Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the formation of the Ground Safety Alliance (GSA) at this week’s virtual Ground Handling Safety Symposium (GHSS). The Ground Safety Alliance is a collaborative industry-led organization dedicated to leveraging data to help advance business aviation and general aviation ground handling safety.
Thursday, September 9, 2021
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement on the future of sustainable fuels in American aviation.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
On Monday, the U.S. Senate approved Jennifer Homendy to serve as Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board. National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Timothy Obitts issued the following statement in response:
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a $1 trillion package that includes $25 billion in new airport spending over the next five years.
Yesterday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the 33 members who will serve on its Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC), including a two-year reappointment of John McGraw, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. McGraw has represented aviation businesses as a member of the ASAC for seven years.
Steve Berry, Manager of Fuel Quality and Safety for the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), has been appointed to the Energy Institute’s (EI) Aviation Committee, whose work is essential for the safety of over 100,000 daily air passenger flights across the globe.
Yesterday, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Airport Facilities overseeing NFPA 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars voted to approve the two revisions to NFPA 409 supported by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA).
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces Board of Directors leadership changes and the election of two new members.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement in support of S. 2166, the Recognizing and Ensuring Taxpayer Access to Infrastructure Necessary (RETAIN) for GPS and Satellite Communications Act. Introduced by Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Tammy Duckworth (D-Il), and Mike Rounds (R-SD), this bipartisan legislation requires Ligado to cover the cost for correcting any interference their operations may create for the public or private sector, including the aviation industry. Under the current order, Ligado is only required to upgrade or replace government devices that are impacted, leaving the private sector and its consumers to bear the costs for repairs related to private sector GPS signal interference.
Today, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), along with Aviation Subcommittee Chair Rick Larsen (D-WA), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH), reintroduced the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2021.