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NBAA 53rd Annual Meeting & Convention Has Impressive Showing

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, October 12, 2000 - The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 53rd Annual Meeting & Convention, held on October 10 to 12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, closed with a total of 29,421 Attendees viewing the products and services of 965 Exhibitors in 4,750 10-foot by 10-foot booth spaces. In addition, there were 150 aircraft on Static Display at Lakefront Airport.

The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the business aviation industry’s largest and most efficient annual gathering of buyers and sellers. It often is the only opportunity during the year to do direct, side-by-side comparisons of nearly every product and service available to company flight departments. It also is the industry’s leading venue for new product announcements and introductions, as well as a forum for numerous informational seminars.

The Association will be returning to New Orleans again next year for the 54th Annual Meeting & Convention on September 18 through 20, 2001, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. For Attendee or Exhibitor information, contact the Association at (202) 783-9000 or visit the NBAA Web site at www.nbaa.org.

NBAA represents the aviation interests of over 6,200 companies which own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation. NBAA Member Companies earn annual revenues approaching $5 trillion — a number that is about half the gross domestic product — and employ more than 19 million people worldwide. The NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention is the world's largest display of civil aviation products and services.