National Business Aviation Association

October 14, 2010 - 10:03am
There were 100 aircraft on static display at last year’s NBAA Convention in O...

Later this month, the 63rd annual NBAA meeting and convention opens at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The NBAA Convention won't reappear in Atlanta for some time, as the next four shows are scheduled for Las Vegas (2011), Orlando (2012), Las Vegas (2013) and then again in Orlando (2014). 

October 13, 2010 - 9:54am

In the view of NBAA chairman Patrick Cunningham, members of Congress began to listen to business aviation when the industry talked about jobs in their constituents’ districts and “when we communicate to them that the average business aircraft is not necessarily a Gulfstream jet or a BBJ.” Many legislators were surprised to find that the average business aircraft is a King Air and may be supporting a medium-size company and it might be vital to

October 12, 2010 - 1:36pm
NBAA and its members have worked tirelessly–and ultimately successfully–to re...

The appearance by the CEOs of the Big Three automakers before Congress in November 2008 touched off a wave of anti-business aviation sentiment that included a proposal that any companies accepting government bailout money would have to get rid of their aircraft.

September 28, 2010 - 12:16pm

Later this month, the 63rd annual NBAA meeting and convention opens at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The NBAA Convention won’t reappear in Atlanta for some time, as the next four shows are scheduled for Las Vegas (2011), Orlando (2012), Las Vegas (2013) and then again in Orlando (2014).

September 28, 2010 - 11:46am

The Senate last month passed its version of bonus depreciation legislation, much to the satisfaction of general aviation groups. The House of Representatives passed similar legislation in June.

September 28, 2010 - 11:00am

Nexa Advisors and NBAA are working on a new study examining the value of business aviation to small and midsize companies. In August, the association asked companies that use business aircraft to take a 17-question online survey. Nexa developed this survey specifically for private and publicly held companies with less than $1 ­billion in annual sales to help understand their use of business aviation.

September 14, 2010 - 11:59am

NBAA yesterday announced that the 2010 NBAA Convention, to be held next month in Atlanta, will include an event to recognize the business aviation community for its humanitarian response to the devastating Haiti earthquake earlier this year. Anyone who participated in the Haiti relief effort in any way is invited to attend the event, NBAA said.

September 3, 2010 - 5:50am

NBAA and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced that two Light Business Aviation (LBA) Conferences will be held this year–one at each group's annual convention. The two groups had planned similar LBA conferences in 2008, but those plans were scuttled when the economy deteriorated later in the year.

August 26, 2010 - 12:21pm

Although support for accelerated depreciation for major equipment purchases is growing, Congress left for its summer recess without making it so. Last month, NBAA senior vice president for government affairs Lisa Piccione told the Greater Washington Business Aviation Association (GWBAA) that NBAA has joined 80 other business organizations in pushing to see accelerated depre ciation renewed in pending legislation in the Senate.

August 24, 2010 - 11:41am

Nexa Advisors and NBAA are soliciting participation in a new study examining the value of business aviation to small and midsize companies. NBAA is encouraging such companies that use business aircraft to take a 17-question online survey, which is open until next Monday (August 30).

 
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