Message from Ed Bolen: ATC Privatization Update

The statement below was released today by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-9-PA).

National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting Exceeds Expectations

May 2, 2016 - The National Aircraft Resale Association’s (NARA) Annual Spring Meeting took place April 21st and 22nd in Scottsdale, Arizona with a record-setting number of member representatives attending. The NARA Scholarship Fund, founded in 2014, also surpassed expectations by raising $35,000 from a live auction that was conducted at the event. The donations will go toward student scholarships at the end of the year.

Bolen Again Raises Concerns Over Privatized ATC Funded With User Fees

Washington, DC, Nov. 4, 2015 ­–  In comments provided at a major Washington policy forum today, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen amplified his concerns over recently discussed proposals for creating a privatized air traffic control (ATC) system funded by user fees.

NBAA's Bolen Renounces Obama Budget as Another Attack on Business Aviation

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

Washington, DC, April 10, 2013 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today expressed opposition to renewed calls for a new general aviation (GA) user fee, included in President Obama's just-released budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2014.

NBAA's Bolen Responds to FAA Decision to Close ATC Towers

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

Washington, DC, March 22, 2013 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today released the following statement in response to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) decision to proceed with the closure of 149 contract air traffic control towers and other facilities across the United States, to comply with "sequestration," or mandatory budget curtailments required of federal agencies: