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NBAA2010: Where Business Aviation Powers Business

Nowhere was the reach, diversity and economic impact of the business aviation industry more in evidence than at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010), held from October 19 to 21, 2010, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, with a Static Display of Aircraft at DeKalb Peachtree Airport. Review this Online News Bureau site for articles, videos, podcasts, presentations and photos from the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

NBAA2010 Highlights

Successful NBAA2010 Demonstrates Show's Continued ValueSuccessful NBAA2010 Demonstrates Show's Continued Value

October 21, 2010 – As NBAA2010 concluded, Association President and CEO Ed Bolen said the highly successful show reflects its continuing value, even as the industry continues to confront a turbulent marketplace. See the final show results.

NBAA's Convention Returning to Las Vegas in 2011 NBAA's Convention Returning to Las Vegas in 2011

October 21, 2010 – At the close of this week's Convention, Exhibitors, Attendees and staff are already looking forward to next year's show in Las Vegas, where a group of local partners has worked with NBAA to make the site ideal for hosting NBAA2011. Learn more about NBAA2011.

Aviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots' During NBAA ShowStudents Explore Career Possibilities at NBAA's Convention

October 21, 2010 – Approximately 225 students attended NBAA's Careers in Business Aviation Day, where they heard keynote speakers like Gene Cernan and had an opportunity to speak with industry mentors. Learn more about Careers Day.

Aviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots' During NBAA ShowAviation Legends Honored as 'Master Pilots'

October 21, 2010 – Five industry legends – Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, Clay Lacy, Russ Meyer and Arnold Palmer – were recognized as Wright Brothers Master Pilots by the FAA during NBAA2010 for having demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise while flying safely for 50 or more years. More.

Palmer Honored for Meritorious Service AwardPalmer Honored With Meritorious Service Award

October 20, 2010 – NBAA's first-ever second-day General Session was a celebration of heroes that culminated with the presentation of NBAA's 2010 Meritorious Service Award to golfing legend, businessman and American icon Arnold Palmer. Review the award presentation details.

Buffett Congratulates Palmer for NBAA AwardBuffett Congratulates Palmer for NBAA Award

October 20, 2010 – In a video message presented at the second-day General Session, legendary investor Warren Buffett congratulates golfing legend Arnold Palmer on receiving NBAA's Meritorious Service to Aviation Award.
Watch the video.

Business Aviation's Airlift to HaitiVideo: Business Aviation’s Airlift to Haiti

October 20, 2010 – This video, first presented at the NBAA2010 Wednesday General Session, highlights the important role business aviation community served following the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010.
Watch the video.

NBAA2010 Speakers Agree: Business Aviation Means JobsNBAA2010 Speakers Agree: Business Aviation Means Jobs

October 19, 2010 – The NBAA2010 Opening General Session featured leaders from both government and business who voices their support of business aviation, including the Georgia governor and head of the U.S. Chamber of Congress. Review Opening General Session speaker highlights.

FAA, TSA Commit to Continued Partnership With Business Aviation

October 19, 2010 – The top officials of the FAA and TSA today reiterated their desire to work collaboratively with the business aviation community, and pledged to seek industry input on pending regulations and initiatives. Learn more.

NBAA Flight Plan Podcast: New Study Shows Planes = Gains for Small- to Mid-size CompaniesPodcast: New Study Shows Planes = Gains for Small- to Mid-size Companies

October 19, 2010 – A new study by NEXA Advisors shows that the benefits of business aviation aren’t limited to Fortune 500 companies. Listen to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Travel to China Growing, but Still ChallengingPodcast: ABACE Is Back in 2012

October 18, 2010 – The NBAA and its Asian counterpart, the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) announced the return of ABACE – the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition – in 2012. NBAA President Ed Bolen was joined in this news conference by AsBAA Chairman Chuck Woods and Helena Lang, chief representative of the Peoples Republic of China.
Listen to the NBAA Flight Plan podcast.
Review the press release.

Archived NBAA2010 News

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