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GAMA Applauds Confirmation of Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation

GAMA NEWS 13-33 For Immediate Release: Jun 27, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The following statement was released today by General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO Pete Bunce on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of the Department of Transportation:

“GAMA congratulates Anthony Foxx on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Secretary of the Department of Transportation. As the former Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. Foxx saw firsthand the importance of general aviation to the city’s economy. Now, as he leads the U.S. transportation system, we hope Mr. Foxx will adopt policies that encourage the success and growth of general aviation nationwide, allowing the industry to add to its $150 billion annual economic impact and 1.2 million jobs. We look forward to working with him in his new role.”

Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.