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Friday, May 13, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) joined forces with a host of other aviation stakeholders urging the Biden Administration to address significant regulatory roadblocks that currently hinder wide-scale commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).




Tuesday, May 10, 2022
On May 6, President Biden announced his intent to nominate the Honorable David Pekoske to serve a second term as Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator. David Pekoske was first confirmed by the U.S. Senate in August 2017. The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement in support.




Friday, April 29, 2022
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced two key pieces of aviation legislation—the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation Act (H.R. 3482) and the Advanced Aviation Infrastructure Modernization (AAIM) Act (H.R. 6270)—with wide, bi-partisan support. The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement in support.




Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Today, President Joe Biden reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and recognized it as a pivotal component in the aviation industry reaching its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.




Monday, April 4, 2022
Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) launched Safety 1st Verify – an online directory providing insight into FBO and airport participation in leading industry safety programs, including Safety 1st, IS-BAH, Safety 1st Clean, and Fuel QC Management System. Safety 1st Verify is an evolution of its predecessor, the FBO Status Map, that allows for enhanced search and filtering actions as well as more robust operational and facility information.




Tuesday, March 15, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is pleased to announce that applications for the 2022 Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Award Program are available now through May 13, 2022.




Wednesday, March 2, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) thanks Senator James Inhofe for his decades of public service and his steadfast support of the general aviation industry, following the Senator’s announcement he will retire in January 2023. An avid aviator, Senator Inhofe has been a stalwart champion for general aviation in the U.S. Congress since he won his seat in 1986, first in the House of Representatives and for the past 28 years in Senate.




Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Leaders of aviation and petroleum groups have committed to an initiative laying out a clear plan to transition piston-engine aircraft to lead-free aviation fuels by the end of 2030.




Thursday, February 17, 2022
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) issued the following statement on the Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement of Steve Dickson’s decision to step down as Administrator at the end of March 2022.




Monday, February 14, 2022
Last week, Aeroplex Group Partners (Aeroplex), headquartered in Long Beach, California, became the first airport developer to self-certify under NATA’s Sustainability Standard for Aviation Businesses – a free industry standard designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (including CO2), increase use of more environmentally friendly energy sources, reduce waste, and encourage sustainability operation-wide.


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