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Wichita Eagle
Anthony Foxx and Sen. Jerry Moran: Support aviation industry
Aug 20, 2015
In an op-ed, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Kansas Senator Jerry Moran recognize the important impacts of general aviation in Kansas. They note that the general aviation industry, including business aviation, contributes $7 billion annually to the Kansas economy, and supports emergency medical services, firefighting, forestry and wildlife management, among other industries. 

No Plane No Gain
Internship Opens Student’s Eyes to Potential Careers in Business Aviation
Aug 17, 2015
Skylar Nicol, a 21-year-old Texas State University student, has been learning about the multitude of tasks in the buying, selling, and marketing of business aircraft as part of an internship with Jet Quest. The business aviation community provides excellent resources and opportunities for students to pursue highly-skilled, well-paying careers in business aviation.

Chattanooga Times Free Press
West Star Aviation investing $22.5 million at Chattanooga Airport
Aug 17, 2015
A new business jet repair and service facility in Chattanooga, TN is expected to create up to 225 high-wage jobs.  Read here about this new, local economic driver, which is has been recognized by the Tennessee Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce.

Los Angeles Daily News
Van Nuys Airport’s new customs house clears nearly 100 international flights
Aug 13, 2015
The Van Nuys Airport, one of the nation’s largest business aviation airports, has opened a new Customs facility, providing local jobs and greater access for business. The airport, the region’s largest employer, provides more than 12,000 jobs, $1.3 billion in business revenue and $80 million in local taxes.

Hickory Record
Local airport a draw for business and pilots
Aug 08, 2015
Business aviation provides jobs and economic opportunity for Hickory, North Carolina. According to the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation, “Small businesses use general aviation to conduct business – especially when they need to go 300-400 miles away, which is very difficult to do commercially.” 

Business Aviation:
Jobs, Productivity and Keeping America Connected

Millions of Highly-Skilled Jobs (more)
According to numerous studies, business aviation supports 1.2 million stable, high-wage jobs.

Lifeline for America's Small and Medium-Sized Cities and Towns (more)
There are more than 5,000 public use airports in the U.S. and approximately 500 have commercial airline service.  Business aviation is a lifeline for thousands of communities.

Productivity Gains for American Businesses (more)
The vast majority of companies who rely on business aviation are small and medium size companies.  See profiles on how companies are using business aviation to compete and succeed in a very demanding marketplace. And companies that use aviation outperform those which do not.

A Life Saver for People in Need (more)
Through volunteer organizations like Angel Flight and the Air Care Alliance, companies and pilots regularly contribute life-saving services to our communities.


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New Study: On an International Scale, Business Aviation Creates Value 

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed a new study showing that companies based around the world are increasingly turning to business aviation for the same reasons as American companies, and are reaping the similar productivity and competitive benefits. The study, titled "Business Aviation and the World’s Top Performing Companies" is the fifth in the Business Aviation Users study series to be completed by NEXA Advisors, LLC. Earlier studies in the series focused on business aviation use by large companies, small and mid-size organizations, government organizations and companies enduring the challenges of the Great Recession.

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