FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 22, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Gainesville Mayor Barringer for Declaring April ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commend Mayor Adam Barringer of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for proclaiming April “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Florida, general aviation supports 54,000 jobs with an annual payroll of $1.8 billion.
“Mayor Barringer’s proclamation is extremely helpful in educating the public about the essential services and economic benefits general aviation provides to New Smyrna Beach and the state of Florida,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Barringer and the city of New Smyrna Beach 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.