Legislative & Regulatory Issues

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Legislative & Regulatory Issues

Throughout its history, NBAA has worked to support policies that foster business aviation in the United States and around the world. Among the policy priorities for the Association and the industry it represents are modernization of the nation's aviation system, building upon the already outstanding safety record for business aviation and preserving secure access to airports and airspace. Review NBAA Issues Briefs relating to the topics below.

  • Business Aviation Essential to Local Economies and National Interest

    Business Aviation Essential to Local Economies and National Interest

    Business aviation plays a critical role in driving economic growth, jobs and investment across the U.S. Learn more.

  • Oppose Onerous Aviation User Fees

    Oppose Onerous Aviation User Fees

    Implementing a $100-per-flight user fee would unnecessarily complicate a tax system, create a costly new federal billing and collection bureaucracy to administer, and impose a significant administrative burden on individuals and small businesses. Learn more.

  • FAA Reauthorization and Modernization

    FAA Reauthorization and Modernization

    NBAA supports the continued transition to a future aviation system that is satellite-based rather than today’s ground-based navigation system, and supports preserving the general aviation community's financial contributions to the air transportation system through the payment of fuel taxes, rather than new user fees. Learn more.

  • Keeping Safety in Focus

    Keeping Safety in Focus

    The highest priority for NBAA and the industry it represents has always been ensuring safety in every aspect of business aviation. Because of this consistent focus, the safety record for business aviation has historically been comparable to that for the major passenger airlines. Learn more.

  • Enhancing General Aviation Security

    Enhancing General Aviation Security

    The business aviation community and the federal government have adopted many security measures to harden the industry against terrorist threats. NBAA works to ensure that the businesses in its Membership have secure and reliable access to airspace and airports across the country. Learn more.

  • Minimizing the Industry's Environmental Impact

    Minimizing the Industry's Environmental Impact

    NBAA and the industry promote reasonable and balanced policies that support the industry's twin goals of promoting the mobility and growth of business aviation while minimizing its environmental footprint. Learn more.