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Aviation Appreciation Month: National Aviation Organizations Commend Texas Governor for Declaring November ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: MONTGOMERY COUNTY NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-11-19

Today, national aviation organizations commended Texas Governor Rick Perry for declaring November “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Texas, general aviation accounts for $14.5 billion in economic activity annually.


The Alliance Commends Mayor Barham for Declaring November ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: NEWS CHANNEL 6 NOW
Publication Date: 2014-11-18

The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Glenn Barham of Wichita Falls, Texas for proclaiming November “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Texas, general aviation contributes an estimated $14.6 billion to the state’s economy.


Gov. Perry Praised for Declaring ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: BIG COUNTRY HOMEPAGE
Publication Date: 2014-11-14

The non-profit organization stated in a news release Thursday that general aviation in Texas accounts for $14.5 billion in economic activity annually. Multiple aviation organizations praised Perry for the declaration.


The Alliance commends Lewisburg Mayor Manchester for declaring October ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: MOUNTAIN MESSENGER
Publication Date: 2014-10-27

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In West Virginia, general aviation contributes $616 million to the state’s economy annually.


Another Voice: Airports are Key Players in Chautauqua County

Publication: THE BUFFALO NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-10-16
Publication Author: Vincent W. Horrigan

One of our key tasks in Chautauqua County is to support and grow business. There are many ways to achieve this goal, but one important way is to support our local infrastructure, including our two area airports, John J. Nalbone Sr. Field in Dunkirk and Robert H. Jackson Field in Jamestown. Both airports support our local businesses and economy in a vital way, sometimes in ways not seen by the public.


Port Huron Mayor Proclaims October “General Aviation Appreciation Month”

Publication: WGRT-FM
Publication Date: 2014-10-13
Publication Author: Cathie Martin

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Mayor Pauline M. Repp of Port Huron, Michigan for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Michigan, general aviation contributes $4.1 billion to the state’s economy annually.


A Tool to Help Development Take Off

Publication: OBSERVER TODAY
Publication Date: 2014-10-05
Publication Author: Vincent W. Horrigan

One of our key tasks in Chautauqua County is to support and grow business. There are many ways to achieve this goal, but one important way is to support our local infrastructure including our two area airports, John J. Nalbone Sr. Field in Dunkirk and Robert H. Jackson Field in Jamestown. Both airports support our local businesses and economy in a vital way, sometimes in ways not seen by the public.


COMMENT: General Aviation Vital to American Economy

Publication: THE GLEANER
Publication Date: 2014-10-03
Publication Author: Craig Fortenbery

When I formed my company, Mainstream Commercial Divers Inc., over 25 years ago, we learned quickly that having our own airplane was integral to our success. Whether it was quickly getting to locations to perform emergency repairs, or delivering specialized equipment, our aircraft has helped us to quickly and effectively serve the many important infrastructure projects we are working on.


Fee on General Aviation Would Hurt Small Businesses, Farms

Publication: LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER
Publication Date: 2014-10-01
Publication Author: Craig Fortenbery

When I formed my company, Mainstream Commercial Divers Inc., over 25 years ago, we learned quickly that having our own airplane was integral to our success.


Aviation is Incredibly Important to Us All

Publication: WYOMING TRIBUNE EAGLE
Publication Date: 2014-09-30
Publication Author: Doug Schmitz

I am a surgeon in rural Wyoming who uses his aircraft to extend general surgery specialty care, EMS medical direction and trauma consultative services throughout Wyoming and Montana. This is especially important to those in underserved rural and frontier areas, allowing for improved access to medical care that would not be available without the use of an aircraft.


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