FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 9, 2015
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends Bingen Mayor Barnes for Declaring February ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor Betty Barnes of Bingen, Washington for proclaiming February “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Washington, general aviation contributes $3.18 billion to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Barnes’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to Bingen 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 Bingen 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.