NATA COO Keith DeBerry and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Alan Stephens provided a voice for aviation businesses and 135 operators at the FAA Aviation Safety Summit in McLean, VA on March 15.
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Curt Castagna testified today before the House Aviation Subcommittee to discuss solution-focused proposals that secure a vibrant future for general aviation. In the testimony, NATA highlights the critical importance of FAA Reauthorization legislation that will maintain the security and increase the resiliency of the National Airspace System while refining the focus and improving the efficiency of its regulatory agency.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce that Ken Thompson has been promoted to full-time Managing Director of Regulatory Affairs and industry expert Paige Kroner has joined the NATA team as Senior Advisor, Industry Relations.
Friday, February 17, 2023
The National Air Transportation Association issued the following statement on the FAA’s recent release of its final rule draft requiring certain airport certificate holders to develop, implement, maintain, and adhere to an airport safety management system (SMS).
Today, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Curt Castagna congratulated the new Chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation, Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA).
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
On Wednesday, January 18, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) held a successful Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Town Hall in conjunction with its AAM Committee meeting in Washington, DC, announcing new committee leadership relative to infrastructure and flight operations.
The Town Hall: AAM Landscape fostered connections between the AAM community and NATA’s other policy committees, providing a forum for leaders from the Association’s AAM, Air Charter, GA Airport, Safety, and Environment committees to discuss operations, ground infrastructure, safety, maintenance, security, and ground handling training relative to AAM.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
A coalition of seven aviation stakeholder organizations has formally submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed endangerment finding of lead in aviation gasoline (avgas). The coalition reaffirmed its support for removing lead from avgas through a safe and smart transition.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Washington, DC, January 10, 2023 – Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Curt Castagna congratulated the new leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) and Ranking Member Rick Larsen (D-WA).
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) released an update to its industry-wide Safety 1st General Aviation Misfueling Prevention Program — a free, online training resource for pilots, line service professionals, and other aircraft refueling stakeholders.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 signed by the President late last week supports general aviation’s progress toward a lead-free future. The legislation includes $10 million for additional fuel testing and evaluation to assist the collaborative industry-government effort to move general aviation to a fleetwide drop-in, lead-free fuel solution no later than 2030.