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IADA Exclusive Search Portal Handles $1.6 Billion in Sales in First 7 Months
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2018 Gulfstream G500 listed by LEADING EDGE Aviation Solutions, one of hundreds of jetslisted exclusively by IADA dealers on www.AircraftExchange.com.Averaging Over a Sale a DayIADA Exclusive Search Portal Handles $1.6 Billion in Sales in First 7 MonthsSouthlake, Texas, Sept. 16, 2019 -In its first seven months in...

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IADA Assembles World-Class Team To Support an International Outreach
2015 Dassault Falcon 7X listed by Guardian Jet, one of hundreds of aircraftlisted exclusively by IADA dealers on www.AircraftExchange.com.IADA Assembles World-Class Team To Support an International OutreachSouthlake, Texas, Sept. 9, 2019 -To support a larger industry profile, the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has fortified its ranks with a number...

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With Trusted Experts in International Aircraft Transactions, IADA Grows into Worldwide Organization
With Trusted Experts in International Aircraft Transactions IADA Grows into Worldwide Organization Southlake, Texas, Sept. 3, 2019 - Since rebranding the National Aircraft Resale Association to the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) in September 2018, IADA has made tremendous strides in unleashing an exclusive and verified online listing service for pre-owned airplanes,...

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Applications for IADA Business Aviation Scholarships Accepted Through Sept. 1
 Southlake, Texas, July 30, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications for the organization's Business Aviation Scholarships through Sept. 1. The scholarships awarded will be from $1,000 to $5,000."The IADA Business Aviation Scholarship was established to benefit university students seeking a career in business aviation, specifically...

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IADA Open to New Dealer Applicants
July 8, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications to become accredited member dealers through July 31, 2019. To become eligible for accreditation and membership dealers must meet rigorous standards including being in business for at least five years, averaging 10 transactions annually, have at least...

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Deadline Nears to Apply for IADA Products and Services Membership
July 1, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications until July 31, 2019 to become a Products and Services member of the organization. Products and Services members are companies whose primary focus is related to the support of aircraft transactions, whether their expertise is finance, legal,...

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First Group of Aircraft Brokers Approved for IADA Certification
June 10, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), which recently moved towards full professional accreditation for aircraft dealer organizations, has qualified the first group of individual brokers for certification based on their aircraft transaction acumen. "This first group of 22 IADA certified aircraft brokers and the others to...

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IADA Engages Diane Levine-Wilson To Support AircraftExchange.com
May 27, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has contracted with Diane Levine-Wilson to ensure that aircraft search data provided exclusively by the accredited dealers on the organization's AircraftExchange.com aircraft search website is accurate and up-to-date for buyers and sellers of business aircraft. "Simply put, Diane Levine-Wilson, a...

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Johnny Gantt of Gantt Aviation Dies at 83
May 20, 2019 -Johnny Gantt, 83, one of the founders of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) now known as the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), has passed away. He also founded Gantt Aviation in Georgetown, Texas. "Johnny's life will forever be synonymous with aviation and NARA, and for those...

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IADA Members Exhibit at EBACE
May 13, 2019 - More than 30 members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) will be exhibiting at the 2019 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2019). EBACE is Europe's largest business aviation event, scheduled May 21-23 in Geneva, Switzerland. "The substantial contingent of IADA members reflects the worldwide...

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IADA Accredits Aircraft Dealers That Pass Independent Evaluations
May 6, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), which is progressing towards full accreditation for dealers, has accredited 25 existing dealers and seven new IADA dealers, who passed the new stringent requirements by the organization's spring meeting held recently. This is the first wave of IADA-accredited dealers, as...

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IADA Adds 10 New Members That Offer Related Products and Services
April 22, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has added 10 new members that offer products and services for aircraft transactions and support the organization's dealers, brokers and their clients. The group brings the number of Products and Services members of IADA to 65. Their membership was approved...

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Independent Agency to Test Aircraft Brokers for Certification by IADA
April 8, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), which recently moved towards full accreditation for aircraft dealers, is now setting the benchmark for knowledge, skill and ability of individual aircraft brokers in an industry where previously there were no clearly defined standards.More than 20 aircraft brokers will be...

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IADA Moves Toward Full Member Accreditation
March 11, 2019 -- The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is moving towards full accreditation for its member dealers, who traditionally handle more than 50 percent of the transactions involving previously owned business jets. IADA's stringent new accreditation process is a quantifiable, measurable method to ensure professional and ethical behavior...

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IADA Launches Exclusive AircraftExchange.com
Feb. 5, 2019 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association has launched a groundbreaking available aircraft search portal to make it much easier and quicker for buyers and sellers to make airplane deals. The new portal takes advantage of the strength of the organization, high quality of its brokers and the...

