Special Advocacy Supplement 2009

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Recent NPNG Campaign Highlights

TV Ads

  • Nationwide placement on ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos and FOX News Sunday.
  • Advertising on NBC’s Meet the Press and CBS’s Face the Nation in select markets.
  • Washington, DC-area cable television networks, including FOX, CNN, CNBC and MSNBC.

View the TV ad at www.noplanenogain.org.

TV Interview Hits 150 Markets

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen’s interview with First Business was broadcast to 150 television affiliates nationwide, including those in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and other large media markets.

View a video clip at www.nbaa.org/videos/first-business.

TV Ads at FBOs Nationwide

Through a partnership with JetSet Media, NPNG’s TV ad is broadcast through digital displays positioned at 82 fixed base operators (FBOs) nationwide. To view the FBO ad, visit www.nbaa.org/videos/jetset-media.

Newspaper Ads

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • USA Today
  • Roll Call
  • The Hill
  • Politico

A copy of the ad is featured on the inside back cover of this Insider supplement.

Q&A Helps Quantify a Flight Department’s Value

A new question-and-answer guide, assembled by NBAA’s Corporate Aviation Management Committee and available on NBAA’s web site, provides answers to the most common questions about a company’s use of its aircraft. View this resource on NBAA’s web site at www.nbaa.org/news/backgrounders.

Special Insider Advocacy Editions

NPNG and other initiatives by NBAA to speak clearly about the value of business aviation are detailed in special advocacy-focused supplements to the March/April and May/June editions of Business Aviation Insider (like this one). View the advocacy supplements online at www.nbaa.org/insider.

NPNG Twitter Feed

Using Twitter, NPNG “tweets” each day about the latest news, commentary, video clips, blog entries and other places where the real story of business aviation is being told. Follow and tweet, using the No Plane No Gain Twitter feed at twitter.com/noplanenogain.

NBAA Calls on JetBlue to Pull Online Ad ‘Stunt’

When JetBlue Airways posted Internet ads deriding business aviation, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen called on the carrier to pull the ads, saying they were “nothing more than an attention-grabbing stunt to fill airline seats by maligning the people and businesses who spend billions with your airline and others each year.” View Bolen’s letter to JetBlue’s CEO at www.nbaa.org/news/jetblue.

Senators Praise Business Aviation

Kansas Senators Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts wrote to the White House and took to the Senate floor to praise business aviation’s value to the national interest. View a video clip at www.nbaa.org/videos/brownback.

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