FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 12, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Shreveport Mayor Cedric B. Glover for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC — The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Cedric B. Glover of Shreveport, Louisiana for proclaiming February “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Louisiana, general aviation contributes more than $2 billion annually to the state’s economy.
“This proclamation helps to educate the public about the immense benefit general aviation brings to local communities, Louisiana, and the nation. General aviation provides vital services to Louisiana such as emergency medical transportation, law enforcement, and firefighting,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We extend our sincere thanks to Mayor Glover and look forward to working with him again in the future.
To view the proclamation, click here.
Formed in 2007, the Alliance for Aviation Across America is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 6,300 individuals representing businesses, agricultural groups, FBO’s, small airports, elected officials, charitable organizations, and leading business and aviation groups that support the interest of the general aviation community across various public policy issues.