FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 15, 2015
Devin Osting (202) 223-9523
The Alliance for Aviation Across America Commends Governor Snyder for Declaring September “General Aviation Appreciation Month”
Washington, DC – The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Governor Rick Snyder for proclaiming September “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Michigan, general aviation supports over 23,300 jobs and contributes $4 billion to the state’s total economic output.
“We thank Governor Snyder for this proclamation, which recognizes the importance of general aviation to the state of Michigan, as well as its rich aviation history,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “General aviation is a significant economic driver in the state, where it helps businesses thrive and supports law enforcement, disaster response, and many other critical services.”
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.