“[New billionaires in fast-growing countries] have to buy longer-range airplanes. If you’re flying from Mongolia to Nigeria, it’s either a three-day journey flying commercial or a nine-hour flight on your jet.”
NBAA Urges Protest of General Aviation User Fees
National Business Aviation Association president and CEO Ed Bolen is urging the association's members to protest what he calls a "sweetheart deal" for the airlines that would increase user fees for general aviation. To facilitate such protest, the NBAA has developed a tool on its Web site (www.nbaa.org) that makes it easy for business aviation operators to e-mail their congressional representatives.