Letters to Media

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NBAA regularly sends letters to newspaper editors and other individuals with media organizations to correct errors in coverage, rebut claims made by sources in news coverage, or provide information to help news organizations inform their coverage of the industry.

Below is a listing of letters to newspaper editors and other representatives with news media organizations.

Aug. 24, 2014
Letter to AL.com: Defending Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's Use of Business Aviation
July 20, 2014
“Facts Not Cats” – NBAA Letter to the Santa Monica Daily Press
June 18, 2014
NBAA Letter to USA Today Regarding Misleading Article Series "Unfit for Flight"
June 18, 2014
NBAA Letter to NPR Regarding NPR Marketplace Interview "How to Hide a Corporate Jet"
June 9, 2014
Letter to The Wall Street Journal: Business Aviation Helps Our Economy
April 4, 2014
Letter to The New York Times: Business Aviation Isn’t a ‘Taker’
March 19, 2014
NBAA Sets Washington Newspaper Straight on Business Aviation
March 9, 2014
Letter to The Seattle Times: Corporate Jets: Essential to Open Markets and Solidify Business Relationships
March 9, 2014
Letter to the Los Angeles Times: Business Aviation Is an American Asset
April 5, 2013
NBAA Rejects Off-Base ‘HuffPo’ Story on Business Aviation, Tower Closures
April 26, 2012
Airplanes Help Firms Compete in a Global Economy – Letter to The Boston Globe
March 14, 2012
Letter to The Wall Street Journal in Response to "Executive No-Fly Zone?"
June 28, 2011
Bolen/Bunce Opinon on NorthJersey.com: Teterboro Airport is a good neighbor
June 24, 2011
NBAA, Industry Rebut Wall Street Journal's One-Sided Article on Business Aviation
June 17, 2011
Letter to The Wall Street Journal in Response to "Corporate Jet Set: Leisure vs. Business"
May 23, 2011
Letter to The Wall Street Journal in Response to "For Highest Fliers, New Scrutiny"
April 13, 2011
Letter to USA Today in response to "Despite huge salaries, CEOs cling to their perks"
April 8, 2011
NBAA Response to Kiplinger.com posting "8 Outrageous Executive Perks"
January 5, 2011
Letter to The Atlantic in response to the article "Private Plane, Public Menace"
November 15, 2010
Letter to The New York Times in response to the column "The Private Way Around the Checkpoints"
May 17, 2010
Letter to KSTP-TV regarding a negative portrayal of Minnesota's community airports
February 19, 2010
Letter to Christian Science Monitor regarding "Plane crash in Austin points to vulnerabilities from small plane"
December 16, 2009
Letter to USA Today regarding "FAA Low Priorities get $3.5B in Grants"
November 28, 2009
Letter to Minneapolis Star-Tribune regarding "Xcel execs fly high in leased jets, at ratepayers' expense"
November 18, 2009
Letter to The New York Times regarding "Paying More for Flights Eases Guilt, Not Emissions"
November 2, 2009
Letter to USA Today regarding "Airports Get $1.1B for Pet Projects"
September 18, 2009
Letter to NBC's Today Show
September 17, 2009
Letter to USA Today regarding "Feds Keep Little Used Airports in Business"
August 7, 2009
Editorial Opinion: Clearing the Air in the Debate Over Business Aviation
June 19, 2009
Letter to The Wall Street Journal
December 28, 2008
Letter to The Denver Post
December 22, 2008
Letter to Associated Press Business Writer, Stevenson Jacobs
November 19, 2008
Letter to ABC News
August 28, 2008
Letter to San Diego's Daily Transcript
August 8, 2008
Letter to National Review
June 19, 2008
Letter to the Stanford Transportation Group (STG)
June 11, 2008
Letter to the Editor USA Today
February 21, 2008
Letter to USA Today
August 30, 2007
Letter to The Washington Post
June 6, 2007
Letter to Portland Press Herald
April 20, 2007
Letter to the Bergen Record
April 16, 2007
Letter to USA Today regarding "Ticket taxes fund corporate jets, weekend warriors"
April 13, 2007
Letter to Examiner regarding “Don't Fear the Jumbo Jet”
February 7, 2007
Letter to USA Today "Sweetheart deal for airlines"
January 7, 2007
Letter to the Fort Worth-Star Telegram "Focus will shift to FAA funding"
November 2006
Editorial Opinion to Professional Pilot
November 16, 2006
Letter to The Charlotte Observer
August 17, 2006
Letter to CNN's Larry King Live
May 24, 2006
Letter to The Charlotte Observer
May 17, 2006
Letter to The New York Times
March 16, 2006
Letter to The Wichita Eagle
October 3, 2005
Letter to The Wall Street Journal
July 3, 2005
Letter to the Bergen Record
May 5, 2005
Letter to USA Today regarding "The corporate jet: Necessity or ultimate executive toy?" article
April 28, 2005
Letter to Forbes magazine
March 18, 2005
Letter to Airport Journals
March 14, 2005
Letter to The New York Times
March 18, 2004
Letter to the Wall Street Journal regarding the "Cross-Examining Corporate-Jet Safety" article
August 6, 2003
Letter to USA Today regarding the "Pricey Perk Lets Executives Fly High" article
October 29, 2003
Letter to New York Times regarding the "Security is Loose on Corporate Aircraft" article