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2008 NBAA Update Archives

December 29, 2008
Public Hearings on New TSA Proposal Start Next Week – Prepare Now
NBAA Advocating for Industry's Priorities With Obama Transition Team
Newspapers Publishing NBAA Response to Negative Industry Coverage

December 22, 2008
NBAA Challenges Inaccurate Picture of Business Aviation Presented in AP Article
Don’t Forget: NBAA Has Resources to Help Members Respond to Negative Media Coverage
Treasury Provision on Business Aviation in Auto Package Appears to Mimic Failed Legislative Approach

December 15, 2008
NBAA Letter to Congress: Business Aviation Vital to Companies
Congressional Leaders Support Business Aviation in Recent Auto Bill Discussions
NBAA, Other Groups Call for Stimulus Package Investment in Aviation

December 8, 2008
With Business Aviation in the Spotlight, NBAA Advocates for Industry
NBAA Makes Media Briefing Resources Available to Members
NBAA to Participate in Washington Security Forum

December 1, 2008
NBAA Launches New Web Site Today
Bolen to Represent Industry in FAA Safety Panel Discussion
NBAA Podcast Explains 2008 ESA Bonus Depreciation Provision

November 24, 2008
Bolen Outlines Industry Priorities in Obama Transition Policy Meetings
NBAA Works to Correct Media Misperceptions About Business Aviation
NBAA Challenges ABC News Portrayal of Business Aviation

November 17, 2008
House Aviation Panel Member Voices Concerns on TSA Security Proposal for GA
NBAA Urges IRS To Set Aside Proposed Changes to Passive Activity Rules
NBAA Has Preliminary Airspace Information for Presidential Inauguration

November 10, 2008
TSA Grants the NBAA and AOPA Joint Request for LASP Comment Extension
NBAA Has New Resource on Issues Related to International Aircraft Transactions
NBAA Reiterates Importance of Aviation System Investments in Letter to House Committee

November 3, 2008
As TSA Publishes New Security Proposal, NBAA Helps Members Send Comments
NBAA, AOPA Request Extension to Comment Period on TSAs LASP Proposal
Bolen Tells TSA Administrator Comments on GA Security Proposal Will Be Substantial

October 27, 2008
FAA Issues InFO Regarding Carriage of Air Operator Certificate
Important Reminder: New International NOTAMs Effective Nov. 1
2008 Bombardier Safety Standdown a Success

October 20, 2008
In Meeting With TSA Officials, NBAA Underscores Concern Over New Security Proposal
IRS Publishes 2009 Aviation Excise Tax Rates
FAA to Expand Use of Runway Status Lights

October 13, 2008
NBAA Closely Scrutinizing New TSA Proposal
NBAA Makes Information and Resources on GA Security Available to Members and News Organizations
TSA Official Updates NBAA Members on Security Initiatives

October 8, 2008
NBAA2008 Closes With Over 30,000 In Attendance
Florida Aviation Day Creates Career, Networking Opportunities
New Enforcement Panel Emphasizes Importance of Seeking Counsel When in Doubt

October 7, 2008
Day Two of NBAA2008 Concludes With 30,000 On Hand
NBAA 61st Annual Meeting & Convention Kicks Off With Media Breakfast
NBAA2008 Opening General Session Recognizes Trends, Issues and Contributions to Industry

October 6, 2008
NBAA2008 Opens Today in Orlando
Be Advised of New International NOTAMs Effective Nov. 1
NBAA2008 Online Convention News Bureau Features Continuous Show Coverage

September 29, 2008
Congress Passes Another FAA Funding Extension, NBAA Underscores Need for Multi-Year Reauthorization
House Aviation Panel Reviews Runway Safety Issues
Federal Regulators, Industry Leaders to Present at NBAA2008

September 22, 2008
In Aviation Panel Forum, Bolen Underscores Value of System Modernization
Wall Street Developments Highlight Need for Awareness in Insurance Matters
NBAA Supports House Legislation to Curb Energy Futures Speculation Trading