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IADA Accepting Applications for Industry's Only Accredited Aircraft Dealer Program
Feb. 4, 2019 --The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications from aircraft dealers to be accredited through an independent accrediting process. Deadline for submitting an application is Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. "We already have 30 new companies interested in applying for this new program which covers existing IADA...

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International Aircraft Dealers Award Scholarships to Future Business Aviation Leaders
Dec. 31, 2018 - The International Aircraft Dealers Association's Business Aviation Scholarship program has awarded $32,000 in individual scholarships to eight college students seeking professions within business aviation. Members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) dedicate donated funds every year to aid students in completing their academic goals in...

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Wayne Starling Appointed IADA Executive Director
October 8, 2018 -- The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has named aviation industry veteran Wayne Starling as its Executive Director.He will report to the organization's Board of Directors and Chairman Brian Proctor. Starling will provide strategic direction and support for the organization while Independent Association Director Devri Pitts will...

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International Aircraft Dealers Association Plans Huge Static Display at Orlando Convention
Sept. 24, 2018 -The world's most trusted aircraft dealers will have the largest exhibit of aircraft on static display at the at the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando, Fla. With 160,000 square feet of static display space, the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) plans to have...

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International Aircraft Dealers Association Is Now NARA's New Rebranded Name
September 17, 2018 -- International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is the new rebranded name for the former National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). The organization's board of directors changed the name to reflect the international presence and global importance that members of the largest and most influential organization for aircraft dealers...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Members Head to Geneva for EBACE
May 23, 2018 - Demonstrating the global reach of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA), the organization's members plan a large presence at the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. Nearly 25 member organizations will exhibit at the event May 29-31 in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition, more than 60...

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NARA Launches Campaign for Ethical Aircraft Transactions
April 30, 2018 - The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) launched an aggressive initiative to improve the ethical standards for pre-owned aircraft transactions following its spring board meeting. "Clearly, thousands of unregulated aircraft brokers create havoc for buyers and sellers of aircraft," said NARA Chairman Brian Proctor. With nominal entry...

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NARA Awards Scholarships To Business Aviation Students
April 9, 2018 - The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has awarded $36,000 in individual $3,000 scholarships to 12 college students seeking professions within business aviation. Each year, NARA members dedicate substantial funds to aid deserving students complete their academic goals in preparation for careers in...

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NARA Credits Aircraft Market Rebound with New U.S. Tax Law's 100% Bonus Depreciation
April 2, 2018 - The recently enacted bonus depreciation tax treatment in the United States for new and used aircraft will help the business aviation industry turn the corner in 2018, according to the experts at the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). "Business aircraft sales have been down so long...

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NARA Experts Headline Business Aircraft Conference
March 12, 2018 - A large group of experts from member companies of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will present or moderate at the upcoming NBAA Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference in Ft. Meyers, Fla. The NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) has scheduled the event March 18-21...

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NATIONAL AIRCRAFT RESALE ASSOCIATION ENDORSES NBAA’S ETHICAL BUSINESS AVIATION TRANSACTIONS GUIDANCE
January 24, 2018 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Board of Directors have unanimously agreed to endorse the recent guidance statement issued by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) regarding Ethical Business Aviation Transactions. At its recently held strategic planning meeting, NARA leaders agreed with the NBAA statement issued...

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NARA Press Release - NARA Launches New Weekly Aircraft Inventory e-Update
December 13, 2017 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has introduced a weekly email update report, available to the industry, that includes members’ newly added aircraft for sale or lease, and aircraft that sold that week. Those interested in receiving the NARA weekly report can sign-up on the NARA...

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2018 National Aircraft Resale Association Board Announced
October 19, 2017 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced its new 2018 Board of Directors and the Products & Services Member Advisory Council, at the recent fall membership meeting held during the NBAA-BACE 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brian Proctor is the incoming NARA Chairman and President, and...

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NARA Members Report 60% Pre-Owned Business Jet Market Share
Select Group of Brokers & Dealers Exceeds $5B in Sales Transactions   July 13, 2017 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has reported that its elite group of Brokers and Dealers exceeded $5 Billion USD in jet sales transactions in 2016. NARA members represented approximately 60% of all the...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Adds Two New Members
May 11, 2017 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently voted to accept two new members into the Association as they continue on a strategic and deliberate path for growth. The new NARA Aircraft Broker/Dealer Member is QS Partners, LLC and the new NARA Products & Services Member is...

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National Aircraft Resale Association’s Annual Scholarship Fund Triples, Record-Breaking 10 Students Awarded
January 9, 2017 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has announced the award of $50,000 in scholarships to 10 exceptional students. NARA formalized the scholarship awards program in 2014 with donated funds coming from the Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members. In 2016, the NARA...

