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NATA Statement on the Passing of Former House T&I Chairman Jim Oberstar

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NATA Statement on the Passing of Former House T&I Chairman Jim Oberstar 

Alexandria, VA, May 3, 2014 – The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks on the passing of Former House T&I Chairman Jim Oberstar:



“American aviation, and general aviation in particular, mourns the passing of one of its greatest proponents. From his position in Congress, Jim Oberstar championed the causes of aviation safety, modernization and infrastructure development. Americans owe a great deal to his unflagging interest and support in developing what is the world's best aviation system. NATA joins the rest of the aviation community in recognizing the accomplishments of this great legislator.”

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The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has been the voice of aviation business for over 75 years. Representing nearly 2,300 aviation businesses, NATA’s member companies provide a broad range of services to general aviation, the airlines and the military and NATA serves as the public policy group representing the interests of aviation businesses before Congress and the federal agencies.