FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20, 2014
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202)-223-9523
The Alliance Commends Columbia Mayor Benjamin for Declaring August 17th-23rd ‘General Aviation Appreciation Week’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina for proclaiming August 17th-23rd 2014 “General Aviation Appreciation Week.” In South Carolina, general aviation contributes $417 million in economic activity.
“Mayor Benjamin’s proclamation highlights to the public the economic benefits and valuable services that general aviation provides to Columbia and South Carolina,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of Columbia 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.