Aviation Business: An Essential Industry

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has worked diligently throughout its 80+ history to highlight the many ways that NATA members and the wider aviation business industry contributes to their communities through the provision of critical services, the support of the nation’s economic growth and emergency response efforts, and in promoting trade and tourism worldwide. The essential support of this vital industry has been realized time and time again during crises such as disaster relief and COVID-19.

To assist in sharing these incredible stories NATA is pleased to present, “Aviation Business: An Essential Industry” – a single source spotlighting our industry.

Email jlegere@nata.aero to share your story or let us know how people and companies can assist in your area.

Maui Fire Relief

Aid to Maui Wildfire Victims is Flown Out of Van Nuys Airport

Clay Lacy Aviation sends 1,200 pounds of relief supplies to Maui fire victims

General Aviation Comes to the Rescue In Maui Fire Relief

Resources for Maui Wildfire Victims

 Van Nuys Airport Tenants Help

 Photos courtesy of Clay Lacy Aviation

Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Naples Airport Stages Hurricane Relief for Pine Island

Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is partnering with Aerobridge to aid the Louisiana-Gulf area. If you have a desire to support, there is still a tremendous need for supplies and flight services to staging locations in Pensacola, FL, and Beaumont, TX.

NATA Member Alert: Assisting in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida
Beaumont Municipal Airport takes flight to bring relief to Louisiana neighbors in Ida aftermath

Supply collection in Beaumont, TX:


Vaccine Distribution Efforts

DuPage Airport and the City of West Chicago Partner to Provide More than 2,000 COVID-19 Vaccinations

Tecnam's Aircraft for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Endorsed by NATA

Universal Weather and Aviation Facilitates COVID Testing at Top Airports

Vaccine Site Opens at Arlington AirportDrive-Through Mass Vaccination Site Opens in Snohomish County, WA

Fresh Air Provides Indispensable Link In Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Chain

TIME: To Vaccinate U.S. Veterans, Health Care Workers Must Cross Mountains, Plains and Tundra


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