NBAA President & CEO Ed Bolen on COVID-19, the importance & growth of business aviation in Asia, ABACE, and the value & advocacy role of international associations like AsBAA

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ASG’s Jeffrey Lowe talks to renown business aviation advocate National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President & CEO, Ed Bolen, who delivers a not to be missed masterclass on the support the NBAA is offering to members during Covid-19, how US lawmakers have been receptive to the industry and how to promote it in Asia, the Chinese Government’s forward thinking on general aviation & its value, ABACE 2021, AsBAA and the importance, growing impact & future of business aviation in Asia.

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How long has it been?


The first ABACE show in 2005 and the remarkable transformation of business aviation in Asia since then


The early days of ABACE, typhoons and a long list of firsts


What the NBAA is doing for the US business aviation industry during Covid-19


Similar roles for sister association AsBAA


How you disinfect an aircraft


How the NBAA delivers its message to members, what’s available & being proactive


The ‘unknowns’ related to Covid-19 and the challenges – got to be nimble


How lawmakers in the US have been receptive to the industry


The push for general aviation by the forward thinking Chinese Central Government


The Central Government’s & AsBAA’s leading role in encouraging & promoting general aviation to students in China


How to advocate for government support for business aviation support – the bare necessities


Jobs, jobs, jobs


Economic development


Natural disasters & national emergencies


Utility, importance & the good of our industry


Promoting business aviation in Asia, the role of AsBAA and seeing business jets as a business tool


The importance of showcasing at the shows


Business tool benefits of business aviation


The upcoming October 6th - 8th NBAA show scheduled in Orlando, Florida – a celebration of business aviation and life


EBACE, ABACE, and LABACE in 2021


ABACE 2021 another milestone and Asia’s evolution & growing impact on global business aviation


IADA, transparency, ethics guidelines and accountability in aircraft transactions & business conduct


Walk the talk


Standardized docs & different ways


The future of business aviation in the Asia-Pacific region & working w AsBAA


The value of the NBAA and international associations to Asia members


AsBAA’s value, advocacy, need for more voices & becoming a member

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