Lee Ann Shay

Executive Editor, Business Aviation & MRO

Chicago, IL


As executive editor of MRO and business aviation, Lee Ann Shay directs Aviation Week's coverage of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), including Inside MRO, and business aviation, including BCA.

She won the World Leadership Forum’s Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards in 2009 (propulsion category) and in 2002 (maintenance category), and has been a finalist in other years. In 2017, Lee Ann won the Aerospace Media Awards' Best Future Tech submission.

She holds a B.A. in English and political science from Luther College and an M.A. in nonfiction writing from Johns Hopkins University.



By Lee Ann Shay Sep 29, 2023

Aviation Week MRO editors gather in Singapore to discuss what they heard at this week's MRO Asia-Pacific conference.

MRO Podcast

By Lee Ann Shay Sep 27, 2023

Jeffrey Lam, ST Engineering’s president of commercial aerospace, talks with Aviation Week in Singapore for a one-on-one discussion.

Services & Support

By Lee Ann Shay Sep 26, 2023

VAECO and Spirit AeroSystems sign MRO agreement at MRO Asia-Pacific.

Services & Support