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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association announced an enhanced focus on Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) relative to general aviation infrastructure and air charter operations development. To shore up this effort, Megan Eisenstein will shift her responsibilities from Managing Director of Industry and Regulatory Affairs to Managing Director of Industry Affairs and Innovation to lead NATA’s initiatives while Ryan Waguespack will serve as Senior Advisor (AAM) to foster the connection between this emerging sector and the Part 135 environment.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced that Todd Anderson, A.A.E., Chief Operating Officer of Sheltair Aviation, was named Board Vice Chair at the Association’s fall Board of Directors meeting held in conjunction with NATA’s Aviation Business Conference last week in Miami.

Monday, October 31, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce that Alan Stephens, former FAA Flight Standards’ Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Air Carrier Safety Assurance (ACSA), has been named Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Stephens will take over as department head from John McGraw, who will continue to foster collaboration and connectivity between the Transportation Security Administration and industry in his new role as NATA Senior Advisor (Security).

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
President Biden signed the Advanced Air Mobility Coordination and Leadership Act (S. 516) into law yesterday, establishing a working group of federal agency representatives to plan for the safety, operations, infrastructure, security, and federal investment necessary for maturation of our nation’s AAM ecosystem in coordination with a broad array of industry stakeholders. The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) released the following statement on the bill’s enactment:

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) released the first update to the NATA Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses – a self-certification process for any aviation business interested in pursuing flexible, cost-effective options to lower its carbon footprint. The most significant changes to the standard include the introduction of a second checklist option for organizations with more than one location and the addition of a sustainability strategies supplement, providing an enhanced approach to achieve and further promote the goal of the Standard.

Friday, October 7, 2022
Washington, DC, October 7, 2022 – The general aviation industry and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have a shared goal to rid lead from all aviation fuel used for piston-powered aircraft no later than 2030. The FAA and industry have come together under the EAGLE (Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions) banner to see this mission realized.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Today, the Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions (EAGLE) initiative executive committee announced Robert Olislagers as Senior Coordinator of the initiative, announced that the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) and National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) have joined EAGLE’s executive committee, and formally introduced the leads for the initiative’s key focus pillars.

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and its affiliated partner, NATA Compliance Services (NATACS), welcomed the confirmation of the Honorable David Pekoske to serve a second term as Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Monday, September 12, 2022
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) released “Unleaded Avgas Conversion Considerations for Aviation Fuel Providers,” a white paper developed by the Association’s GA Fuel Subcommittee, with industry input and support, to educate fuel service providers on best practices for deploying unleaded avgas.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Curt Castagna issued the following statement on the passing of industry champion and NATA staunch supporter Gil Wolin, Publisher of Business Aviation Advisor and past NATA Board Member.

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