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Gov. Bevin Names July as General Aviation Month

Publication: WNJK News
Publication Date: 2016-07-21

Gov. Matt Bevin declared July to be General Aviation Month in Kentucky. The aviation industry contributes over $1.6 billion to the state’s economy each year. The nonprofit group Alliance for Aviation Across America praised the state’s commitment to providing quality flight services.

http://wnjk.vncnews.com/2016/07/21/gov-bevin-names-july-as-general-aviation-month/

 


Letter to the Editor: Alliance Commends Mayor Litman for Declaration

Publication: MESQUITE DAILY NEWS
Publication Date: 2016-07-15

Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America commended Mayor Allan Litman of Mesquite, Nevada for proclaiming July “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Nevada, general aviation airports across the state support 3,384 jobs and over $93 million in payroll. “Mayor Litman’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to the City of Mesquite and the State of Nevada,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the City of Mesquite for recognizing this vital industry.”

Formed in 2007, the Alliance for Aviation Across


City Recognizes General Aviation

Publication: CODY ENTERPRISE
Publication Date: 2016-07-11

A recent proclamation by Cody Mayor Nancy Tia Brown recognized general aviation as a vital strategic resource to the City of Cody.

The document – presented at the June 21 City Council meeting in conjunction with National Aviation Month – declared June 2016 as General Aviation Appreciation Month in the city and recognized the economic impact general aviation and Yellowstone Regional Airport have on Cody.

The mayor’s proclamation said:

A Wyoming aviation economic impact study shows general aviation airports in the state contribute more than $73 million in economic impact annually and support 410 jobs with a total payroll exceeding


Aviation Alliance Honors Mesquite Mayor

Publication: DESERT VALLEY TIMES
Publication Date: 2016-07-10

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Mesquite Mayor Allan Litman for proclaiming July as General Aviation Appreciation Month.

General aviation airports support 3,384 jobs and more than $93 million in payroll across Nevada, according to a news release from the organization.

“Mayor Litman’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to the City of Mesquite and the State of Nevada,” said Selena Shilad, executive director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the City of Mesquite for recognizing this vital industry.”

Formed in 2007, the Alliance


General Aviation is a Business Tool and Medical Lifeline

Publication: NJ TODAY
Publication Date: 2016-07-09
Publication Author: CHARLIE HUABRICH

New Jersey may seem like a world away from rural Wisconsin, but throughout my business life, sometimes that’s exactly where I needed to be by the end of the day.

My former employer, QEI Corporation, designs and manufactures high power radio frequency (RF) equipment for the scientific, medical, laser and broadcast industries. Our broadcasting equipment was sold all over the US and Canada, primarily to small and mid sized radio stations.

We knew we’d have to use general aviation to service our customers because most small and mid-sized radio stations are simply not near an airport served by the commercial


Sterling Mayor Torres Commended for Aviation Proclamation

Publication: JOURNAL-ADVOCATE
Publication Date: 2016-06-28

The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Dan Torres of Sterling for proclaiming June “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Colorado, the annual economic impact of general aviation airports is $2.4 billion.

“Mayor Dan Torres’ proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to the City of Sterling and the State of Colorado,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the City of Sterling for recognizing this vital industry.”

http://www.journal-advocate.com/sterling-local_news/ci_30064479/sterling-mayor-torres-commended-aviation-proclamation


Proposal Threatens State’s Small Airports

Publication: DAILY HERALD
Publication Date: 2016-06-24
Publication Author: TOM CLEVELAND

When most people think of aviation, they often think of Chicago, commercial service and O’Hare International Airport. But there is so much more. Throughout the rest of the state, there are close to 98 general aviation airports that connect hundreds of communities. Medevacs, blood banks, law enforcement use small aircraft to transport people, supplies and survey neighborhoods.

And, general aviation contributes more than $9 billion to the state’s total economic output and supports more than 42,000 jobs. Specifically, companies of all sizes use general aviation to conduct business more efficiently, travel to meet with customers and suppliers, deliver parts and


Colorado Celebrates General Aviation in June

Publication: STATE AVIATION JOURNAL
Publication Date: 2016-06-24

The Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA) and the Colorado Division of Aeronautics announced the release of Governor John Hickenlooper’s Proclamation declaring June 2016 to be General Aviation Appreciation Month.

For the sixth consecutive year, Governor Hickenlooper has honored aviation as a vital pillar of the state’s economy, supporting 265,700 jobs with a combined annual payroll of $12.6 billion. Sixty business and general aviation airports and 447 heliports in Colorado together contribute $2.4 billion to Colorado’s economy through numerous revenue sources including corporate and charter flights, private and business aircraft operations, aircraft maintenance and repair, flight instruction, and fuel sales.

“The


Another View: General Aviation and Local Airports a Lifeline for Illinois

Publication: DISPATCH ARGUS
Publication Date: 2016-06-20
Publication Author: TOM CLEVELAND

When most people think of aviation, they often think of Chicago, commercial service and O’Hare International Airport. But there is so much more. Throughout the rest of the state, there are close to 98 general aviation airports that connect hundreds of communities. Medevacs, blood banks and law enforcement use small aircraft to transport people, supplies and survey neighborhoods.

And, general aviation contributes more than $9 billion to the state’s total economic output and supports more than 42,000 jobs. Specifically, companies of all sizes use general aviation to conduct business more efficiently, travel to meet with customers and suppliers, deliver parts


General Aviation, Local Airports a Lifeline for Illinois

Publication: THE BUGLE
Publication Date: 2016-06-20
Publication Author: TOM CLEVELAND

When most people think of aviation, they often think of Chicago, commercial service and O’Hare International Airport. But there is so much more. Throughout the rest of the state, there are close to 98 general aviation airports that connect hundreds of communities. Medevacs, blood banks, law enforcement use small aircraft to transport people, supplies and survey neighborhoods.

And, general aviation contributes more than $9 billion to the state’s total economic output and supports more than 42,000 jobs. Specifically, companies of all sizes use general aviation to conduct business more efficiently, travel to meet with customers and suppliers, deliver parts and


State-by-State Economic Impact

The Alliance for Aviation Across America, together with the League of Rural Voters, Air Care Alliance, National Agricultural Aviation Association, Small Business Entrepreneurship Council and National Association of State Aviation Officials, recently launched a wide-scale economic impact survey to outline the benefit of general aviation on businesses, local economies and communities around the nation.

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