October 22, 2020

NBAA’s Bolen Underscores Safety Commitment With Bombardier Standdown Participants

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen thanked Bombardier for its leadership on safety issues during the company’s annual Safety Standdown on Oct. 21, 2020.
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October 21, 2020

NBAA Promotes Business Aviation Careers at Virtual Events Across the Country

NBAA has redoubled its efforts to virtually reach out to college and university students as COVID-19 restricts in-person gatherings.
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October 21, 2020

NBAA GO Virtual Aviation Tax Review Considers the Complexities of Aircraft Transactions

The Oct. 20, 2020, live session in the NBAA GO Virtual Tax & Transactions Review examined tax aspects of a successful aircraft transaction.
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October 21, 2020

NEC ACR Optimization Project Timeline Slips Due to Pandemic

The FAA's Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes (NEC ACR) optimization project enables greater use of offshore route options, reduces offshore vectoring and better segregates overflight traffic.
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October 21, 2020

NBAA Part of New Task Force Seeking to ‘Capture the Imagination’ of Young People

The FAA’s new Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force recently held its first public meeting. Jo Damato, CAM, NBAA’s vice president of educational strategy and workforce development, is a member of the new task force.
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Sept/Oct 2020

Seeing the Big Picture: Balancing Automation and Pilot Skills

Avoiding overreliance on automation and loss of situational awareness are among the risks of flying technologically advanced aircraft.
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October 19, 2020

FAA Final Rule Modernizes Regulations and Licensing of Commercial Space Travel

The Streamlined Launch and Reentry Licensing Final Rule applies one set of licensing and safety regulations to all types of commercial space vehicle operations.
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October 19, 2020

New Resource Outlines Best Practices for Small Flight Department Maintenance

For operators that don’t have a full-time technician, this new NBAA members-only resource provides guidance on how to manage maintenance effectively and cost-efficiently.
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October 19, 2020

NBAA’s Bolen Reappointed to NextGen Advisory Committee

On Sept. 25, 2020, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen was reappointed to the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC), where he will continue to represent business aviation.
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October 19, 2020

Masters Golf Tournament 2020

The FAA has released an air traffic procedures NOTAM for the Masters Golf Tournament, which will be held in the Augusta, GA area the week of Nov. 9-16, 2020.
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October 19, 2020

Podcast: More Flight Plan Tips & Tricks

Four experts offer advice on how to make sure you get the routing you want, while avoiding the pitfalls of the flight planning process.
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October 16, 2020

NBAA News Hour Explores Common ‘Gotchas’ with MELs and Deferred Maintenance

NBAA News Hour on Oct. 16 examined the deferred maintenance items allowable under regulations, comparing minimum equipment lists (MELs), non-essential furnishing lists (NEFs), configuration deviation lists (CDLs) and other regulatory requirements.
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October 16, 2020

Despite SMO Decision, NBAA Remains Committed to Defending All Airports

Despite a U.S. district court dismissing a case filed by NBAA and other stakeholders for judicial review of the 2017 settlement agreement between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, NBAA remains committed to defending Santa Monica Airport (SMO) and other airfields across the country.
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October 16, 2020

Bolen: Value Proposition for Business Aviation Improving

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen and fellow general aviation (GA) leaders discussed new trends and priorities for the industry on an Oct. 15 webinar hosted by the National Aircraft Finance Association.
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October 14, 2020

NBAA Outlines Some Concerns Over EPA’s Proposed Changes to CO² Standards

NBAA supports an EPA proposal to match U.S. standards for greenhouse gas emission standards for certain new commercial airplanes with the ICAO standards adopted in 2017 for airplane carbon dioxide emissions.
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October 14, 2020

NBAA Begins Virtual Aviation Tax Review with Deprecation Session

NBAA’s Virtual Aviation Tax & Transactions Review launched Oct. 13, 2020, with an informative live session on the complex issues surrounding tax depreciation and deductions for business aircraft.
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October 13, 2020

NBAA News Hour Shares Tips for Flight Planning

A recent NBAA News Hour webinar examined the importance of pre-flight planning and those “gotchas” when it comes to operating in the National Airspace System that could potentially be avoided.
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October 13, 2020

New ICAO Oceanic In-Flight Contingency Procedures Take Effect Next Month

Changes to ICAO Document 4444 - Procedures for Air Navigation Services-Air Traffic Management - will usher in new in-flight contingency procedures in oceanic airspace. The changes, which are significant, will take effect Nov. 5, 2020.
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October 13, 2020

NBAA, GA Coalition Urge Congress to Protect Industry’s Critical Contribution to U.S. Economy

NBAA and a coalition of general aviation advocates want lawmakers to build on the success of the CARES Act by providing additional relief for business aviation companies and general aviation airports that our vital to the U.S. economy.
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October 12, 2020

Podcast: Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Across Business Aviation

NBAA is helping advance these initiatives, which have been shown to make organizations safer and more productive and profitable.
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