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NARA Continues Quest to Raise $100K for Next Generation
December 6, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association’s (NARA) commitment to the future of Business Aviation continues with a final push to reach its scholarship fundraising goal of $100,000 by the end of this year. Currently, the tally of donations stands at $72,000, including more than $50,000 that came from...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Tops 100 with Five New Members
  NBAA BACE 2016 – Orlando, Florida -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced the addition of one new Broker/Dealer Member and four new Products and Services Members, at the 2016 NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.   Cutter Aviation, one of the oldest names in...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Set for Record-Breaking Static Display at NBAA 2016
More than 5 Acres with 33 NARA Member Aircraft For-Sale, and 19 NARA Products & Services Members on Display October 17, 2016 – The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced it will host the largest single static display of business aircraft at the 2016 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual Business...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Kicks-Off NARA ScholarShave Fundraiser
$100,000 Business Aviation Scholarship Drive Set for NBAA 2016 September 14, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has announced the launch of its NARA ScholarShave fundraiser event to raise $100,000 for its Business Aviation Scholarship fund. The culmination of this scholarship campaign will be the shaving of the...

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NARA Members Dominate Pre-Owned Market with 50% Share of Jets Sold
Half of $9.5 Billion Biz Jet Sales Are Transacted by 5% of Broker/Dealers June 28, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) continues to set the aircraft sales pace by representing 50% of the pre-owned business jet transaction market worth $9.5 Billion in 2015 (per JETNET). NARA Broker and...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Annual Meeting Exceeds Expectations
Record Attendance and $35,000 Raised for Scholarship Fund May 3, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association’s (NARA) Annual Spring Meeting took place April 21st and 22nd in Scottsdale, Arizona with a record-setting number of member representatives attending. The NARA Scholarship Fund, founded in 2014, also surpassed expectations by raising...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Continues to Grow, Announcing Eight New Members
March 28, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently voted to accept eight new members into the Association as they continue to expand the membership. New Broker/Dealer Members include Avpro, Inc., headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, and Meisner Aircraft of Burlington, Wisconsin. The new NARA Products & Services Members...

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National Aircraft Resale Association’s Annual Scholarship Awards Hit $25,000 Six Recipients Named
January 19, 2016 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has announced the award of $25,000 in scholarships to six extraordinary students. NARA initiated the scholarship awards in 2014 with donated funds coming from the Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members.   The NARA Business Aviation...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Ready for 2016
December 7, 2015 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced its new Board of Directors and the newly appointed Products & Services Member Advisory Council, at the recently held fall membership meeting during the NBAA convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.   “We are excited to have our board in...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Enhances Website
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced they have introduced a new search section on the www.NaraAircraft.com website for Products and Services. Visitors to the website can quickly and easily find a NARA Certified Product or Service provider from the new portal, similar to the way they can search for...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Launches Aircraft Inventory Listing on Website at Annual Spring Meeting
May 7, 2015 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced they have gone live with the new Find an Aircraft section at www.NARAaircraft.com.  For the first time in NARA’s history, this new portal provides aircraft buyers and site visitors quick access to the complete listing of aircraft for sale...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Expands Membership: Adds 4 New Broker/Dealer and 7 New Products & Services Members
April 16, 2015 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announces the addition of four new Broker/Dealer members; Guardian Jet, LLC, Hatt and Associates, LLC, Jet Quest, Inc., and Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC. In addition, NARA has added seven new Products and Services members; Aviation Management Systems, Inc. (AMS),...

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National Aircraft Resale Association’s 2nd Annual Business Aviation Scholarship Program Awards More than $23,000 to Five Students
January 7, 2015 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) Business Aviation Scholarship program has announced the award of $23,820 in scholarships to five deserving students. NARA initiated the scholarship awards last year with donated funds coming from Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members. The NARA Business Aviation Scholarship program...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Selected for Educational Panel at NBAA 2014 in Orlando, Florida
September 25, 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has been selected to present a panel discussion at the upcoming National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition event to be held in Orlando, Florida on October 21-23, 2014.   NARA will have Dealer/Broker representatives, as well...

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NARA Reserves Largest Static Display at NBAA 2014 in Orlando
13 NARA Certified Brokers/Dealers to Display 20 Aircraft at Annual Event September 3, 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced it has obtained a static display space for the first time at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida....

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National Aircraft Resale Association Launch Value + Program
Asset Insight Kicks-Off Program with One-Year Free Analytics to NARA Clients  August 20, 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) is launching the new Value + Program that will include exclusive discounts and special offers to clients of NARA Certified Brokers and Dealers. The Value + Program begins today...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Welcome 2 New Members
June 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently announced that two new Products and Services members, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and LL Johns & Associates, have joined the NARA association.   “It is with great pleasure that we welcome these two highly admired aviation institutions to NARA,” commented Brad...

