FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 12, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Pendleton Mayor Phillip W. Houk for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Phillip W. Houk, of Pendleton, Oregon, for proclaiming March “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Oregon, general aviation has an annual economic impact of $1.8 billion.
“Mayor Houk’s proclamation helps to educate the public about the economic and other benefits general aviation provides to the state of Oregon,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Houk and the city of Pendleton 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.