NATA Announces New Educational Week in 2009

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is proud to announce its new "Educational Week," held in conjunction with the 12th annual Aviation Industry Expo (AIE) at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 10-12, 2009. AIE is managed by Cygnus Expositions, the tradeshow division of Cygnus Business Media.

NATA will offer a series of workshops and seminars designed specifically to improve the performance and profitability of FBOs, ground support and maintenance businesses. A wide variety of informative and valuable topics will feature nationally and industry recognized experts providing the latest intelligence, tactics, and strategies to maximize business success in this unstable economic market.

"This new educational opportunity is an integral part of Aviation Industry Expo, answering our members' desire for continued training," says NATA President James K. Coyne.

The 2009 agenda includes the following seminars and workshops:

  • Line Service Supervisor Training Seminar
  • Financial Management Tools & Techniques for Aviation Service
  • Businesses Seminar
  • NATA Safety 1st Trainer Seminar
  • Safety and Health Training for Ground Operations and Risk
  • Management Seminar
  • Customer Service Excellence Workshop
  • Environmental Compliance Seminar
  • Aviation Management - Innovation through Technology Workshop

"As the voice of the FBO market, NATA continues to be a key component of Aviation Industry Expo," says Jill Ryan, Cygnus Expositions senior group show director. "Because the business and operational needs of an FBO are diverse, and the needs of our attendees has changed, NATA has specifically designed this multi-tiered educational event to answer the demands of industry professionals who must constantly learn new strategies and regulatory policies to keep their businesses growing."

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