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NATA representatives have been monitoring the ongoing government provisions for aircraft operations affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The situation is extremely dynamic, and operators are urged to review information from all sources to ensure awareness of the latest restrictions and provisions. NATA will be providing regular briefings via email, which are also available here. 

Please view the available guidance below. If you have any questions, comments on what we can do to help, or feedback on your experience navigating through the relief loan process, please contact NATA at

Register Now for NATA's Next Webinar for Part 135 - "Operating in the New Regulatory Environment"

On April 1st at Noon Eastern, NATA will hold a discussion for Part 135 carriers on operating in the new regulatory environment. This webinar is hosted by NATA’s Air Charter Committee and led by NATA Vice President of Regulatory Affairs John McGraw and NATA Senior Advisor Jacqueline Rosser. 

The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. 

Business Resources 

Aviation Medical Bulletin Special Edition: Coronavirus (2019nCoV) - March 31, 2020

Smith-Free Group - The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act

Monument Advocacy - Key Points of the CARES Act

VedderPrice - Coronavirus Aviation Industry Relief Legislation

Bean Kinney & Korman, PC Coronavirus Resource Page

Government Enacts Stimulus Package with Extensive Benefits for Employers and Employees by Maureen Carr (Bean Kinney & Korman, PC)

NATA COVID-19: Guidance for FBOs and Ground Handlers

 Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Loans

Small Business Administration Loan Guidance and Resources - March 31, 2020

NATA Small Business Loan Relief Guidance

U.S. Chamber Small Business Emergency Loan Guide

NATA's "Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Law" webinar recording

State-focused information:

Pandemic Preparation & Response Plan Template for Business

Business Continuity Plan Template - Risk Strategies Company 

Business Continuity Planning Toolkit - Risk Strategies Company 

Chamber of Commerce Resources Page for Businesses -

Customizable Flyer for Businesses -

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 2020:

Occupational Health and Safety Program Template - Crisis Management Program

What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19 - EEOC

Client Alert—Coronavirus Information for the Employer - Shackelford 

COVID-19 FAQs for Employers - Maureen E. Carr with Bean Kinney & Korman PC

COVID-19 Passenger Declaration Form

Traveler's Health Declaration/Questionnaire

*Best Practices for Business Aviation Operators via MedAire - Fact Sheets



Essential Employee Guidance

United States Areas with Shelter-in-Place/Stay-at-Home Orders

Information from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency - Updated March 28

Information and Resources for FBOs and Other General Aviation Support Businesses Considered “Essential Services” Under Federal Guidance

NATA developed a Tier 1 Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Letter that may be personalized with your company’s information and carried by your employees to prove their designated status when accessing COVID-19 restricted areas. Email NATA at for a copy of the letter. 



Federal Agency Documents

FAA - FAQs Regarding COVID-19 Exemptions

FAA Grants NATA Requested Exemption on Expired Airman Medical Certificates for Part 135 operations outside of the US (international operations)

FAA Grants Temporary Halt on the Enforcement of Certain Expiring Medical Certificates  (domestic operations)

FAA Grants Exemptions for Pilot Currency and Training

FAA - Considerations for State, Local, and Territorial COVID-19 Restrictions that Impact Air Transportation

FAA - Information for Airport Sponsors Considering COVID-19 Restrictions or Accommodations

FEMA - Rumor Control

FEMA - National Emergency Business Operations Center

NGA - State-focused Coronavirus Updates

Notice: DOT Testing and COVID-19 Guidance - Provides clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service agents on conducting DOT drug-and-alcohol testing given concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  

National Emergency Business Operations Center:

Rumor control:

FAA Statement - Travel to Puerto Rico in Response to COVID-19 March 24, 2020

Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the Countries of the Schengen Area

CBP Regional Carrier Liaison Groups

Federal Register - Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service between the United States and Canada

Federal Register - Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico

Department of Homeland Security - Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and FerriesService Between the United States and Canada

Department of Homeland Security - Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and FerriesService Between the United States and Mexico

Transportation Security Agency - Driver's License COVID-19 Information




NATA Guidance for Aircraft Cleaning - March 26, 2020

 Best Practices for Medical Transportation and Risk Mitigation - Webinar Recording

Aircraft Interior Disinfection - Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Inquiries - Textron Aviation -Specific Guidance

Nationwide Aircraft Cleaning - Immaculate Flight

Customer Services Advisory Wire - Bombardier

Falcon Service News Flash - Dassault

Notice Letter - Embraer

Maintenance & Operations Letter - Gulfstream



International Guidance

U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories

ICAO information on COVID-19 Economic Impacts

ICAO COVID-19 online information portal

ICAO Facilitation website

CAPSCA Website COVID-19 area


Department of Homeland Security - DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus



NATA Briefings, Letters, and Releases

 Daily Legislative Briefings

NATA President COVID-19 Briefings

NATA Legislative Asks

FAA Grants Temporary Halt on the Enforcement of Expiring Medical Certificates

NATA Continues Fight for Relief for All Aviation Businesses

General Aviation Asks the Senate and House to Consider Industry in Supplemental Appropriations

General and Business Aviation Groups Highlight Industry’s Capabilities and Experience in Emergency Response

NATA, as Part of an Industry Coalition, Calls for Relief Assistance for All Air Carriers

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