FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 17, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Merced Mayor Thurston for Declaring June ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Stanley P. Thurston of Merced, California for proclaiming June 2014 “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In California, general aviation contributes $18.2 billion annually to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Thurston’s proclamation helps highlight the essential services and economic benefits that general aviation provides to Merced and the state of California,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We want to thank the mayor and the city for recognizing the value 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.