FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 16, 2015
Devin Osting (202) 223-9523
National Aviation Organization Commends Alabama Governor for Declaring October “General Aviation Appreciation Month”
Washington, DC—The Alliance for Aviation Across America applauded Governor Robert Bentley for declaring October 2015 “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” His proclamation highlights the important role of general aviation in Alabama, where the industry contributes $800 million in first round economic impacts annually.
“We thank the Governor for this proclamation, which highlights the vital importance of general aviation to the state of Alabama,” said Selena Shilad, Executive Director of the Alliance for Aviation Across America. “General aviation supports communities and businesses, as well as emergency medical care, law enforcement, forestry, 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.