Business Aviation on the Front Lines of Humanitarian Support

Business Aviation on the Front Lines of Humanitarian Support

There are several volunteer organizations led by business aviation professionals, seeking to provide relief to those suffering from natural disasters, aid in life-flight services, and more. Learn about these programs, as outlined by NoPlaneNoGain.org, below. Business aviation is often on the front line in lending a hand to citizens and communities in times of crisis.…

Aviation Boasts Major Economic Contributions in Oklahoma

Aviation Boasts Major Economic Contributions in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Governor recently released information from a study that reveals Aviation is the second-largest economic sector for the state. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently announced the findings of the Oklahoma Aviation & Aerospace Economic Impact Study, which showed that aviation and aerospace is the second-largest economic engine in the state. The study found that…

Caribbean Airport Restoration After Hurricane Irma

The Caribbean took a massive and devastating hit by Hurricane Irma, and faces much restoration and recovery in the near future. One way aid will become more readily available is through the restoration of the Caribbean airports. In the aftermath of a direct hit by Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, Signature Flight Support is reporting significant…

Congress Return Leaves FAA Reauthorization Up In The Air

Congress Return Leaves FAA Reauthorization Up In The Air

Earlier this week, the U.S. House and Senate returned after an August recess, leaving the FAA and Aviation industry curious about the outcome of reauthorization. The U.S. House and Senate return Tuesday after the August recess with no apparent consensus on FAA reauthorization and just 12 legislative working days left before the current FAA authorization…

NBAA HERO Database to Aid Harvey Victims

NBAA HERO Database to Aid Harvey Victims

NBAA is coordinating with the Red Cross, federal agencies and volunteer aviation relief groups regarding relief efforts when areas affected by now-Tropical Storm Harvey are again made accessible. The association’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) database allows member companies to submit aircraft, personnel, and other available assets to be shared with relief organizations.