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…

GBAA Members elected the following new members to the Board of Directors: – Joe Bryan, Home Depot – Craig Jones, Southern Company The members also re-elected Kevin Rodgers with Ametek, Chris Canon with Textron Aviation, and Dan Lucey with FlightWorks. The GBAA Board met to elect new officers.  Jeff Agur with VanAllen was elected to…

June is not too late to join or renew your GBAA membership!  Join now and receive a FREE attendee to the 10th Annual Safety Day.  Your membership dues also help support the GBAA Scholarship Program. Memberships available for Corporations and Individuals.  Learn more about GBAA Membership here!

Thank you to all the participants in this year’s Annual GBAA Golf Classic.  It was a beautiful day at Chateau Elan.  Congratulations to the winners!!  Be sure and check out the photos from the event. Woodlands Course: 1st Place (Score: 57) – Ben Sitton, Mitch Mashburn, David Garner, Ken Lewandowski 2nd Place (Score: 58) –…

Tennessee has a newly formed regional group to promote business aviation advocacy.  The Tennessee Business Aviation Association (TnBAA) is off to a great start.  Read more here and continue to support business aviation in all States! https://www.nbaa.org/advocacy/regional/access-issues/20150327-with-nbaas-support-group-forms-to-represent-business-aviation-in-tennessee.php

GBAA Board Member and Home Depot Assistant Manager of Aircraft Maintenance, Gerry Ferriss, had the opportunity to represent business/corporate aviation at the 2nd ERAU NBAA OSG (Official Student Group) meeting in Daytona Beach. The speakers, seven representatives from various parts of the industry, were able to get up and speak about respective careers and five main…

The GBAA Safety Day was highlighted in the March/April edition of NBAA’s Business Aviation Insider.  Read the excerpt below and be sure and join us at our 10th Annual GBAA Safety Day this August 27th! Safety Days Grow Membership for Local Groups While industry advocacy is a core focus for the nation’s many regional business…

The GBAA was highlighted in the 2Q 2015 issue of Charter Connection Magazine, published by Business Air.  Download the Charter Connection Article or read the entire issue.  Thank you Business Air!

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