Customers who finance an aircraft through Bank of America can arrange more attractive lease terms if they also hire Gama Aviation for management services. Michael Amalfitano, corporate finance executive for Bank of America, and Scott Ashton, vice president for business development at Gama, announced the alliance at Gama’s booth (No. 1247).
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The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) last month established an environment committee “to represent the general aviation manufacturing industry’s environmental policy and coordinate with other aerospace industry stakeholders and government entities.” According to GAMA, the committee will ensure that the association’s members are active participants in the discussions and policy decisions about GA’s environmental impact and ini
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has opened its membership to include non-U.S. manufacturers. Although the announcement is not altogether surprising, it represents a major change for the association and its future influence in the worldwide business aviation community.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has opened its membership to include non-U.S. manufacturers, a major shift for the association and its future influence in the worldwide business aviation community. The move was not unexpected. For the last 10 years GAMA has been getting more and more involved in international business aviation issues. Also, the mergers in the 1990s of non-U.S. manufacturers with U.S.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released its third-quarter shipment and billings report today, and the news is good for the business aviation industry. Compared with the same quarter last year, total shipments rose 1.7 percent, to 2,909 aircraft, while industry billings climbed to $15.1 billion, an increase of 14.1 percent.
If anyone went to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s annual review and outlook hoping to see light at the end of the economic tunnel, they had to be disappointed. “This may not be the deepest trough in modern times,” said GAMA chairman Bill Boisture, “but it is certainly one of the longest.”
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is still searching for a replacement for former president and CEO Ed Bolen, and the board of directors has hired the international executive search firm of Heidrick & Struggles to assist in the effort.
General aviation manufacturers continue to show steady growth in deliveries and backlogs. According to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), airframe builders delivered 2,842 piston and turbine airplanes in the first nine months of this year-nearly 19 percent more than the 2,391 shipments made in the same period last year.
On Friday, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reported record-breaking shipment and billing figures. In the first half of this year, shipments of general aviation airplanes totaled 1,843 units (including pistons), a 19.1-percent increase over the same period last year, with industry billings rising 34.9 percent to $8.8 billion.
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