The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) has announced it has awarded Silver Airways´ safety specialist Andrew Nicholson with the prestigious American Airlines Black Airline Scholarship Award, the company said.
OBAP is dedicated to supporting increased interest and placement in aviation and aerospace careers and awards scholarships to offset the costs for aviation-related programs and to further train aspiring aviation professionals.
Nicholson is planning to apply his scholarship to further his pursuit of his pilot instrument rating and license.
Nicholson joined Silver Airways in 2015 as a technical writer and today serves as a safety specialist for the airline.
Silver Airways operates the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Tampa, and also this year acquired Seaborne Airlines with flights in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean.