FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 15, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Gainesville Mayor Braddy for Declaring March ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commend Mayor Edward B. Braddy of Gainesville, Florida, for proclaiming March “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Florida, general aviation supports 54,000 jobs with an annual payroll of $1.8 billion.
“Mayor Braddy’s proclamation is extremely helpful in educating the public about the economic benefits and essential services general aviation provides to Gainesville and the state of Florida,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Braddy and the city of Gainesville for their recognition of 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.