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AIRLINES FOR AMERICA: Airlines for America Congratulates 2019 EMMC Nuts and Bolts Award Recipients

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, presented Bruce Nord, division manager of service engineering and vendor management at UPS Airlines, and Rusty Jones, retired senior technical specialist at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with its 2019 Engineering, Maintenance and Materiel Council (EMMC) Nuts and Bolts Award. Read More »

AIRLINES FOR AMERICA: A4A Applauds Governor Deal’s Executive Order to Suspend Georgia Sales Tax on Jet Fuel

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded Governor Nathan Deal’s executive order to suspend sales taxes on jet fuel, strengthening Georgia’s position in an increasingly competitive environment by embracing a business climate that values air transportation, promotes travel and attracts potential new carriers to the state Read More »

Airline industry group criticizes plan to divert aviation security funds

Airlines for America, the industry trade organization of U.S. airlines, recently criticized a provision in the highway bill Congress approved that would divert money intended for aviation security to the highway trust fund. The plan would divert approximately $9.2 billion that was originally collected for aviation security to be invested on transit, highways and bike paths instead. Read More »