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NBAA Salutes RTCA President Margaret Jenny for Her Tireless Service to Aviation

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June 11, 2018

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today commended RTCA President Margaret Jenny on her successful tenure at the organization, marked by an emphasis on raising the bar for providing widely respected, data-driven aviation analysis, and fostering an environment that promotes the effective implementation of “NextGen,” the ongoing work to preserve America’s leadership… Read More ›

Industry, Government Leaders to Unveil Alternative Aircraft Fuels Plan, May 28

On May 28, an aviation industry Media Luncheon will be held to launch a plan to help advance the development and adoption of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels (SAJF), reflecting the industry’s long-standing commitment to emissions reduction, including the stated objectives of achieving a 2-percent improvement in efficiency per year from 2010 until 2020, carbon-neutral growth… Read More ›

ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.org Shanghai, China, April 19, 2018 – As the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) concluded its third and final day, organizers said that on several levels the show underscored the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. “This year’s ABACE, held under bright, clear skies and in new facilities,… Read More ›

NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Long-Term House FAA Reauthorization Bill

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the introduction of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4), House legislation authorizing funding and programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through 2023. “We welcome this bipartisan legislation,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “The fact that it’s a bipartisan bill increases its chances for… Read More ›

NBAA Congratulates Cirrus Aircraft on Collier Trophy for Vision Jet

Cirrus Aircraft has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy, given annually by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) for “designing, certifying and entering into service the Vision Jet ­– ­the world’s first single-engine general aviation personal jet aircraft with a whole airframe parachute system.” It was during NBAA’s 2016 Business… Read More ›

NBAA Presents American Spirit Award to Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week presented hero-pilot Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger with the association’s American Spirit Award, for speaking out in opposition to the highly controversial concept of air traffic control (ATC) privatization. “We know that when an American hero and aviation expert with 50 years’ flying experience speaks out against ATC privatization,… Read More ›

NBAA Responds to Appeals Court’s May 4 Order in SMO Petition Case

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today responded to a May 4 order from the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, delivered in connection with recent actions taken by the association to challenge an agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the City of Santa Monica, which would restrict or ultimately prohibit… Read More ›

NBAA: Appropriations Bill Boosts Aviation Investment, Highlights ATC Privatization Concerns

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed congressional passage of annual appropriations legislation that increases funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and reaffirms concerns over privatization of air traffic control (ATC). Specifically, the budgeting legislation provides robust funding for the FAA’s operational, capital and research programs: $16.41 billion in budgetary resources, totaling $127… Read More ›

NBAA Releases 2017 Top Safety Focus Areas

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today released its annual list of Top Safety Focus Areas, topics identified by the NBAA Safety Committee as primary risk-mitigation targets for all business aircraft operators. The 2017 NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas are: Loss of control inflight (LOC-I) Runway excursions Single-pilot accident rate Procedural non-compliance Ground handling collisions… Read More ›

NBAA Mourns the Passing of Astronaut, Aviation Advocate Gene Cernan

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today reflected on the passing of Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, a frequent participant in NBAA events and programs and a long-standing advocate for business aviation. “Gene Cernan is an American legend whose life will long be a source of… Read More ›

NBAA/CAN Soiree to Feature Political Duo James Carville, Mary Matalin

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is pleased to announce that political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin will be special guests at the 2016 NBAA/Corporate Angel Network (CAN) Soiree, a charity fundraising event to be held on Nov. 2, during NBAA’s annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando, FL. The political power… Read More ›

At EBACE2014, Six Companies Recognized With 2014 EBAA Safety of Flight Awards.

Six European companies have been recognized for their commitment to safe operations as recipients of the 2014 European Business Aviation Association’s (EBAA’s) Safety of Flight Awards, presented at the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014). The EBAA Safety of Flight Awards highlight the continued focus on maintaining and improving safety best practices at… Read More ›

Two Business Aviation Champions Receive 2014 European Business Aviation Awards.

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that Bernd Gans and Caspar Einem have been honored as recipients of the prestigious 2014 European Business Aviation Award. The award was presented during a luncheon on May 20, the first day of the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2014),… Read More ›

NBAA Welcomes Industry-Recommended Changes to RVSM Certification Process.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomed changes enacted on Jan. 27 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that will streamline the process for operators seeking to receive a letter of authorization (LOA) for operations in Reduced Vertical Separation Minima (RVSM) airspace above 28,000 feet MSL.NBAA representatives, who first brought the challenges related to RVSM authorization to… Read More ›

NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum Returns to White Plains.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will highlight opportunities to expand the important economic contributions of business aviation activity at Westchester County Airport (HPN) to the White Plains, NY area, already estimated at more than $613 million annually for direct and secondary employment alone, at the Association’s day-long Business Aviation Regional Forum. The NBAA Business… Read More ›

FAA Extends NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption for Members.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently agreed to continue allowing small aircraft operators that are Members of the Association to take advantage offlexibility usually available only to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes. The agency issued a two-year renewal for Exemption 7897, more commonly known as “NBAA’s Small… Read More ›

NBAA Announces Recipients of 2013 Baldwin Business Aviation Management Scholarship.

Award Presented During Leadership Conference to Recognize Aspiring Aviation Managers. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the recipients of its Donald A. Baldwin Sr. Business Aviation Management Scholarship, which benefits individuals seeking to become NBAA Certified Aviation Managers (CAMs). The scholarship, which is given annually in coordination with the family of Donald A…. Read More ›

Rep. John Mica to Speak at NBAA2012 Opening General Session.

    The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Congressman John L. Mica (R-7-FL) will be a featured speaker during the Opening General Session at NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), which runs Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at the Orange County Convention Center and Showalter Flying Service on Orlando Executive Airport… Read More ›

Steve Nielsen to Receive John Winant Award for Long-Standing Service to Industry.

      Steve Nielsen, an accomplished airman, business aviation advocate and former National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) director, is the 2012 recipient of NBAA’s prestigious John H. Winant Award.   The award will be presented as part of NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1… Read More ›

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