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Tuesday, 21 March, 2023

Recognize Industry Excellence with NATA Awards – Nomination Period Open

Washington, DC, March 21, 2023 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces a call for nominations to acknowledge the individuals, offices, and organizations demonstrating excellence in their fields and the highest levels of customer service to the general aviation community.

"NATA’s Industry Excellence Awards program is another important opportunity to lend your voice in recognizing individuals and companies elevating the general aviation industry and inspiring others to reach higher. We encourage you to acknowledge the exemplary work of our member community by submitting an award nomination today," stated NATA Vice President of Communications Shannon Chambers. 

Award nominations must be submitted by July 15, 2023.

Honorees will be announced this fall and recognized during NATA’s Industry Excellence Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the 2023 
Aviation Business Conference (ABC) from November 1-2 in Long Beach, California.

NATA is currently seeking 
nominations for:

The Airport Executive Partnership Award recognizing an airport manager for outstanding efforts to nurture the relationships between aviation businesses and airport operators.

The ATP/NATA General Aviation Service Technician Award honoring the exceptional performance of a licensed airframe and power plant mechanic or avionics technician who has practiced his or her craft for a period of 20 or more years.

The Excellence In Pilot Training Award acknowledging an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions in safety, professionalism, and leadership in the field of pilot training.

The NATA FBO Customer Service Representative Award highlighting the valuable impact FBO CSRs have on the success of our industry.

The NATA Future Leader Award recognizing an individual who has shown outstanding promise, passion, and professionalism within the general aviation community.
NATA Safety 1st Certified Line Service Professional Award underscoring the achievements of certified line service professionals and raising awareness of their positive impact on safety, service, and business success.

For general press inquiries, contact Shannon Chambers at 703-298-1347 or

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has been the voice of aviation business for more than 80 years. Representing nearly 3,700 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.