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NATA Statement on the Fiscal Year 2015 FAA Budget Proposal

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NATA Statement on the Fiscal Year 2015 FAA Budget Proposal 

Alexandria, VA, March 5, 2014 – The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks:

"NATA continues to oppose the imposition of user fees on aviation businesses and regrets that the Administration has once again chosen to pursue this job killing proposal.  The general aviation industry employs 1.2 million workers in highly-skilled, good paying jobs, many of which would be put at risk by this proposal.  NATA and its members will continue to work with our industry colleagues and congressional leaders to ensure the proposal is not implemented."

Background: Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2015. The Administration proposal assumes the establishment of a $100 per flight surcharge for air traffic services.

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