SCTAC is Now Economic Development Engine
Oct 11, 2014The South Carolina Technology & Aviation Center utilizes and provides access to business aviation, and today consist of 99 companies with an annual economic impact of $2 billion to the state.
Survey: Bizjets Used for Time Efficiency, Not Luxury
Oct 07, 2014A recent survey confirmed, once again, that companies use business aviation for its efficiency as a time saving tool and its ability to serve more airports and give access to more communities than commercial aviation.
A Tool to Help Development Take Off
Oct 05, 2014Business aviation has significant economic ties to Chautauqua County and supports the growth of local businesses. Across the country, business aviation is a valuable resource for economic development and job creation at the local level.
Forget Comfort- These are the Real Advantages of Private Jets
Oct 03, 2014Business aviation means less time on the ground, faster and more direct trips and the ability to work without fear of corporate espionage. Companies of all sizes choose business aviation for its practical advantages and time-saving ability.
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Five-Year Milestone: No Plane No Gain’s Web Presence Continues to Grow
Oct 03, 2014In the five years since its launch, No Plane No Gain has utilized a strong Internet presence to communicate the importance of business aviation to policymakers and opinion leaders, and also to provide advocacy resources for people in the business aviation community.
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Five-Year Milestones: No Plane No Gain Campaign’s Prominent, Effective Voices
Sep 30, 2014Over the past five years, a number of business leaders have partnered with No Plane No Gain to communicate the utility of business aviation to the operations of their companies. In sharing their testimonials, these business leaders have echoed the core tenants of the No Plane No Gain campaign, and put a human face on a $150 million-a-year American industry.
|Wyoming Tribune Eagle|
Aviation is Incredibly Important to Us All
Sep 30, 2014Business aviation is not only an efficient tool for businesses, it also serves as a medical lifeline to rural communities, providing crucial access where it is needed most.
|Middlesboro Daily News|
General Aviation a Key Tool
Sep 22, 2014Mainstream Commercial Divers' use of business aviation allows them to react quickly and efficiently to important infrastructure projects across the country.
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Cancer Survivors Learn Firsthand the Thrill of Aviation
Sep 18, 2014Ben Walton, owner of NBAA-Member Company Summit Aviation in Bozeman, Montana, recently hosted a week-long aviation camp for young adult cancer survivors to experience flying over Yellowstone National Park and even take over the controls. Walton has shown us once again that the business aviation community supports great philanthropic work across the country.
|Savannah Morning News |
Gulfstream to Build $33 Million Paint Facility, Add 100 Jobs
Sep 10, 2014Gulfstream employs more than 10,000 people in Georgia and recently announced plans to create at least 100 new jobs. This news is further evidence that business aviation is a job creator and an economic engine, not just in Georgia, but across the country.
General Aviation: One of the Gem State's Obscure Beauties
Sep 09, 2014In Idaho, Governor Butch Otter has declared the week of August 17-23 to be Aviation Week; this is an opportunity to recognize the important benefits that business aviation brings to the state of Idaho. In rural areas, business aviation is especially important, allowing companies to compete on a national level.
|Valley News Live|
Students Get Aviation Industry's V.I.P. Treatment
Sep 05, 2014In an event sponsored by GAMA, eager high school students were flown into Grand Forks, ND to meet with aviation businesses and discuss the many exciting and rewarding career opportunities in the aviation field.
|The Times and Democrat|
Aviation and Aerospace; S.C. is Flying High
Aug 25, 2014Business aviation has become an integral part of South Carolina's economy. The economic benefits business aviation provides, both through aviation facilities and as a tool for other South Carolina businesses, has made the state more prosperous.
|The Huntsville Times|
NBAA Sets The Record Straight on Business Aviation’s Benefits
Aug 24, 2014When the Huntsville [AL] Times newspaper recently printed an opinion piece critical of business aviation use by the state's governor, NBAA’s Ed Bolen responded with this piece, explaining how the benefits of business aviation for entrepreneurs and companies also accrue to public officials with demanding business-travel needs.
|Bristol Herald Courier|
Bell Helicopter Touts Aviation Jobs During Tour By Ramsey, Others
Aug 19, 2014Business aviation not only supports the economy, it has huge positive impacts on communities. There has been a growth of new jobs in northeast Tennessee, new STEM education programs, and more business in general thanks to business aviation.
|Wichita Business Journal |
Numbers Pointing in the Right Direction for Business Aviation Industry
Aug 04, 2014New data from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association provides reason for optimism for more than a million hard-working Americans employed in the business aviation industry. GAMA, which co-sponsors the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, reports that business jet deliveries are up 12.4 percent over the same period on 2013.
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Helping General Aviation Take-Off
Aug 04, 2014In a newspaper column that also appears on his official blog, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-4-IN) highlights the value of business aviation, citing themes from the No Plane No Gain campaign.
Officials Stump for Airplane Maker
Aug 01, 2014Local city officials in Lake County understand that the manufacture of small aircraft can be big business. The introduction of Lake Aircraft would mean hundreds of skilled jobs, as well as more growth in the local economy.
|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.
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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.
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'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.
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."