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Flight Attendant Committee Pursuing Multiple Initiatives

ORLANDO, FL, October 7, 2008 – NBAA’s Flight Attendant Committee is moving forward on a number of projects designed to enhance the safety and efficiency of business aviation operations.

Today, at the NBAA 61st Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2008), the Flight Attendants Committee is holding a public meeting from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. in room S310C, where the committee will continue formulating plans for its upcoming 2009 Flight Attendants Conference, scheduled for June 25 to 27 in New Orleans. Visitors are encouraged to come to Tuesday’s meeting to provide input. This year’s NBAA 13th Annual Flight Attendants Conference was held on June 27 and 28 in Tucson, AZ, attracting more than 275 people.

In addition, the committee is updating the flight attendant training standards section of the NBAA Management Guide. The group is meeting with flight attendant training providers on Wednesday in Orlando to develop training criteria.

Other recent accomplishments of the committee include presentation of scholarships to 48 flight attendants/flight technicians during 2008, and development, in conjunction with various caterers, of food safety and security guidelines for business aviation. The Flight Attendant Committee Catering Working Group is providing recommendations to visitors at the NBAA Headquarters Booth today to help raise awareness of food safety issues.

NBAA’s Standing Committees work together on behalf of the NBAA Membership to promote business aviation safety, access, professional development, operational excellence and security. To learn more, visit www.nbaa.org/committees, or apply for NBAA Standing Committee membership at www.nbaa.org/committees/application.

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