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.
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.
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.
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.
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.