September 15, 2008
In Hurricane Ike's Aftermath, NBAA in Touch With Local, Federal Officials
Federal Officials Continue Examining GA Security
New International NOTAM to Become Effective on Oct. 6

September 8, 2008
Boyer and Saling Announced as Recipients of NBAA's Highest Honors
Sumwalt to Be Safety Town Hall Meeting Keynoter at NBAA2008
FAA Reminds Operators to Carry Certified Copy of Air Carrier Certificate

September 1, 2008
NBAA Site Has The Latest On Hurricane Gustav Airport Closures and Special Procedures
NBAA Working With FAA To Coordinate Flights Into Gustav-Impacted Airports
Stay Current On Airspace Changes With NBAA Airspace Alerts

August 25, 2008
NBAA Extends Condolences to Friends, Family of Connie Penne
NBAA Convention Opening General Session to Feature Industry Leaders
NBAA's Business Aviation Insider Has Tips for Secure International Travel

August 18, 2008
NBAA Reminds News Outlets of Security Measures Already in Place for GA
DOT Releases SIFL Rates for Second Half of 2008
ADIZ Familiarization Training Mandated for Pilots

August 11, 2008
NBAA Comments Included in USA Today Story on GA Security
Bolen Challenges Proponents of User Fees in National Review Magazine
IRS Notice on Passive Loss Rules Could Create Tax Trap

August 4, 2008
NBAA Speaking Out on Fuel Costs
NBAA Monitoring Developments Related to Last Week's Accident in MN
FAA Seeking Comments on EFB Operational Authorization Process

July 28, 2008
NBAA Signs Coalition Letter Urging Congressional Action on Fuel Prices
FAA Lengthens Validity of Medical Certificates; NBAA Web Site Has Details
Visit NBAA at Oshkosh This Week

July 21, 2008
Business Aviation Challenged by Rising Fuel Costs, Bolen Tells Panel
NBAA Joins Coalition Working for Lower Fuel Prices
FAA Grant Funds Hotline to Report Illegal Charter

July 14, 2008
FY2009 Transportation Package Advances in Senate
NBAA Web Site Has Q&A on Host Change for ICAO Flight Plans
FAA Addresses NBAA's Concerns on Use of Part 142 Training Centers

July 7, 2008
NBAA Encourages Owner Participation in FAA Survey
NBAA 13th Annual Flight Attendants Conference Most Well Attended Yet
Insider Feature 'Ask the OSG' Provides Tips on Quiet Flight

June 30, 2008
NBAA Again Urges Congress to Pass FAA Reauthorization Bill
NBAA Denounces Attack on General Aviation As Inaccurate and 'Over the Top'
Does an Aircraft Need a 406 MHz ELT When Flying Internationally?

June 23, 2008
NBAA Rejects Claims About Business Aviation in Group's Press Release
NBAA Letter Details Industry's Continuing Progress on Emissions
House Approves NASA Reauthorization Bill

June 16, 2008
Bolen's Letter Challenges USA Today's One-Sided Coverage of VLJs
Bolen to Participate in Washington Forum Focusing on Rising Fuel Costs
NBAA Expresses Concern Over Proposed IRS Deduction and Capitalization Rules

June 9, 2008
FAA Issues Legal Interpretation on Carriage of Political Candidates
Aircraft in WATRS Plus Asked to Include New Remarks in Flight Plan
UK NATS Announces Changes in the London TMA

June 2, 2008
NBAA Expresses Concerns Over Aircraft Re-Registration NPRM
ERAM Implementation Date Postponed Until June 29
WATRS Plus Redesign and Separation Reduction to Become Effective June 5

May 26, 2008
NBAA Responds to Most Recent Attack From the Big Airlines
ERAM Implementation Date Postponed Until June 29
FAA Controllers to Issue More Detailed Taxi Instructions to Improve Safety

May 19, 2008
EBACE2008 Opens Tomorrow in Geneva; Greener Show to Feature More Exhibitors Than Ever Before
European Safety Standdown Gets Underway
Bolen Elected Chairman of RTCA Policy Board

