FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 28, 2015
Devin Osting (AAAA): (202) 223-9523
The Alliance Commends New Smyrna Beach Mayor Hathaway for Declaring April ‘Aviation Appreciation Month in Florida’
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Mayor James Hathaway of New Smyrna Beach, Florida for proclaiming April “Aviation Appreciation Month in Florida.” In Florida, general aviation airports contribute more than $7.7 billion to the state’s economy.
“Mayor Hathaway’s proclamation helps highlight the economic benefits and valuable service that general aviation provides to New Smyrna Beach and the state of Florida,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “We sincerely thank the Mayor and the city of New Smyrna Beach 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.