|Business in Savannah |
Cantwell Tours Gulfstream Aerospace
Jul 19, 2014Senator Maria Cantwell traveled to Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah to help emphasize the importance of business aviation. Gulfstream supports more than 10,000 jobs in Georgia alone, and contributes to one of America’s leading exports.
Flying in for Economic Expansion
Jul 07, 2014Business aviation activity at small airports helps support local economic development and job creation in communities like Penn Yan, NY.
|Herald Business Journal |
Glasair Puts Teens Behind the Wrench
Jun 25, 2014Four Las Vegas high school students have been flown to Arlington, Washington to build an airplane in two weeks, gain specialized occupational skills and learn about career options in the field of aviation. The program, an initiative of GAMA and several aviation manufacturers, is yet another example of the business aviation industry encouraging the education, especially STEM education, of young people.
|Blue Ridge Now|
Company to Offer Charter from Asheville Airport
Jun 17, 2014The expansion of Bloom Business Jets, an Asheville, NC-based aircraft-charter company, demonstrates how business aviation is valued by entrepreneurs and companies for providing efficient travel, often among smaller towns and communities. Business aircraft often provide the most efficient way to get from point A to point B, travel to areas not served by commercial flights, minimize travel down-time and attend meetings in multiple locations in a single day.
|No Plane No Gain|
NBAA Provides Updates on Latest From No Plane No Gain Campaign Through Aviation Media
Jun 13, 2014NBAA and GAMA know it’s important for people in the business aviation community to be apprised about the two associations’ work to advance the message of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign. That’s why NBAA routinely contributes updates about the campaign’s progress to a host of publications with loyal readerships in a variety of industry segments.
|Wall Street Journal|
Business Aviation Helps Our Economy
Jun 09, 2014NBAA’s Ed Bolen lays out the reasons why business aviation is so beneficial to the business community in a letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal. Business aviation allows a company to visit multiple locations in a day and facilitate face-to-face communication, thus ensuring the most effective relationships with customers and business partners.
Governor Proclaims June “General Aviation Appreciation” Month
Jun 03, 2014Governor Dennis Daugaard’s proclamation illustrates the importance of business aviation in South Dakota. In such a large state, business aviation provides a strategic advantage for companies to travel to clients or customers in the most efficient and effective way, and a cost-effective way to do business.
|Juneau County Star-Times |
Airports are Quiet Lifeblood of Rural Economy
May 31, 2014Rural airports, like the Reedsburg Municipal Airport in Wisconsin, give communities access to the broader world through business aviation. Business aviation provides jobs in places like Reedsburg, and allows companies to compete in an increasingly global market place without leaving their hometowns.
|No Plane No Gain|
'Top Ten' Advocacy Resource to be Featured at RTCA Symposium
May 16, 2014Attendees of the upcoming RTCA 2014 Global Aviation
Symposium will each receive a copy of NBAA's Top Ten booklet, emphasizing to these
influential aviation policymakers the important roles that business aviation
plays to cities, companies and communities nationwide.
|The Bismarck Tribune|
More Businessmen are taking to the Air in North Dakota
May 13, 2014Businesses are taking to the air as the economy grows in North Dakota. For many, flying has become a necessity to stay competitive. Especially in the upper-Midwest where driving distances are long, business aviation helps entrepreneurs keep a tight schedule and save time.
|Fox Business |
Growing a Business, but Maintaining Your Values
May 12, 2014Denise Wilson, founder and CEO of aviation charter company Desert Jet, gives some insight into the kind of entrepreneurial spirit in the business aviation industry in her interview with Fox Business.
|No Plane No Gain|
No Plane No Gain Resources Highlight Business Aviation’s Value In Virginia
May 09, 2014Just as the versatility and access to more airports makes business aviation a timesaving resource for companies, governmental entities benefit from the use of business aircraft in operating more efficiently and effectively. These benefits were showcased in a Virginia Department of Aviation Open House recently.
|Houston Chronicle |
Conroe's Regional Airport Takes Off as Business Opportunities Boom in the North
May 09, 2014Business is booming on the north side of Houston, and Lone Star Executive Airport is at the heart of it. Business aviation has always been a significant source of job creation nationally, and at this Houston airport, it has been a driving force for the area's economic development, encouraging local investment and job creation.
|The Tribune |
Aviation Consultants Inc.: A Company That Soars
May 07, 2014From a humble beginning as a one-person operation, Aviation Consultants Inc. (ACI) has grown into a successful business aviation provider with 85 employees. ACI’s president says their clientele includes many “up-and-coming firms” that see business aviation as a timesaving travel option, especially when doing business in remote areas.
Business Jet Deliveries Climb 19 Percent
May 02, 2014Business jet deliveries grew 19% in the first quarter of 2014, over the same period of time the previous year. This is great news for the 1.2 million Americans whose jobs are supported by business aircraft manufacturing – one of the only segments of the U.S. manufacturing sector that continues to have a positive balance of trade.
ABACE Provides Opportunity to Share No Plane Message
Apr 17, 2014The importance of business aviation in helping companies of all sizes remain nimble and competitive is a key theme of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, and a message that truly resonates across the globe. In the days leading up to the start of the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (ABACE2014) advertisements in the Asia edition of The Wall Street Journal shared this message with regional business leaders, key government officials, and other attendees of ABACE2014.
|New York Times |
Business Aviation Isn’t a ‘Taker’
Apr 07, 2014NBAA’s Ed Bolen sets the record straight about business aviation in a letter to the editor in the New York Times. Business aviation is an important investment for companies of all sizes and, like other business tools, increases productivity—points that were unfortunately missed in a recent column.
