FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 12, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends St. Augustine Mayor Boles for Declaring May ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commend Mayor Joseph L. Boles Jr. of St. Augustine, Florida, for proclaiming May “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Florida, general aviation supports 54,000 jobs with an annual payroll of $1.8 billion.
“Mayor Boles’s proclamation is extremely helpful in educating the public about the economic benefits and essential services general aviation provides to St. Augustine and the state of Florida,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank Mayor Boles and the city of St. Augustine 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.