NBAA Announces Press Conference Schedule for NBAA 54th Annual Meeting and Convention

Contact: Cassandra Bosco

Washington, DC, November 28, 2001 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces its Press Conference schedule for the NBAA 54th Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held December 12 to 14, 2001, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Press Conferences begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, one day before the Convention officially opens.

We invite the media to attend the NBAA Kickoff Media Breakfast on Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. in Room 391 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for some very special presentations,” said NBAA President Jack Olcott. “We’ll also be announcing the recipients of this year’s NBAA Gold Wing Awards for Journalism Excellence and NBAA Platinum Wing Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The NBAA Press Room, co-sponsored this year by Bombardier Aerospace and THALES Avionique, will open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11 in Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 388. For more information or to obtain press credentials, please contact NBAA at (202) 783-9454. Members of the press also may register via NBAA’s Web site at

A copy of the 2001 Press Conference schedule is posted on the NBAA Web site at

NBAA represents the aviation interests of nearly 7,000 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.