FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 24, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Meadville Mayor John Christopher Soff for Recognizing General Aviation
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor John Christopher Soff of Meadville, Pennsylvania, for his proclamation recognizing the value of general aviation. In Pennsylvania, general aviation has an annual economic impact of over $1.3 billion. In Meadville, the Port Meadville Airport supports almost 70 jobs and has an economic impact of over $12 million.
“Mayor Soff’s proclamation helps to educate the public about the economic and other benefits general aviation provides to the state of Pennsylvania,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Soff and the city of Meadville for their recognition of this important 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.