Veteran political couple Mary Matalin and James Carville appeared at this year’s event to share their thoughts on the upcoming election. As expected, their disparate political views made for some lively debate. The two agreed on one thing, however: the next month will be turbulent.
As the stock market plunged in the backdrop, the 61st NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention opened today in Orlando, Fla., with the business aviation industry booming, but with attendees looking over their shoulders as they wait apprehensively for the boom to fall. The news is not all bad; industry forecasts predict a record number of deliveries this year and maybe even next year, with a slight trough expected in 2010.