FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 29, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (360) 631-3714
The Alliance Commends Arlington Mayor Tolbert for Declaring July ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Barbara Tolbert of Arlington, Washington for proclaiming July 2014 “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Washington, pubic-use airports support $50.9 billion in total economic activity. The Arlington Municipal Airport alone has an economic impact of more than $24 million each year.
“Mayor Tolbert’s proclamation highlights to the public the economic benefits and valuable services that general aviation provides to Arlington and the state of Washington,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of Arlington for recognizing 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.