Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 8,000 Member Companies of all sizes and located across the country. NBAA provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world's largest civil aviation trade show.
With the 2014 midterm elections over, NBAA and more than 500 other industry groups urged Congress to make extending several expired or expiring tax provisions – including accelerated depreciation – a top priority.
NBAA2014 featured about 1,100 exhibitors in the Orange County Convention Center. And, more than 100 aircraft were displayed in several locations – at a sold-out static display at Orlando Executive Airport, with more than 26,000 attendees.
“Business Leaders on Business Aviation” features a record number of chief executives from companies of all sizes, from all across the country, that show their support for business aviation and the value it brings to their organizations.
The new officers are: T. James Buchanan, CAM, director – flight operations administration for AT&T, who will serve as chair; and Rick Mrkacek, CAM, manager, flight operations at Country Financial, who will serve as secretary/treasurer.
NBAA today praised John S. Pistole for his distinguished public service and steadfast support in maintaining aviation security, while preserving the flexibility that is a hallmark of business aviation.
Shuster serves as chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, a role that includes legislative oversight of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The dedicated career day, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, will feature education sessions and tours, and is open to middle school, high school and college students across the U.S. who are interested in business aviation
He will be a featured speaker at second day Opening Session of NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014), which runs Oct. 21 to 23 at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, FL.
NBAA's 2014 Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership will be presented to these organizations on Oct. 21 during the Opening General Session of the 2014 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014) in Orlando, FL.
Kathleen Blouin, the Association's former senior vice president of conventions and forums, and William H. "Bill" Stine II, NBAA's former director of international operations, will each receive NBAA’s Pillar of the Association Award.
The publication provides an overview of new light business airplanes (LBAs) currently in production, and is a valuable tool in helping business people who rely on or are looking to invest in light airplanes.
The statement emphasized that certifications and approvals are fundamental to all aviation segments, and that further improvements are needed to support business aviation’s environmental, economic and safety concerns.