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Friday, November 5, 2021
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, a $1.2 trillion package that includes $25 billion in new airport spending over the next five years.




Wednesday, November 3, 2021
As Congress prepares to finalize its funding allocations for fiscal year 2022, six aviation associations came together to ask the leadership of the Appropriations Committee Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) Subcommittee in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to increase funding for the Alternative Fuels for General Aviation program.




Monday, November 1, 2021
On behalf of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) membership and staff, President and CEO Timothy Obitts expressed sorrow over the sudden loss of longtime staff member M. Johanna (Sigmond) O’Toole, who passed away unexpectedly last week.




Monday, November 1, 2021
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) unveiled a new sustainability initiative, the NATA Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses, to provide aviation businesses and airports a self-certification process for pursuing flexible, cost-effective options to lower their carbon footprint.




Thursday, October 28, 2021
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce that the 2022 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars incorporates changes proposed and supported by NATA, providing aviation businesses significant tools to protect against fire without the use of foam fire suppression systems.




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:




Tuesday, August 10, 2021
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.




Thursday, August 5, 2021
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.


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