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NBAA 2014 Posts Blockbuster Attendance

by LeRoy Cook Continuing on a recent string of highly successful Business Aviation Conventions and Exhibitions, the National Business Aviation Association’s 2014 show in Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center was another blockbuster. Over 100 aircraft       were stuffed into static displays on the Showalter Flying Service ramp at Orlando Executive airport and inside the convention Read More

As 2015 Begins, What a Difference a Year Makes

by Ed Bolen NBAA President and CEO As we hang a new calendar on the wall, it occurs to me how much difference just one year can make. For example, at the start of 2014, we were contending in Washington with a controversial proposal from the FAA – introduced at the close of the previous Read More

NBAA Continues Work with NTSB On Behalf of Business Aviation Community

For years, NBAA has represented the business aviation community in working collaboratively with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to help enhance aviation safety. That tradition continued on Dec. 3, when an NBAA delegation spent several hours at NTSB’s headquarters in Washington, DC. Some 20 representatives from the Association toured NTSB’s upgraded facilities, including NBAA Read More

FAA Clarifies Policy That Fuel-Tax Revenue Must Fund Aviation

NBAA welcomed a recent announcement from the FAA, amending the agency’s airport revenue usage policy to emphasize that tax revenue from aviation fuel sales must go back into the aviation system. The change, published as a “Final Policy Amendment” and effective Dec. 8, reconfirmed a nearly three-decade-old policy that nevertheless had faced periodic challenges due Read More