WHAT DOES THE MBAA DO?
The Minnesota Business Aviation Association, known as the MBAA, enhances communication between MBAA members, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and other aviation organizations. Our Membership includes representation from over 100 Minnesota based companies that utilize aircraft within their core business.
Our goals include, but are not limited to:
--Positively influencing laws and regulations that impact corporate aviation
--Educate government officials, federal, state, and local agencies, and the general public on the needs and benefits of business aviation
--Inform MBAA members regarding regulation changes, safety issues, and technological advances that impact business aviation. The MBAA works to enhance and promote safety and the general livelihood of our members working in business aviation.
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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JOINING THE MBAA?
To fulfill its objectives, the organization offers a variety of services designed to enhance members' careers. The MBAA hosts monthly meetings that promote professional development. The regular meetings keep members informed on safety related issues, regulation updates and advisories and airport and FAA issues. Past meetings have included speakers from the FAA, MAC, ATC, NBAA, aircraft manufacturers, flight planning agencies, flight training facilities, retired astronauts and aviators, educators, and etc.
In addition to the monthly meetings, MBAA hosts a summer golf event and a holiday social to encourage networking among association members and industry leaders. Each month, members receive an MBAA newsletter outlining association events. The newsletters are supplemented as necessary with email updates. Members have access to the membership roster providing access to business aviation colleagues.
WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE MBAA?
The MBAA currently has over 500 members which includes pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, avionic technicians, schedulers, dispatchers, aircraft sales, aircraft manufactures, fixed base operators, aviation law firms, insurance companies, local, state and federal government officials, catering companies, and other companies that provide services and support to the business aviation community.