Don Baldwin to Remain Chairman of NBAA

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, December 12, 2003 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Chairman of the Board Donald E. Baldwin has accepted a position on the Board of NBAA Member The Whitewind Company. Baldwin has resigned his current position with the Coca-Cola flight department effective December 30, 2003. In accordance with the NBAA Bylaws, Baldwin will retain his chairmanship with no interruption in leadership.

NBAA’s Executive Committee is composed of Baldwin, Kenneth E. Emerick of GM Worldwide Travel Services as Vice Chairman, Jeffrey W. Lee of IBM Corporation as Treasurer, George A. Saling of Altria Corporate Services as Immediate Past Chairman, and Shelley A. Longmuir as NBAA President and CEO.

NBAA represents the aviation interests of more than 7,500 companies that 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.

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