In Newest No Plane No Gain Initiative, 10 CEOs Stand Up for Business Aviation
Oct 22, 2013Ten highly respected CEOs from some of the country's most dynamic and widely known companies have unambiguously affirmed how business aviation works for their companies, in a new advocacy program announced today by the sponsors of the No Plane No Gain campaign. The new faces of the campaign, called Top Ten, were unveiled at the Media Kickoff Breakfast held on the opening day of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), now underway in Las Vegas, NV.
New Study: On an International Scale, Business Aviation Creates Value for World's Best-Man
Oct 22, 2013The 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.
|NBAA Press Release|
NBAA Applauds Business Aviation's Sandy 'Airlift'
Nov 14, 2012Across the United States, people and companies throughout the business aviation community have volunteered to assist with disaster-response mobilization efforts, joining NBAA's Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) database. Business aircraft are well suited to provide a lifeline for people and communities hit hard by natural disasters.
|NBAA Press Release|
New Study Highlights Business Aviation Value During 'The Great Recession'
Oct 30, 2012A new study, entitled, "Business Aviation: Maintaining Shareholder Vaue Through Turbulent Times," shows that more U.S. companies started using business aviation during the "Great Recession" than before it, and that those companies using a business airplane were better inoculated from the recession's effects than those that did not use business aviation. The new study is the fourth in a series on business aviation conducted by NEXA Advisors for the No Plane No Gain campaign.
|NBAA Press Release|
NBAA Unveils New 'No Plane No Gain' Advertising at 2012 Convention
Oct 30, 2012A new media campaign emphasizing the benefits of business aviation for citizens, companies and communities was unveiled during NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012), now underway in Orlando, FL. Six new print advertisements promoting the message of the No Plane No Gain program are featured throughout the Orange County Convention Center in hanging signage, displays on the show floor and in the NBAA press room, as well as in trade publications and other media outlets at the event. Each ad features a personal account of job creation, small business growth and other important roles served by the industry.
|New Study Highlights Business Aviation Value to Local, State, Federal Governments|
Jun 07, 2012A new study, entitled, Government Use of Aircraft: A Taxpayer Value Perspective, shows that local, state and federal government use of business aircraft increases agency or departmental efficiency, providing significant taxpayer value. According to the study, “government use of aircraft provides taxpayer value by providing public safety and security, supporting more efficient, effective government, protecting public health and welfare, facilitating economic growth, improving tax dollar efficiency, promoting good government relations, and improving compliance." This new study is the third in the Business Aviation Users study series completed by NEXA Advisors, LLC.
|New No Plane No Gain Advocacy Tools Available for Industry|
Oct 21, 2010Atlanta, GA, October 21, 2010 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced new print and video advocacy tools to help those in the business aviation community explain the value of business aviation to citizens, companies and communities across the country.
|Study Says Business Aviation Gives Competitive Edge to Small, Mid-Size Companies|
Oct 19, 2010This study, conducted by NEXA Advisors, examined whether the use of business aircraft provided benefits to small and medium businesses, measured in terms of shareholder and enterprise value. NEXA Advisors applied the same methodologies in its first volume "Business Aviation: An Enterprise Value Perspective," published in 2009. With this study, NEXA has extended its sample size to examine small and medium enterprises that used business aviation to better compete and grow their businesses. The analysis showed that small and medium companies in America that used business aviation consistently outperformed nonusers.
|NBAA, GAMA Unveil No Plane No Gain ‘E-Valuation’ Toolkit |
Oct 20, 2009ORLANDO, FL, October 20, 2009 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today unveiled a new online resource to help businesses of all types and sizes calculate and explain the value a business aircraft brings to a company’s overall business objectives.
|American Legend Arnold Palmer Lends His Voice to No Plane No Gain Campaign|
Oct 20, 2009ORLANDO, FL, October 20, 2009 – Golf legend and accomplished businessman Arnold Palmer is lending his voice to support the value of business aviation to citizens, companies and communities in a new video and print advertising campaign for No Plane No Gain, the advocacy program jointly sponsored by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).
|NPNG Press Release|
NBAA, GAMA: New Survey Provides Accurate, Clear Picture Of Business Aviation
Oct 15, 2009Washington, DC, October 15, 2009 – The General Aviation
Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the National Business Aviation Association
(NBAA) today published a new survey showing conclusively that some of the
recent portrayals of business aviation are inconsistent with the true nature of
The survey, conducted for GAMA and
NBAA by Harris Interactive, depicts an industry in which the typical company is
a small or mid-sized business flying a single aircraft that is used by a broad
mix of employees to make business trips utilizing community airports, often with
little or no airline service.
|No Plane No Gain Responds to Negative Small-Airport News Coverage|
Sep 18, 2009Washington, DC, September 18, 2009 - In light of recent
news coverage maligning small airports and general aviation, the
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation
Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today issued the following statement.
|NBAA's Bolen visits Atlantic Aviation at Chicago Executive Airport|
Sep 07, 2009"NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen and Barry LaBov, president and CEO of NBAA Member Company LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications, Inc., visited Atlantic Aviation at Chicago Executive airport to appear in several interviews on Fox Business News to dispel negative stereotypes of business aviation," the newsletter reports. "The two discussed the value business aviation brings to thousands of companies across the country."
|NBAA's Bolen Provides No Plane No Gain Update for State Aviation Officials|
Mar 31, 2009In an address to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) 2009 Legislative Conference in Washington, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen introduced NASAO members to the No Plane No Gain campaign: "...The goal of No Plane No Gain is to make sure that business aviation is
understood to be essential to America, and this name clearly
communicates how different a world without business aviation would be."Bolen urged NASAO members to help deliver No Plane No
Gain's message. "It's going to take a steady effort, over a long period
of time, to fundamentally shift perceptions," cautioned Bolen. "We hope
that you all will join with us and utilize the resources of No Plane No
Gain to tell the good news about business aviation."
|NBAA Applauds Sen. Brownback’s Floor Statement Supporting Business Aviation|
Mar 20, 2009Washington, DC, March 4, 2009 – National Business Aviation
Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today commended Senator Sam
Brownback (R-KS) for taking to the floor of the Senate to remind his colleagues
of the value of business aviation for citizens, communities and companies
across the U.S.
|GAMA's Bunce Advocates for GA, NextGen|
Mar 18, 2009Appearing today before the House Aviation Subcommittee, Pete Bunce, president and CEO of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), emphasized the important role that general aviation plays as a critical stimulus for the economy.
|No Plane No Gain Goes on the Air to Educate Audiences About the Value of Business Aviation|
Mar 03, 2009Washington, DC, March
3, 2009 – The National
Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers
Association (GAMA) today announced the start of the television and newspaper
advertising initiatives for the two Associations' No Plane No Gain
advertising began over the past weekend, with a 30-second television spot
broadcast during a series of network public affairs shows, including nationwide
placement on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos," as well as placement
on NBC's "Meet the Press" and FOX's "FOX News Sunday" in select markets. The
advertising also includes ad placements on DC-area cable television networks
including FOX, CNN, CNBC and MSNBC.
|No Plane No Gain: GAMA and NBAA Launch Multi-Media Advocacy Campaign|
Feb 17, 2009Washington, DC, February 17, 2009 – Looking to reinforce the value of business aviation to American workers, policymakers, companies and communities across the U.S., the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today unveiled a comprehensive new joint advocacy campaign with a familiar name: “No Plane No Gain.”