Call put out for recognition of GA’s importance

Representing the business aviation community on a panel with fellow aviation advocates, National Business Aviation Association President Ed Bolen repeated his call for federal policies that support the industry as a primary source for America’s competitive leadership in the world.

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New York bill would exempt GA aircraft tax

The National Business Aviation Association is encouraging pilots and aircraft owners in New York to support Assembly Bill 3677 and Senate Bill 273, which would exempt general aviation aircraft purchased in the state from sales and use tax.

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#NBAA13: Honeywell forecasts slight uptick in bizav over next decade

LAS VEGAS — In its 22nd annual Business Aviation Outlook, released opening day of the National Business Aviation Association Convention, Honeywell is forecasting up to 9,250 new business jet deliveries worth over $250 billion from 2013 to 2022.

The 2013 Honeywell outlook reflects an approximate 3 to 4% increase in projected delivery value over the 2012 forecast. [Read more...]

Landmark Aviation to present donation to Able Flight at NBAA

Landmark Aviation will present a donation check to nonprofit organization Able Flight during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas.

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Harrison Ford to receive humanitarian award at NBAA2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will present actor and pilot Harrison Ford with the NBAA’s Al Ueltschi Award for Humanitarian Leadership at the Opening General Session of the association’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) in Las Vegas on Oct. 22.

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Going to NBAA? There’s an app for that

The NBAA2013 Mobile App is now available for the iPad, iPhone and Android smartphones.

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Build A Plane to present Teachers’ Day at NBAA

For the first time, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will host a Build A Plane Teachers’ Day at its annual convention next month in Las Vegas.

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Apparently we do need this tower

The “Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013” (H.R. 1765) was introduced on Friday, April 26, by Rep. Tom Latham (R-Iowa). It was signed by President Obama on Wednesday, May 1.

You see, Congress and the President can get things done…when they want to.

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Couldn’t make it to NBAA? See every aircraft that was on display

For the first time ever, the Online News Bureau of NBAA’s Annual Meeting & Convention includes a photo gallery featuring every aircraft displayed at the show, which this year was held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla.

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New study highlights the value of bizav during ‘The Great Recession’

A new study unveiled at the recent National Business Aviation Association convention shows that even during the worst economic times since the Great Depression, companies that relied on business aviation outperformed the field in important measures of shareholder value and recovered from the recession more quickly than their peers across a range of industries representing the U.S. economy. The study, “Business Aviation: Maintaining Shareholder Value Through Turbulent Times,” concludes that companies in the S&P 500 that use business aviation achieved superior financial performance in a number of key measures and also displayed superior ability to respond to the severe downturn. “This answers the question as to why so many American enterprises continue to depend upon business aviation, even in — and perhaps, especially in — tough economic times,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen (pictured). Find out more here.