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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.

No Plane No Gain
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.

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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