March 7, 2011

Eurocontrol Launches EU ETS Support Facility

The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) Eurocontrol ETS Support Facility will be launched around February 14, 2011 to aircraft operators, and more specifically to small emitters, wishing to report their emissions through the simplified monitoring procedure.
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March 6, 2011

Wyoming Is Latest State to Recognize Business Aviation Value

On June 27, 2011, Wyoming became the 29th state to recognize the value of business aviation.
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March 3, 2011

Airports Take Various Approaches to Disposing of International Trash

Trash on business aircraft that is brought into the country from outside U.S. borders can't be treated the same as garbage from within the U.S., and airport officials across the country have varying approaches for complying with disposal procedures.
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March 1, 2011

Delaware Proclaims Aviation Month

Delaware Governor Jack A. Markell and Lt. Governor Matthew Denn declared July 2011 as General Aviation Appreciation Month in the state.
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February 28, 2011

Nighttime Ban at California Airports Won’t Fly, NBAA Tells Congressmen

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen sent a letter to four California congressmen saying that a proposed ban on nighttime flights at Bob Hope Burbank (BUR) and Van Nuys (VNY) Airports in the state hurt local businesses and severely impede interstate air commerce.
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February 28, 2011

NBAA Calls for Fairness in FAA Certificate Suspension Reviews

A request for basic fairness is at the heart NBAA's recent call for NTSB officials to revise the appeals process for those whose FAA certificate is subject to an emergency suspension by the FAA.
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February 28, 2011

Companies Say NBAA’s Flying Safety Award is Worth the Application

NBAA's Flying Safety Awards recognize Member Companies for exceptional achievement in maintaining safe flying operations - and industry professionals say the recognition amounts to more than just words on paper.
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February 28, 2011

Aero Club of Washington Remarks by Ed Bolen President and CEO, National Business Aviation Association

Speaking to a major aviation policy forum in Washington, DC NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen said aviation would be key to defining America's leadership in an increasingly global economy, and outlined five priorities to ensure the industry's continued success.
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February 28, 2011

TSA Adds New Flexibility to DCA Access Program

Based on feedback from NBAA and operators approved to conduct flights into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, greater flexibility will now be provided for general aviation operations at DCA.
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February 25, 2011

Customs Services Return Investment to Local Airports, Communities

As business aviation becomes increasingly global in nature, the demand for customs services at community airports has been rising. Having clearances available helps make an airport (and surrounding community) more attractive to businesses.
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February 25, 2011

New Hampshire Group Advocates for Local Airports

The Granite State Airport Managers Association (GSAMA) holds its third 'GSAMA at the Capital Day' on March 16 to educate legislators about the importance of community airports to New Hampshire's economy. Dean Saucier, NBAA's northeast regional representative, provided 200 copies of the NBAA Business Aviation Fact Book and the NBAA Airports Handbook for GSAMA representatives to share with legislators.
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February 23, 2011

After Two Difficult Years, Charter Companies See Modest Recovery

The charter industry's shift into positive growth is mirroring the trend seen in business aviation overall.
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February 23, 2011

Business Aviation Milestone: February 1979 Armstrong Breaks Altitude Record

In February 2011, business aviation celebrated the 32nd anniversary of a world record for altitude in a business jet. Made by No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign spokesman Neil Armstrong on February 21, 1979, the flight reached 51,131 feet over the Atlantic Ocean, in the process breaking five world records for business jets.
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February 22, 2011

Business Aviation Data Prompts Cautious Optimism From Industry Leaders

At Washington, DC press conference, Pete Bunce, GAMA President and CEO, was joined by John Rosanvallon, GAMA Chairman, and president and CEO of Dassault Falcon, in discussing data and trends impacting the industry in the U.S. and worldwide..
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February 15, 2011

BARR Program Update from Ed Bolen

The DOT has informed NBAA that, prior to making any decision to limit eligibility for the BARR program, it will issue a notice inviting interested persons to submit comments on such limitations.
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February 9, 2011

Written Testimony to Congress of Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO, on FAA Reauthorization

View the testimony given by Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO, on FAA Reauthorization to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Aviation, Washington, DC.
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February 7, 2011

Important Notice About the BARR Program from Ed Bolen

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering the establishment of onerous limitations to the Blocked Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) through implementation of a security-related eligibility requirement, both for current participants and for entities that may seek to participate in the future.
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February 7, 2011

Mission: Egypt – A Business Aviation Front-Line Account

As civil unrest disrupts business in Egypt, this article looks at the evacuation missions one charter company is flying into the country.
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February 7, 2011

Exhibitors Visit Las Vegas as Momentum Builds for NBAA2011

In preparation for NBAA2011 in Las Vegas, NV, the Association's convention staff conducted a site visit for show Exhibitors that included the convention center, airport and other facilities.
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February 4, 2011

CABA Video Promotes Business Aviation’s Benefits

A new video produced by the Colorado Business Aviation Association (CABA) takes the
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