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The NBAA 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012) represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business – there's no other aviation event that can match it. Key operators and industry leaders are meeting in Orlando, FL, to conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead.

Review this Online News Bureau site for articles, videos, photo galleries, presentations and company profiles from the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

Thursday, November 1, 2012


Youths Urged to Follow Their Dreams at Career SessionYouths Urged to Follow Their Dreams at Career Session

At NBAA2012, Career Day keynote speaker Barrington Irving gave an inspirational talk to area students. He stressed that in order for youths to achieve their dreams, they needed to be self-reliant. Watch the video.

SureFlight Aircraft CompletionsExhibitor Profile: SureFlight Aircraft Completions

SureFlight Aircraft Completions, a Coastville, PA-based company, finds NBAA's Convention the perfect venue to meet with prospects in one convenient location. Learn more.

2012 NBAA/CAN Benefit Raises $371,000 for Life-Saving Flights2012 NBAA/CAN Benefit Raises $371,000 for Life-Saving Flights

NBAA and the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) today applauded those who helped raise $371,000 yesterday through an industry benefit held to support CAN's life-saving flights for cancer patients. Learn more.

Barrington Irving Says Anything Is Possible to Students at NBAA2012 Career DayBarrington Irving Says Anything Is Possible to Students at NBAA2012 Career Day

Students were inspired and encouraged by aviation pioneer Barrington Irving at NBAA2012 Career Day. Learn more.

Air Safety Art International (ASAI)Exhibitor Profile: Air Safety Art International (ASAI)

(ASAI) is a family-owned company in Bellingham, WA that has attended NBAA’s Convention several times before, but is exhibiting for the first time. Read more.

Careers in Business Aviation DayPhotos: Careers in Business Aviation Day

View photos from Careers in Business Aviation Day, which allowed middle school, high school and college students to attend NBAA2012; and provided an overview the career possibilities in the business aviation industry. See images.

Exhibitors, Attendees Give Light Aircraft Static Display Positive ReviewsExhibitors, Attendees Give Light Aircraft Static Display Positive Reviews

NBAA2012 again featured two static displays of aircraft, including one at the Orange County Convention Center featuring about a dozen aircraft. Read more about the OCCC static display.

ASAPExhibitor Profile: Aerospace Services and Products (ASAP)

This is Hudson, MI, based Aerospace Service & Products, Inc. (ASAP) fourth time exhibiting at NBAA's Convention. "We're here just to be part of the community." Read more.

Study Shows Business Aviation Grows CompaniesStudy Shows Business Aviation Grows Companies

Owning a business aircraft makes companies more competitive and successful, according to a newly published study from NEXA Advisors, LLC, which was unveiled at NBAA2012. Read more.


NBAA, Regional Groups Commit to Deeper CollaborationNBAA, Regional Groups Commit to Deeper Collaboration

At its annual networking session, NBAA’s Local & Regional Group Subcommittee announced a new commitment to enhance communication with regional groups and provide them tools for sharing ideas and resources. Read more.

Cessna Launches Seventh Citation Olympics Airlift at NBAA2012Cessna Launches Seventh Citation Olympics Airlift at NBAA2012

Cessna Aircraft Company announced at NBAA2012 that it’s seeking Citation business jet owners and operators to participate in the company's Citation Special Olympics Airlift. Learn more..

Global Air ChartersExhibitor Profile: Global Air Charters

For Global Air Charters, based at Teterboro Airport, NBAA2012 offers an unparalleled opportunity to market their company and, hopefully, generate new business. Read more.


New Traffic Management Tool Could Provide Preferred ReroutesNew Traffic Management Tool Could Provide Preferred Reroutes

An NBAA2012 education session says operators facing an en route constraint will have the opportunity to identify reroute options and may be able to minimize the impact of airspace constraints. Learn more about CTOP..

NBAA Web Resources Help Users Speak Out About Value of Business AviationVideo: NBAA Web Resources Help Users Speak Out About Value of Business Aviation

NBAA’s Lisa Piccione, senior vice president, legislative affairs, says it’s crucial that everyone make their voices heard about the importance of business aviation. Watch the video.

SkyVectorExhibitor Profile: SkyVector

SkyVector, a Seattle, WA company came to the Convention to meet new licensing partners, new advertisers and FBOs to expand its airport directory. Read more.


Archived NBAA2012 News

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