May 12, 2008
NBAA Urges Congress to Continue Effort to Pass FAA Reauthorization Bill
Aircraft in WATRS Plus Asked to Include New Remarks in Flight Plan
FAA Seeking Comments on ETOPS OpSpecs

May 5, 2008
Bolen Joins Senators In Highlighting Need for Aviation System Modernization
Federal Judge Orders Santa Monica to Lift Large Aircraft Ban
FAA Implements New Turbojet Departure Routes for Charlotte-Area Airports

April 28, 2008
NBAA Commends Senate Committee Leaders for Agreement on FAA Funding Measure
Regional Forum in Las Vegas a Success
DCA Now Has Additional Gateway Airport in Minnesota

April 21, 2008
Senate Could Move Forward Soon on FAA Reauthorization
WATRS Plus Route Structure Redesign and Separation Reduction Project Update
FAA Issues ETOPS Guidance for Part 135 Operators

April 14, 2008
NBAA Announces New Event, 'Light Airplane Conference & Exhibition'
Bolen Thanks DOT IG for Clarifying Study's Conclusions About NAS
NBAA Opposes FAA's Congestion Pricing Proposal

April 7, 2008
NBAA to Make Special Announcement at Sun 'n Fun on Apr. 9
NBAA's Bolen Moderates Aviation Forecast Panel Discussion at U.S. Chamber
Latest Issue of Business Aviation Insider Now Online

March 31, 2008
Bolen to Moderate Aviation Forecast Panel at U.S. Chamber
Bombardier, NBAA and EBAA Will Again Partner for Acclaimed Safety Standdown in Geneva
NBAA On-Demand Education Offers Several New Multimedia Resources

March 24, 2008
P-RNAV Implementation in London Terminal Control Area Planned
NBAA Regional Forum Comes to San Antonio This Week
Safety Management System Implementation Video Now Available Online

March 17, 2008
FAA Releases Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorder Final Rule
NBAA to Meet With DOT IG Over Recent NAS Study
ICAO Pres. Roberto Kobeh González to Be Featured Speaker at NBAA2008

March 10, 2008
NBAA Signs on to Industry Letter Urging Passage of FAA Reauthorization Bill
FAA NPRM Would Require Aircraft Re-Registration Every Three Years
New NBAA Podcast Explains 2008 ESA Bonus Depreciation Provision

March 3, 2008
NBAA Reiterates General Aviation Community's Support for ATC Modernization
Compliance Date Extended for Language Proficiency Endorsement
Additional Mexican Customs Requirement for GA Operators

February 25, 2008
NBAA's Letter in USA Today Makes Clear GA's Support for Aviation System Modernization
FAA Issues InFO Message on Pilot Language Proficiency Requirements
FAA Suspends SAFO on Strategic Lateral Offset Procedure

February 18, 2008
User Fee Debate Continues, With FAA Funding Extended Through June
NBAA Challenges Mischaracterization of GA in USA Today Editorial
House Aviation Panel Reviews Runway Safety Concerns

February 11, 2008
User Fee Debate Continues Into 2008
NBAA Reiterates Call for Passage of Final Reauthorization Bill
New Rules on Carriage of Political Candidates Affect Part 91 Operators

February 4, 2008
Bush Administration's FAA Budget Again Calls for User Fees
NBAA, AOPA Write DOT to Oppose Congestion Pricing
House Passes Economic Stimulus Package as Senate Version Nears Completion

January 28, 2008
State of the Union to Impact GA Operations in Washington ADIZ
NOTAMs for Super Bowl in Glendale, AZ
Record Numbers of Schedulers Expected in Savannah This Week

January 21, 2008
TSA Launches Secure Fixed Base Operator Program
NOTAM Realignment Goes Into Effect Next Week
State of the Union to Impact GA Operations in Washington ADIZ

January 14, 2008
FAA Extends A008 Inspection Deadline
NBAA Announces Media Opportunities at S&D Conference
ABACE Forum Is Coming Soon to Hong Kong

January 7, 2008
FAA Deadline Is Looming for Part 125 Airplane Operations
NOTAM Realignment Proceeds on Jan. 28
Where Can I Find FAA Inspector Handbook Guidance?