear security and operations during 2013.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, December 11, 2013 - Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) announced today that it has received a contract award notification from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Joint Theater Support Contracting Command to provide up to seven light fixed-wing aircraft and seven medium fixed-wing aircraft in support of U.S. Military and NATO efforts in Afghanistan.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, November 11, 2013 - Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) announced today that it has recently made several fleet additions. The aircraft acquired are three de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otters and one Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia, all purchased by the company.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, July 29, 2013 - Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) announced today that it has been awarded a task order from the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to provide airlift support for U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) operations throughout Western and Central Africa.
SAN MARCOS, TX, July 18, 2013 – Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) proudly announces that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the General Services Administration (GSA) supporting the United States Central Command Counter Narcotics Office have exercised renewal options for BAI to continue providing airlift support in Afghanistan through 2014. Both contracts were awarded in 2010, and are currently in their 3rd option period.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, July 9, 2013 - This 4th of July, Berry Aviation (BAI) chose to celebrate in true patriotic fashion by sponsoring a Wounded Warrior Project benefit event, the Freedom Slalom Fest. The event brought awareness to the Wounded Warrior Project attracting more than 400 supporters and raising over $21,000 in donations.
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS, July 1, 2013 - Berry Aviation (BAI), announced today the appointment of Robert Bial as its Executive Vice President of Corporate Business Development.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team at BAI, Bial will help the company achieve its long-term objective of becoming a market leader in the aerospace services sector. This growth will come from both internal system improvements and a sound roadmap of complementary acquisitions.
Berry Aviation President Sonny Berry walks inside one of the company’s 23 planes in San Marcos last week. The company, which Berry started almost 30 years ago to help pay for his new hobby, has grown to have operations in Afghanistan and might add a carrier in Africa.
Almost 30 years after Sonny Berry started a charter air service to subsidize his flight time in a small two-engine airplane, Berry Aviation Inc. can now be found around the world setting up operations in remote locations, equipping and operating planes with surveillance equipment, and shuttling sports teams and rock stars.