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EBACE2007 Poised to Set Records

Number of Exhibitors, Booth Spaces and Aircraft Surpasses Totals from 2006

Contact: Dan Hubbard at (202) 783-9360 or dhubbard@nbaa.org

WASHINGTON, DC, April 30, 2007 – The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), co-producers of the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), today announced that the Convention, scheduled for May 22 through 24, 2007, is on target to set new records for the total number of Exhibitors, booth spaces and aircraft on the Static Display of Aircraft. EBACE is the only European exhibition focusing exclusively on business aviation.

In 2006, the Exhibitor count for EBACE reached 292; there were 1,206 booth spaces sold, and 52 fixed-wing aircraft joined four business helicopters on Static Display.

To date, only a limited amount of indoor exhibit space remains, with 1,410 booth spaces sold in Halls 6 and 7 of Geneva PALEXPO. Over 340 Exhibitors have contracted for space, and the Static Display of Aircraft on Geneva International Airport is sold out, with 56 aircraft (54 fixed-wing and two helicopters) confirmed.

Famed aviator Dr. Bertrand Piccard will deliver the keynote address at EBACE's Opening General Session, to be held at the Geneva PALEXPO, in Ballroom B on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Moderated by EBAA CEO Brian Humphries and NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, and themed, "How Business Aviation Helps Fuel the European Entrepreneurial Spirit," the Opening General Session is the first of many valuable, informative sessions that will be held at EBACE. Additional Information Sessions and equipment-specific Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Sessions will address the issues facing business aviation in Europe today, as well as those on the horizon.

Exhibit Halls 6 and 7 of Geneva PALEXPO will include Exhibitors featuring the latest products and services available in business aviation. An incredible collection of state-of-the-art business aircraft will be on the Static Display at Geneva International Airport. Nearly 10,000 Attendees will be present from Europe, the Middle East and around the world.

EBACE2008 will be held in Geneva from May 20 to 22, 2008. Further details about EBACE2008 can be obtained at either EBAA Booth #1501 or NBAA Booth #1560 in Hall 6 at Geneva PALEXPO.

For more information about EBACE, visit www.ebace.aero.

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