Letter: General aviation is blessing
Apr 03, 2014In addition to its value as an economic driver, business aviation plays a critical role in non-profit and humanitarian efforts across the country, providing essential, sometimes lifesaving services to people in need. In this op-ed, Philip Thomas of Monroe, Louisiana discusses the use of his small aircraft in both his non-profit organization, Pilots for Patients, and his business, Precision Paper & Board.
Aerospace Manufacturing Takes Off in South
Apr 02, 2014America leads the world in the field of business airplane manufacture, which accounts for over a million jobs - a fact recognized by officials in Georgia, who recently agreed to provide nearly $30 million in incentives including job training to encourage Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. to expand its operations in Savannah.
NBAA Sets Newspaper Straight on Business Aviation
Mar 19, 2014Business aviation is a key to business productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness. In his recent op-ed, Ed Bolen, President and CEO of NBAA, writes about the ways in which business aviation is a necessity to small and mid-size businesses across the country, and clarifies misconceptions about the industry.
Drastic Changes Affect North Dakota Airports
Mar 14, 2014North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple declared March Aviation Appreciation Month, noting that Mandan Municipal Airport – which is home to general aviation activity, including for business reasons, has an annual economic impact of $4.4 million. Overall, general aviation, including business aviation generates $131 million for North Dakota’s economy each year.
|The Mid Hudson News|
Study makes recommendations to improve operation of Dutchess County Airport
Mar 07, 2014No Plane No Gain advocates for the advantages created by business aviation, a vital industry that supports numerous jobs and generates a strong economic impact in communities across the country. Dutchess County Airport in Wappinger, New York provides an annual economic impact of more than $44 million to the surrounding area, an amount the county hopes to increase by further investing in the general aviation facility.
|No Plane No Gain|
No Plane No Gain ‘Top Ten’ Booklet Continues to Prove a Valuable Advocacy Tool
Feb 28, 2014The No Plane No Gain "Top Ten" booklet continues to be an essential advocacy resource in the business aviation community. Featuring internationally-recognized business leaders speaking to the importance of business aviation to their companies’ productivity and efficiency, the booklet’s message makes clear to policymakers and opinion leaders the value of a business airplane to companies of all sizes.
|Mississippi Business Journal|
General aviation has big impact across the state
Feb 17, 2014Olive Branch Airport, the busiest airport in the state of Mississippi, is a prime example of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, which asserts that business aviation is vital to the economy at the local, state and national levels. Olive Branch alone contributes an annual economic impact of $860 million to Mississippi's economy, and is growing every year.
|Preliminary Concepts Visualize Airport Development|
Feb 14, 2014An "economic driver for the community," Fremont Municipal Airport contributes over $5.6 million annually to the local economy— a number that airport officials expect to grow. The No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign asserts that local airports and business aviation are critical for economic growth and job creation.
|Congressional Hearing Offers Opportunity to Share No Plane No Gain Message|
Feb 07, 2014A hearing this week before the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee, provided NBAA and GAMA Member Companies an opportunity to remind lawmakers of the industry's value, in particular the value of business aviation as a job creator and competitive tool for small companies.
|Baker City Herald|
General Aviation Vital to Economy
Feb 04, 2014The No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign focuses on the economic growth, job creation, and increased productivity that stems from business aviation. According to a recent article in the Baker City Herald, general aviation in Oregon supports $3 billion in business sales annually as well as over 35,000 jobs in the state. Companies such as Beef Northwest rely on business aviation to save time and manpower, crucial factors to the growth of the company.
New plan sets sights on future of airport
Jan 18, 2014In recognition of the critical importance of business aviation to Texas, Montgomery County Commissioners have called for a new business plan for Lone Star Executive Airport to identify ways to maximize revenue for thelocal economy. As the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign has shown, business aviation and local airports are drivers of economic growth for communities and businesses across the country.
|Sedalia News Journal|
Positive Numbers Reflect Economic Impact of Sedalia Regional Airport
Jan 17, 2014Sedalia Regional Airport plays a big role in a small town, according to a recent study by the Missouri Department of Transportation. The airport has an annual economic impact of over $3 million, much of which comes from direct wages and sales generated by on-airport business activity. As has been shown by the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, business aviation is crucial to the economic well-being of towns and businesses across the country, like the Missouri community surrounding this airport.
|The Denver Post|
Adams County pumps millions into struggling Front Range Airport
Jan 14, 2014The No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign highlights the value of business aviation, and its critical importance to the economic growth of towns and communities. For Adams County in Colorado, the Front Range Airport is more important than ever in supporting hundreds of jobs and driving the economic prosperity of local businesses.
|Atlanta Business Chronicle|
Gulfstream to build Georgia distribution center
Jan 08, 2014The No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign has repeatedly shown business aviation is a major job creator in the U.S. That reality is highlighted by this article, about the construction of a new distribution center for Gulfstream, a manufacturer of business aircraft. The center is expected to provide at least 300 new jobs.
|Jacksonville Business Journal|
Florida soars in attracting the aviation industry, study says
Dec 31, 2013According to a new study, Florida is considered the most attractive state in the country for the aviation industry to operate out of. As the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign has shown, the industry provides over a million high-paying jobs, generates revenue for local economies, and is a central part of the nation's manufacturing sector.
No Plane No Gain: Sampling of 2010 Coverage
Since the launch of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, a concerted effort has been made to deliver the message about the importance of business aviation through national and local news outlets. This sampling of national and local television coverage in 2010, highlights the campaign's effectiveness in communicating the industry's importance.
NBAA's Bolen on Fox Business Network
Click here to see Ed Bolen, President and CEO of NBAA, in an interview on Fox Business Network
NBAA's Bolen on DC's Newschannel 8
In an interview with Newschannel 8, Bolen explains that "... business aviation is prudent, cost-effective, and oftentimes, the only way to get where you're going."