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No Plane No Gain Messages ‘Liked,’ Re-Tweeted on Social Media
Apr 23, 2015
NBAA and GAMA, co-sponsors of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, utilize a strong web presence and innovative uses of social media to spread positive messages about the importance of business aviation. This approach has led the campaign to be among the most dynamic, responsive and fastest-growing online industry-advocacy resources.


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May 8th Flyover to Mark Importance of Nation’s Aviation Industry During WWII
Apr 16, 2015
No Plane No Gain co-founders NBAA and GAMA are among the sponsors for the Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover, featuring a diverse array of World War II-vintage aircraft. The Flyover will be held on May 8, the 70th anniversary of VE Day, in Washington, DC.


Lansing State Journal
Don Weishuhn: General Aviation Boosts Michigan Business
Apr 11, 2015
Don Weishuhn, Vice President of AMcomm Telecommunications, uses his plane to visit company construction sites and meet with clients in Michigan and throughout the Great Lakes region. Business aviation helps him manage multiple installations more efficiently and ensure that project deadlines are being met. 


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Chinese Aviation Stakeholders Embrace Themes of ‘No Plane No Gain’
Apr 10, 2015
Business aviation not only benefits citizens, companies and communities in the U.S., but around the world – a reality that will be highlighted at the 2015 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2015) from April 14-16 in Shanghai, China.


Aviation Pros
Florida Leaders Celebrate General Aviation’s Economic Contributions at Job Rally
Apr 08, 2015
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association, a co-sponsor of the No Plane No Gain campaign, held a job rally in Florida to celebrate the significant economic impact of general aviation in the state. According to GAMA, general aviation, including business aviation, has an economic output of more than $12 billion in Florida.


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Scottsdale Airport Video Highlights Economic Value of Airport, Business Aviation
Apr 02, 2015
According to a new economic impact study, aviation operations at Scottsdale Airport contributed approximately $536 million in economic impact to the local community. This is just one more example of business aviation supporting jobs and economic growth at the community level.


NBAA
Bolen Response to Huffington Post
Apr 01, 2015
NBAA’s Ed Bolen responds to mischaracterizations about business aviation offered by a U.S. Senator in a piece recently published in Huffington Post. Business aviation, Bolen’s response says, supports 1.1 million American jobs and accounts for $219 billion in economic activity each year.


The Arizona Republic
Study: Scottsdale Airport had $536M Impact in 2014
Mar 31, 2015
Business aviation is an economic engine for many communities across the country. Business aviation in  Scottsdale, Arizona generates $536 million in total economic benefits and supports more than 3,400 jobs.


The Recorder
Bedaw/My Turn: Economic Impact Takes Flight From Orange Airport
Mar 30, 2015
A recent report by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation highlighted the economic benefits of business aviation. In Orange, Massachusetts, business aviation supports a $13.9 million annual economic impact to the community.


The Washington Post
The Benefits of Flying Private
Mar 25, 2015
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen sets the record straight about business aviation in a letter to the Washington Post, where he emphasizes the diversity of business aviation and its value as a productivity-enhancing tool.


Morrow County Sentinel
General Aviation: Business Tool and Community Lifeline
Mar 20, 2015
Ohio entrepreneur Lou Luttrell utilizes a business airplane to help manage his RV dealerships across the state, allowing him to replenish his showroom inventory and save valuable time.Business aviation helps thousands of companies like Luttrell’s operate more efficiently, productively and successfully.  


NBAA’s Bolen Sounds No Plane No Gain Themes At Aviation Policy Debate
Mar 18, 2015
At a recent aviation policy debate in Washington, D.C. NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen highlighted the importance of business aviation to companies based in communities lacking commercial airline service.


The Hill
Aviation System Modernization: Let’s Get the Facts Straight
Feb 26, 2015
NBAA’s President and CEO Ed Bolen sets the record straight about business aviation in a response to a piece in The Hill, which negatively characterized the industry. Bolen’s informed response points out the benefits of business aviation to citizens, companies and communities.


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Influence of No Plane No Gain Continues to Grow at Campaign’s Sixth Anniversary
Feb 19, 2015
This week, No Plane No Gain celebrates six years of informing the public, including the media, elected officials and key opinion leaders, about the value and contributions of the business aviation industry. 


