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.
Following the conclusion of the 2015 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2015), the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today said the event was the strongest edition of the show in its 10-year history.
Once signed by the governor, the budget agreement will exempt from New York sales and use tax, sales of general aviation aircraft, and machinery or equipment that is installed on those aircraft beginning on Sept. 1, 2015.
The exemption, which is available only to NBAA members operating in the U.S., allows operators of small aircraft to take advantage of the flexibility usually offered to operators of larger, turbine-powered airplanes.
Committee also highlighted several other safety hazards, including airspace complexities; birds and wildlife; distraction and technology management; fatigue; ground handling collisions; procedural non-compliance; and single-pilot task saturation.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen and other signatories requested the addition of language under the FAA Operations section of the reauthorization measure ensuring that, “not less than $154,400,000 shall be for the fully funded and cost-share towers in...
Washington, DC, March 12, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) congratulates Christopher Hart on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate today as the 13th chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the introduction of congressional legislation to allow private pilots, in certain instances, to use a driver’s license in lieu of a Federal Aviation...
Washington, DC, Feb. 23, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the recipients of its Donald A. Baldwin, Sr. Business Aviation Management Scholarships, which benefit individuals seeking to become NBAA Certified...
The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, determined that general aviation supports 1.1 million total jobs and supplies $219 billion in total economic output in the United States. These numbers include direct, indirect, induced and enabled impacts.
The event concluded Friday, Feb. 6 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA with a record 2,700-plus people attending, a groundbreaking live-action business aviation emergency response drill, and five days of in-depth educational opportunities.
The goal is to further advance the understanding among these front-line business aviation flight operations professionals about the importance of their "command center" responsibilities in an emergency and the value of training in best practices
These training awards promote the career development of current and aspiring schedulers and dispatchers. The recipients will be recognized during the 2015 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, Feb. 3 to 6 in San Jose, CA.
The exclusion of per-flight user fees for general aviation from President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget reflected progress on the issue, although a renewed call for lengthening business aircraft depreciation schedules presents a continuing challenge