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NBAA Opposes European Court's Ruling on Applicability of EU-ETS

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today expressed strong opposition to a European court's ruling that a new plan by European regulators to tax carbon emissions from aircraft should apply to all aircraft operators across the international aviation community, including those based in the U.S.

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NBAA, AOPA, EAA Welcome FAA's Decision to Fully Restore BARR Availability

Three leading general aviation organizations today welcomed plans announced by government officials for lifting restrictions on a program that allows aircraft owners and operators to "opt out" from having their flight information broadcast over the internet.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that, effective immediately, those wanting to enroll aircraft in the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program would no longer need to provide a "valid security concern" in order to be included in the program. Representatives with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) welcomed the announcement.

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Long Island Seeks Sales Tax Break for Corporate Jets

A Gulfstream G550 jet parked in a hangar at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. Long Island officials and aviation companies are lobbying Albany for a tax exemption saying the state is losing jobs and revenue to other states. (Oct. 31, 2011)

Long Island officials and aviation companies are lobbying Albany to introduce a sales tax exemption on purchases of corporate jets in a bid to stop jobs and revenue from leaking across state lines.

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