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Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Today, Juliet Jordan joins the NATA (National Air Transportation Association) team as Managing Director of Industry Affairs and Innovation. In this role, Jordan monitors executive branch agency activities and serves as the team liaison to NATA’s Airport Business, Environment, and AAM Committees. She represents the association at industry and government meetings, hearings, and events, including the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Technical Committee on Airport Facilities and Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions (EAGLE) initiative.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Since its founding in 1940, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has stood for professionalism, action, and partnership in aviation with its mission to provide a voice for aviation business, advocate for the unique needs of its members, and protect an essential industry. Incorporating these principles, the organization has updated its branding and shortened its name to reinforce its mission and reflect industry growth and advancement.

Friday, June 9, 2023
Washington, DC, June 9, 2023 – Today, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that DOT Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg will step in as acting FAA Administrator and Kathryn “Katie” Thomson will serve as FAA Deputy Administrator.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
NATA, as part of a coalition of seven aviation stakeholder organizations, formally submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed endangerment finding of lead in aviation gasoline (avgas). NATA stands behind the coalition’s reaffirmation of its collective support for removing lead from avgas through a safe and smart transition. In its comments, the coalition emphasized that it is in the public interest to eliminate lead from avgas and outlined industry’s continued work on an unleaded replacement that meets the safety performance needs of the U.S. fleet of piston aircraft as well as FAA regulatory requirements.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association was deeply saddened to learn of former DOT Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta’s passing and issued the following statement in tribute.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) recently re-introduced legislation that would expand the ability for private pilots to receive compensation under regulations permitting pilots and passengers to share flight expenses. NATA is engaged with Senator Lee’s office to understand their objectives and ensure awareness of the potential consequences.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
NATA continues its efforts to advocate for relief for aviation businesses as Congress and the White House pursue additional COVID stimulus legislation. President Biden has outlined a $1.9 trillion request to Congress and met last night with a group of Republican senators seeking a compromise package with a lower price tag.

Monday, February 1, 2021
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) asked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to continue the reform of Federal Excise Tax (FET) regulations by addressing unclear and confusing rules covering the collection responsibilities for air charter operators and brokers.

Friday, May 15, 2020
Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of the Treasury released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and instructions for the application.

Thursday, March 5, 2020
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) would like to express our sincere appreciation for the years of partnership with Carol Giles and all the hard work and dedication she has given to the Association.

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