Aviation Pros
Industry-Wide Study Shows General Aviation Continues to be Major Contributor to U.S. Economy
Feb 11, 2015
In a new study released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, one of the No Plane No Gain campaign’s co-sponsors, shows a hefty increase in the economic contribution of business aviation in recent years. Business aviation, the new study concludes, contributes $219 billion to the U.S. economy and supports 1.1 million American jobs.


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NBAA Ad Promotes ‘No Plane No Gain’ Themes to California Opinion Leaders
Feb 04, 2015
An NBAA ad, touting the No Plane No Gain themes, appears in a California publication widely used by the state's most influential policymakers. The ad reminds elected officials of business aviation's importance in job creation, economic activity and community connectivity across the Golden State.


Addison Airport
Who’s Watching Our Airport?
Feb 03, 2015
Mayor Pro-Tempore Blake Clemens of Addison, TX discusses the importance of business aviation to Addison businesses and the greater community. This interview once again reflects a key tenet of the No Plane No Gain campaign, that business aviation's impacts are broad and enrich communities. 


Pittsburg Post-Gazette
Business Forum: General Aviation Gives Businesses an Edge
Feb 03, 2015
Tom Wallace of Johnstone Supply, an HVAC distributer, uses his business aircraft to manage his six branches across Pennsylvania and Maryland effectively and efficiently. Business aviation is utilized by businesses of all sizes as a way to increase productivity.


San Jose Mercury News
Bay Area Techies Take to the Skies
Jan 31, 2015
Many entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley’s tech industry are investing in business aviation to make better use of their time. Like technology, business aviation helps these entrepreneurs to be more efficient, productive and successful.


Twin & Turbine
Nothing Else
Jan 23, 2015
Citing the message of the No Plane No Gain program, this magazine's recent editorial explains why business aviation is essential to companies of all sizes, all across the U.S.A. business airplane helps entrepreneurs and employees increase efficiency, productivity and flexibility.


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New Study Emphasizes General Aviation’s State-by-State Impact to Lawmakers
Jan 23, 2015
A new study released by the Alliance for Aviation Across America breaks down the industry's economic impact throughout all 50 U.S. states, highlighting the value of all general aviation, including business aviation, to citizens, companies and communities.


AIN Online
Georgia Tech and Gulfstream Aerospace Partner To Train Veterans
Jan 15, 2015
The collaboration between Georgia Tech and Gulfstream Aerospace is helping veterans learn valuable tools that will allow them to work in the business aviation industry and transition into civilian life with a high-skill job.


Peninsula Clarion
Voices of Alaska: General Aviation Helps Alaska’s Farms, Businesses Take Off
Jan 07, 2015
Alaska Peony Distributors utilizes business aviation to help expand its business and keep up with demand. Especially in Alaska, where ground transportation takes a long time, when and where it is available, business aviation is vital to operating efficiently. 


The Hutchinson News
Experts Predict Wichita Jet Sales to Take Off
Jan 02, 2015
The business aviation industry is gradually recovering, and the market for small- and medium-sized business jets is on the rise. This is encouraging news for the 1.2 million American workers whose jobs depend on the business aviation industry. 


Chicago Tribune
Offices in the Sky
Dec 20, 2014
NBAA's President and CEO Ed Bolen sets the record straight about business aviation in a letter to the Chicago Tribune, where he points out that companies invest in business aviation to increase their productivity, meet face-to-face with customers and clients, and reach far-off markets.


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No Plane No Gain Messages Shared in Multiple Venues During 2014
Dec 19, 2014
The No Plane No Gain advocacy initiative marked its fifth anniversary in February 2014, and during 2014 it has proved as forceful as ever in educating policymakers and opinion leaders about the many benefits of business aviation to citizens, communities and companies across the United States. This story details some of the moments in 2014 when the campaign’s message was front and center.


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Ohio Mayor’s Proclamation Underscores Industry’s Importance
Dec 11, 2014
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has declared December to be “General Aviation Appreciation Month,” bringing attention to the business aviation industry, which represents $5.5 billion to Ohio’s economy each year.


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Five Years of No Plane No Gain: Business Aviation Fact Book Tells Industry’s Story
Dec 11, 2014
On the occasion of No Plane No Gains’s fifth year, co-founder NBAA is offering the Business Aviation Fact Book, providing information about the diversity, size and significance of the business aviation industry, with real-world information and data about its value.


