The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with five other aviation stakeholders to file a motion March 6, 2017, before the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, requesting a stay against the FAA and an injunction against the city of Santa Monica, California, preventing any further actions to reduce the length of the runway and to curtail operations at Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), while the court reviews an unprecedented settlement agreement between the FAA and the city. [Read more…]
The Virginia legislature recently passed a measure to exempt aircraft parts and maintenance from sales and use tax.
The bill, HB 1738, was recently passed by the state Senate, following its earlier passage by the House with overwhelming support. The legislation now goes to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for his signature. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has joined with five other groups and aviation businesses to petition the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, asking the court to review the recent agreement between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, California, over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO). [Read more…]
The National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition — one of the biggest shows in general aviation — kicks off today in Orlando. More than 27,000 aviation professionals are expected to attend the show, which features more than 1,100 exhibitors. Expect a lot of news about new products to come out of the show, which will feature online and in our Nov. 17 print issue.
The Nevada Business Aviation Association (NVBAA) has developed an outreach program to introduce aviation to local students.
What began as an after-school aviation club at a high school in Clark County has in three years grown into an aviation science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education outreach initiative, according to a report from the National Business Aviation Association. [Read more…]
A new Harris Poll survey commissioned by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has confirmed that business aviation is utilized mainly by small and medium-size companies that typically fly turboprops or small jets to maximize employee efficiency and productivity while providing travel schedule flexibility.
The poll, released at last week’s NBAA Convention in Las Vegas, also confirmed that a broad mix of employees – not primarily top executives – fly on business aircraft, which usually travel to community airports that usually have little or no scheduled airline service. [Read more…]
If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas this week for the National Business Aviation Association‘s annual convention — one of the biggest in aviation – you can go there virtually, thanks to a photo gallery on the association’s website. It features everything from aircraft on display to shots of the exhibit hall.
The official mobile app for the National Business Aviation Association’s Convention & Exhibition — NBAA2015 — is now available. [Read more…]