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.

Expansion at Florida Airport Would Lead to Significant Economic Benefits

Airport officials and city leaders are engaged in discussions to improve St. Petersburg, FL-based Albert Whitted Airport (SPG). Headlining those efforts is a proposal to expand the airport’s longest runway from its current 3,677-foot length by extending it further into Tampa Bay, as part of a new master plan now under development outlining the airport’s growth over the next decade.

Two Cities Highlight Business Aviation in February Proclamations

Mayors in two U.S. cities issued proclamations recently highlighting business aviation as a vital asset to their cities and states. All city leaders indicated that as part of the broader general aviation economic impact, business aviation continues to bring vitality to their communities.

New Study Finds Business Aviation Vital to Companies, Communities

Feb. 19, 2020 Study Reveals General Aviation Supports Over 1.1 Million Jobs and $247 Billion in Economic Output A group of seven general aviation associations – including NBAA and GAMA – welcomed an updated study detailing the contributions of general aviation to the U.S. economy. The study, conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, found that the industry […]

Study: Scottsdale Airport an Economic Driver in Arizona

Feb. 18, 2020 Scottsdale Airport (SDL) is an important economic asset for the city of Scottsdale, AZ and the entire region. The airport is home to 463 based aircraft, including more than 168 business jets, supporting companies and economic development in the Scottsdale Airpark and throughout the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. According to the report, […]

General Aviation Vital for Healthcare in Montana

Feb. 14, 2020 Patients in rural communities would be cut off from life-saving treatment, if not for Montana’s network of airports and general aviation, declared Randy Laird, manager of the MedFlight Air Ambulance for the Billings Clinic, in a guest column that appeared in several Montana publications. “It is easy to understand the immense value […]