The New York Times
Extending a Tax Deduction
Dec 08, 2014
Ed Bolen, the President and CEO of NBAA, sets the record straight about the depreciation schedule of business aircraft, as well as the jobs and economic impact that the business aviation industry supports.


The Desert Sun
Aviation academies set for two Coachella Valley schools
Dec 03, 2014
Two new high school aviation programs are set to begin next year in Coachella Valley, CA, offering students the necessary vocational training to enter the highly-skilled workforce of the aviation and business aviation industries.  Business aviation is a $150 billion industry that supports 1.2 million American jobs.


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Business Aviation at Work: Aircraft Mock-Ups Are Big Business for Prefix Corporation
Nov 21, 2014
The term “business aviation,” often brings to mind the manufacture of aircraft, or their use by entrepreneurs and companies. But this diverse industry also includes countless businesses of all sizes, like Rochester Hills, MI-based Prefix Corporation. Since 1979 the company has produced complete proof-of-concept aircraft and mockups and other prototypes.


Fredericksburg News Desk
Is Stafford Airport Economic Boon?
Nov 15, 2014
Business aviation is an economic engine for many communities across the country. Business aviation at Stafford, VA accounts for 105 jobs and $18.2 million in economic activity.


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No Plane No Gain Messages Highlighted in ‘Flying Classroom’ Stop
Nov 14, 2014
No Plane No Gain Themes Highlighted at 'Flying Classroom' Event Greg Evans, board chairman at Universal Weather and Aviation, echoed several themes from the No Plane No Gain campaign in remarks at one of inspiring aviator Barrington Irving's "Flying Classroom" events in Houston, TX on Nov. 13.


USA Today
Aviation Safety
Nov 07, 2014
In a response to a biased and sensationalist article in USA Today and other Gannett publications, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen sets the record straight about general aviation safety trends, as well as industry-led efforts to continue to improve safety. 


News-Press
Inaccurate Depiction
Nov 02, 2014
In response to a USA Today piece, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen sets the record straight about general aviation safety and the many industry-led initiatives to ensure the safety of business aviation. Business aviation is a vital resource for many businesses of all sizes and an economic engine for local communities across the country. 


FOX 23
NORDAM Announces Contract that will Bring 300 Jobs to Tulsa
Oct 15, 2014
Governor Mary Fallin stated that “The aerospace industry in Oklahoma continues to expand,” as NORDAM, a business aircraft engine manufacturer, plans to bring in 300 jobs to Tulsa. 


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Five-Year Milestone: Congressional GA Caucuses Spread No Plane No Gain Message on Capitol Hill
Oct 14, 2014
Since the launch of the No Plane No Gain campaign in 2009, the bipartisan General Aviation Caucuses in the U.S. House and Senate have continued to grow. The caucuses are made up of lawmakers from both political parties who understand the value of all general aviation, including business aviation.  


Greenville Online
SCTAC is Now Economic Development Engine
Oct 11, 2014
The South Carolina Technology & Aviation Center utilizes and provides access to business aviation, and today consist of 99 companies with an annual economic impact of $2 billion to the state.


AIN Online
Survey: Bizjets Used for Time Efficiency, Not Luxury
Oct 07, 2014
A recent survey confirmed, once again, that companies use business aviation for its efficiency as a time saving tool and its ability to serve more airports and give access to more communities than commercial aviation.


Observer Today
A Tool to Help Development Take Off 
Oct 05, 2014
Business aviation has significant economic ties to Chautauqua County and supports the growth of local businesses. Across the country, business aviation is a valuable resource for economic development and job creation at the local level. 




No Plane No Gain: Sampling of 2010 Coverage

Since the launch of the No Plane No Gain advocacy campaign, a concerted effort has been made to deliver the message about the importance of business aviation through national and local news outlets. This sampling of national and local television coverage in 2010, highlights the campaign's effectiveness in communicating the industry's importance.

NBAA's Bolen on Fox Business Network

Click here to see Ed Bolen, President and CEO of NBAA, in an interview on Fox Business Network

NBAA's Bolen on DC's Newschannel 8

In an interview with Newschannel 8, Bolen explains that "... business aviation is prudent, cost-effective, and oftentimes, the only way to get where you're going."





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