FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 5, 2015
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Concord Mayor Padgett for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Scott Padgett of Concord, North Carolina for proclaiming February “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In North Carolina, general aviation contributes over $2 billion to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Padgett’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Concord and the state of North Carolina,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of Concord for recognizing this vital 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.