Time to stand up for business aviation
Sept. 25, 2009 – Swipes at the industry pose a dangerous threat to anyone who uses an airplane for business purposes. If the press is to be believed, we in business aviation are an excessive nuisance.
September 25, 2009 By Administrator
Sept. 25, 2009 – You may have seen the recent press attacks on general aviation (GA) by USA Today and NBC’s Today Show. These swipes at the industry pose a dangerous threat to anyone who uses an airplane for business purposes. If the press is to be believed, we in business aviation are an excessive nuisance.
You and I know differently – we know that business aviation is essential to the nation’s economy and transportation system. Business aviation, supported by GA airports like those maligned by the media and the big airlines, accounts for over a million jobs. We provide a lifeline to communities that often have little or no airline service, and we help companies of all sizes, all across the U.S., be more efficient and productive.
Are you fed up with these attacks yet? Are you ready to take action?
If so, here’s one step you can take right now: Review the article General Aviation, Small Airports Subject to Biased, Distorted News Coverage produced by NBAA to outline the media's one-sided attempts to demonize business aviation, and NBAA’s forceful response to the allegations.
Within the article we have provided contact information that helps companies and individuals like yourself make your own voice heard. We need you to help us put forward the real face of business aviation, and explain the benefits it provides to citizens, companies and communities across the U.S. In short, we need you to help NBAA put forward the facts.
We also need you to join NBAA. If you were a Member with us in the past, it’s time to come back. If you’ve never worked with us before, make the small investment. As a community, business aviation can only be as strong as the businesses we represent. That means we need you behind us.
Click on the button below to join NBAA. If you need an additional incentive to join, just use promotional code ACTION20 for a 20% discount on your Membership.
We need your backing – now more than ever. Let’s work together to tell our story, and shape our destiny. Thank you for your time and energy, and please do not hesitate to contact me directly with questions or thoughts.