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McCook [Nebraska] Gazette
General Aviation’s Importance to Our Area
May 19, 2015
General aviation, including business aviation, plays a key role in McCook, Nebraska. A recent opinion piece in the local paper expresses the services, jobs and economic benefits of business aviation within the community.

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NBAA Flyer Encourages Students to Consider Business Aviation Careers
May 14, 2015
A convenient and informative handout published by NBAA encourages these students to "Consider a Career in Business Aviation,” and provides a means to engage them in discussions about possible job opportunities in the industry. The importance of business aviation in creating high-skill, high-wage jobs is a central theme of the No Plane No Gain campaign.

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Webinar Highlights No Plane No Gain Themes to State Legislators
May 07, 2015
In a recent webinar hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures, Selena Shilad, executive director for Alliance for Aviation Across America, and California Assemblyman Jim Patterson, who also serves as co-chair for the first Aviation Caucus in the state legislature, emphasized the value of general aviation, including business aviation, to businesses, communities and local economies across the country. In total, general aviation contributes $219 billion in annual economic output and supports 1.1 million jobs.

Lawrence Airport Pumps Over $30M Into Mass. Economy
May 07, 2015
More good news from the Bay State. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, business aviation activity in Lawrence, MA supports a $30 million annual economic impact to the local community.

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May 8th Flyover to Mark Importance of Nation’s Aviation Industry During WWII
Apr 29, 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.

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.

Read the full article here.

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