FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 12, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Tupelo Mayor Jason L. Shelton for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Jason L. Shelton of Tupelo, Mississippi for proclaiming February “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Mississippi, general aviation has an annual economic impact of $860 million.
“Mayor Shelton’s proclamation is helpful in educating the public about the vital services and economic benefits that general aviation provides to local communities and the state of Mississippi,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We extend our gratitude to Mayor Shelton and the city of Tupelo for recognizing this vital industry.”
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.