Dear GBAA Member, Your industry needs your help. On Feb. 4, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster introduced his FAA reauthorization bill, H.R. 4441. The legislation, which is strongly supported by the airlines, calls for the privatization of our nation’s ATC system, and funds the new system through user fees. Some important things…

From NBAA President, Ed Bolen: Dear Business Aviation Friend, As we head into the final days of 2015, the general aviation community has once again been served with a fresh reminder of the very real threat to the industry from a proposal from the airline lobby that would create a privatized Air Traffic Control (ATC)…

Aircraft Tracking / Cyber Security / Privacy remains the number one security priority for business aviation.  See NBAA’s Ed Bolen and Doug Carr’s article in the Wall Street Journal  at the following link:  http://www.wsj.com/articles/corporate-jet-group-seeks-air-traffic-privacy-assurances-1433459947 Want to learn more on this topic?  Be sure and join GBAA Safety Day on Aug 27 where Cyber Security will…

The aviation industry expected that the House of Representatives would release their version of FAA Reauthorization legislation last week, but that has been postponed “indefinitely”. Since the House legislative calendar appears full for July and Congress will be in recess during August, the current expectation is that legislation will be introduced in September, after the…

NBAA has submitted comments to the FAA on the agency’s proposal to limit the number of unscheduled flight operations at three airports serving the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark-Liberty Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). NBAA contends the plan would negatively impact a broad range of aviation operations, which…

Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field on June 25 became the first Atlanta metro-area general aviation airport to offer on-site U.S. Customs services with full staffing, according to Hawthorne Global, the sole FBO provider at the field. “Travelers to our Atlanta FBO now have easy access to U.S. Customs, making it an international destination for private…

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The recent actions by newly and re-elected members of the Paulding County Commission, which attempt to reverse the progress Paulding County Airport Authority and Propeller Airports have made to bring limited commercial air service and related economic development to the county, is yet another attempt, we believe, by Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL)…

GBAA was recently represented at the Georgia Aerospace Reception, which was hosted by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Aerospace and the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce on 18 June.  Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was guest of honor.  Many local aerospace executives were present to meet with participants attending the American Institute of Aeronautics and…

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