GAMA Publishes First Quarter Aircraft Shipment Data

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today published its first quarter 2019 aircraft shipment and billings report. Results showed increases across the airplane segments of the industry, but a slowdown in rotorcraft shipments compared to the first quarter of 2018. “While our rotorcraft segment experienced some headwinds, our airplane segment remains strong,” said GAMA President and […]

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NBAA Welcomes House GA Caucus Launch in the 116th Congress, Urges Members to Contact Congress

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauded the launch of the U.S. House of Representatives General Aviation (GA) Caucus, and provided an online tool for NBAA members to call upon their elected federal representatives to join the House caucus. Congressional caucuses are informal groups of lawmakers united in a common interest. Founded in 2009, the […]

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RAA Establishes Scholarship Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Regional Airline Association, the industry trade association representing North American regional airlines, on May 7 ratified the establishment of the RAA Scholarship Foundation. The purpose of the foundation is to support RAA’s scholarship program, which provides financial assistance to students pursuing careers in aviation. RAA awards $16,000-$20,000 in scholarships […]

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Aviation Industry Attorney Returns to Cozen O’Connor’s Transportation and Trade Group

Cozen O’Connor has announced that aviation industry attorney Rachel Welford has returned to the firm’s Transportation & Trade Group. She joins Cozen O’Connor from American Airlines, where she served as the director of security and government affairs. Welford will reside in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Welford brings substantial capabilities to the firm on a […]

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Deborah McElroy to Retire from ACI-NA

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) announced that longtime Executive Vice President Deborah C. McElroy will retire from the organization, effective December 31, 2018.  Following her retirement, McElroy will continue to serve ACI-NA in an advisory capacity for special projects. “Everyone at ACI-NA – including me – has greatly benefited from Debby’s guidance on […]

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GAMA Praises U.S. Congress for Supporting General Aviation

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently praised the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Committees for passing legislation that funds general aviation priorities in the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) bills. The House and Senate Committees’ THUD bills include similar language supporting NextGen and […]

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