Print news offers important opportunities for explaining the value of business aviation, and NBAA and GAMA have offered countless interview opportunities to news executives to discuss the industry. Below is just a sampling of the interviews and articles the two organizations have participated in since the launch of the No Plane No Gain campaign in 2009.

No Plane No Gain Message Takes Center Stage at Capitol Hill Meeting

The many positive aspects of general aviation – including business aviation – were highlighted this week at a briefing hosted by U.S. Reps. Sam Graves (R-6-MO) and Marc Veasey (D-33-TX), co-chairs of the House GA Caucus. Graves and Veasey both noted the industry’s importance, and hoped the briefing would help congressional staffers gain a better understanding of the industry’s impact on American companies and communities.

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In July, Nine Mayors Highlight Importance of General Aviation

July 10, 2019 Hundreds of mayors around the country have, to date, issued proclamations about the importance of general aviation, including business aviation, to their communities. This month, nine mayors released statements about the industry’s value. Kentucky Two Kentucky mayors issued proclamations this month, noting: “General aviation in Kentucky contributes over $1.6 billion to the […]

Rainbow Lear Jet Flies Kids in Partnership with Make-A-Wish

A business aircraft has been painted in bright, rainbow colors to for Make-A-Wish, an organization that grants wishes to seriously ill children. The Lear Jet model 35 aircraft is named the Dream Chaser 5 and it took children from Make-A-Wish on flights over their town. “Many of our employees volunteered their own time to make this project possible,” said Lynn Krogh, CEO of International Jet Aviation, the company that donated the aircraft.

New No Plane No Gain Resource Establishes ‘The Case for Business Aviation’

A new resource published by the No Plane No Gain campaign combines real-world examples of the indisputable value that business aircraft offer to companies of all sizes with proven data points demonstrating how business aviation helps save time, increase productivity and provide value. “The bottom line is that business aviation is a vital tool for companies of all sizes,” the resource states.

Video: Rep. Sam Graves Highlights Importance of Business Aviation

Rep. Sam Graves (R-6-MO) brings his experience as a commercially-rated pilot to policy discussions surrounding general aviation. He serves as the co-chair of the House General Aviation Caucus and is one of only a few pilots in Congress, making him a go-to advocate for the industry. In an interview with News-Press Now, Graves highlights some of the economic benefits of general aviation, including business aviation, including economic impact and job creation.

In June, Colorado, Washington and Several Cities Highlight Importance of General Aviation

General aviation, including business aviation, is a vital contributor to the economy in every state, and in June, the governors of Colorado and Washington officially recognized the industry for the important role it plays. Every state, in addition to hundreds of communities throughout the United States, have highlighted general aviation over the years for its contributions to the success of companies and citizens around the country.

Corporate Angel Network Transports 60,000th Patient

Corporate Angel Network (CAN) recently transported its 60,000th cancer patient to treatment. “For many patients, it is unsafe to fly on a commercial airline because treatment makes them immunocompromised, so they either face a long drive to the hospital or worse, not going to treatment at all,” said CAN’s Senior Program Manager Samantha Lohse. “We wouldn’t be able to help these patients without the generous corporations who open up their flights to us.”

Op-Ed: Business Aviation Brings Jobs, Economic Benefits to New York

In an op-ed in New York-based online news outlet, NYCAviation.com, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen describes the positive impact business aviation has on White Plains and the state of New York. “According to the New York State Department of Transportation, this sector contributes more than $90 billion annually to the state economy,” he wrote.

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In May, New York Recognizes Benefits of Business Aviation

General aviation, including business aviation, is a vital contributor to the economy in every state, and in May, the governor of New York officially recognized the industry for the important role it plays. Every state, in addition to hundreds of communities throughout the United States, has highlighted general aviation over the years for its contributions to the success of companies and citizens around the country.