January 22, 2007

Holly Clark, SPHR, CCP, Chief People Officer

As NBAA’s chief people officer, Holly Clark oversees all aspects of the human-resources process for NBAA, including recruitment, policy development, training, benefits management and compensation planning and implementation.
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January 8, 2007

City of Santa Monica Proposes to Enhance Airport Runway Safety Area

The City of Santa Monica, California, operator of Santa Monica Municipal Airport, has advanced a technical proposal to FAA’s Office of Safety and Standards in Washington, DC, which if accepted by FAA, would enhance the airport’s Runway Safety Area (RSA) situation at the airport. The current SMO airport infrastructure supports Runway 3/21 which is 4987’ in length and 150’ wide, but there is no excess airport property available to accommodate standard RSAs.
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November 16, 2006

Letter to The Charlotte Observer

The vast majority of such flights are made strictly for business purposes by diverse businesses. Some boards of directors, acting in full compliance with federal requirements, permit personal use of company aircraft to hire and retain top business talent, to efficiently manage employees' time or to provide non-cash compensation as part of a retirement package.
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October 19, 2006

NBAA Silk Scarf Award Given to FAA’s Perfetti

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has awarded Katherine Perfetti the Silk Scarf Award, which is traditionally given to individuals in recognition of special contributions to the business aviation community.
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October 17, 2006

NBAA Announces 2006 Journalism Award Recipients

ORLANDO, FL – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) presented its journalism awards this morning during its Media Kickoff Breakfast on the opening day of … Continued
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October 10, 2006

A Letter From Ken Emerick Chairman, NBAA Board of Directors, October 10, 2006

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October 4, 2006

NBAA Statement Regarding Agreement Signed by the Teterboro Airport Working Group

National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen today made the following statement about an agreement signed by a working group of airport and industry representatives concerning voluntary measures for some operations at Teterboro Airport.
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August 17, 2006

Letter to CNN’s Larry King Live

The segment on security that aired on Larry King Live on Monday, Aug. 14, was irresponsible in its lack of balance in discussing general aviation (GA) security. No organization representing general aviation was included to provide any facts about what has been, and continues to be done to harden general aviation from terrorist threats. As a result, key facts about GA security were ignored in favor of sensationalist comments from only one source, and the industry as a whole was mischaracterized.
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July 31, 2006

NBAA to Honor Archie Trammell With Meritorious Service Award and James S. Waugh With Doswell Award

WASHINGTON, DC – The Board of Directors of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has selected Archie Trammell, a radar specialist, aviation journalist and lifelong … Continued
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June 23, 2006

NBAA Calls for California Members to Oppose AB2501

California Assemblyman Ted Lieu’s (D-53) Assembly Bill 2501, if passed into law, will require the Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) to monitor turbine and turbo-prop aircraft taxi and ground operations 24 hours a day for one year beginning January 1, 2007. AB 2501, recently passed by the State Assembly, is now before the State Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing on Tuesday June 27, 2006. It then moves to the Appropriations Committee.
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May 17, 2006

Letter to The New York Times in Response to “Gilded Paychecks”

Response to the New York Times article "Executives Take Company Planes as if Their Own" ("Gilded Paychecks" series, front page, May 10):
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May 12, 2006

A Letter From Ken Emerick Chairman, NBAA Board of Directors, May 12, 2006

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March 28, 2006

Business Aviation: A Vital Part of America’s Economy and Transportation System

Contributing significantly to the national economy, state and local economies, business aviation is often an economic lifeline for areas with limited options for business transportation. Business aviation also provides vital air transportation in times of public need, including fire and rescue and medical evacuation services, and represents an essential transportation link for communities without scheduled airline service.
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March 24, 2006

Golf Tournament Documents

Among their many benefits, regional business aviation groups offer events and programs that foster communication with local communities about the importance of airports and of business aviation. NBAA's Regional Business Aviation Groups Library contains documents and sample templates to help guide your regional group in creating its own career fair, safety day, scholarship program or other event.
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March 16, 2006

Letter to The Wichita Eagle

In an attempt to promote a dubious funding scheme for America’s aviation network, a recent Eagle opinion writer (Corporate Jet Users Should Pay Fair Share, March 14) misled readers about how aviation works in America and what business aviation – a major employer in Wichita – is all about.
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February 16, 2006

Revised In-flight Contingency Procedures To Be Used In Oceanic Operations

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January 9, 2006

A Letter From Ken Emerick Chairman, NBAA Board of Directors, January 9, 2006

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December 21, 2005

FAA Issues Urgent Reminder to Air Carriers Regarding Operating in Ice Pellet/Snow Conditions

On Dec. 21, 2005, the FAA issued a reminder to airlines, charter operators and FAA inspectors that operating in ice pellet conditions with anti-icing fluids on the critical surfaces of an aircraft is contrary to FAA guidance and policy.
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December 12, 2005

Personal Entertainment Use of Corporate Owned Aircraft

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