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NARA Celebrates 25 Years at Annual Meeting & Launches Continuing Education Program with Record Attendance
May 16, 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) annual Spring Meeting was held last week in Dana Point, California, where the group celebrated 25 years since it was formed and introduced a continuing education program to meet the new guidelines for NARA Certified Broker/Dealer status. A new record...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Launches Business Aviation Scholarship Program and Awards More than $16,000
January 21, 2014 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently initiated its new Business Aviation Scholarship program by awarding five students more than $16,000 in scholarship funds. NARA Brokers/Dealers and Products and Services members initiated their scholarship fundraising efforts at the spring meeting last year, by holding an auction...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Welcome 6 New Members
December 19, 2013 -- The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently announced two new Broker/Dealers and four new Products and Services companies have joined the association.   “We continue to grow this association with first class aviation companies that are committed to doing business in the most ethical manner,” commented...

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NARA Establishes New Direction, Certification for Dealer/Broker Members
Launch New Brand, Website and Blog for Association The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has announced its new certification requirement for Dealer/Broker members and released its new brand with a completely new website, NARAaircraft.com, blog and graphic logo, at today’s annual fall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more than 23 years, NARA...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Names New Officers for 2014
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced today in Las NARA for 2014. Current NARA Chairman, Brad Harris said, “We have accomplished many things over the past officers to accomplish even more in 2014. I am excited for the direction we are taking with our “A NARA Certified Dealer/Broker should really make a...

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National Aircraft Resale Association Set for Annual Fall Membership Meeting in Las Vegas
Keynote Speaker Trio includes Boisture, Bunce and Pelton The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) has finalized the plans for its annual fall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 21st at the Four Seasons Hotel. Special guest speaker lineup includes industry leaders; Bill Boisture, CEO of Beechcraft, Pete Bunce, President and CEO of...

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NARA Appoints Prewitt to Board of Directors
July 11, 2013 -- Dallas, Texas – The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced that Sabrina M. Prewitt has been appointed to the NARA Board of Directors. Daughter of founding NARA member and industry icon, Jack Prewitt, Sabrina Prewitt brings more than 30 years of business aircraft transaction experience to the...

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NARA Adds Hiemstra to Speaker Line-Up
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently secured futurist Glen Hiemstra to its Friday speaker line-up during its annual spring meeting April 3-5 at the Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island, Fla. Hiemstra will explore future trends as they impact the future of transportation and business. “Putting millions of people on airplanes...

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NARA Plans 2013 Spring Membership Meeting
March 29, 2013 -- <span 1.6em;"="">The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will hold its annual spring meeting April 3-5 at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Fla. This year’s three-day spring meeting will feature industry-specific speakers and presentations, networking opportunities, an associate member forum and an auction to raise money for a...

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Six Member Companies Join NARA
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced that six companies recently joined the Association as aircraft Broker/Dealer Members.  “Along with representatives from NARA’s 77 member companies, I am pleased to welcome our newest Broker/Dealer members,” says Brad Harris, NARA Chairman and CEO and President of Dallas Jet International, LP. “These...

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Three New Associate Members Join NARA
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced that three companies recently joined the Association as Associate Member companies.  “I speak for NARA’s 77 member companies in wholeheartedly welcoming these three Associate Members to the NARA membership team,” says Brad Harris, NARA Chairman and CEO and President of Dallas Jet International,...

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NARA Introduces New 2013 Board Officers
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) is pleased to introduce its new officers, who will serve terms in 2013. Officers were elected at the association’s annual membership meeting held in Orlando in October.  Outgoing NARA Chairman Paul Kirby, Managing Partner of Cerretani Aviation, LLC, says, “Integrity, knowledge and responsiveness are...

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NARA to Host Keynote Speakers During Annual Meeting
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will hold its annual fall Membership Meeting on Monday, October 29, 2012, at The Peabody hotel in Orlando, Fla. The association’s featured guest speakers will be Carey Matthews, General Manager of Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Center, and Robert Wilson, President of Business...

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NARA Adds Two New Points to its Code of Ethics
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced today that the organization has added two new points to its longstanding Code of Ethics. Founded in 1991, NARA was formed by 12 companies determined to work together to promote the pre-owned aircraft industry. These NARA members defined rigorous ethical guidelines in an...

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The National Aircraft Resale Association Begins Blog
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) is known for the expertise and professionalism of its members. It has now started publishing a vehicle to help share their knowledge and industry insights.   NARA Chairman Paul Kirby, Managing Partner of Cerretani Aviation, LLC, says “The vast knowledge base found in NARA...

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NARA 2012 Annual Spring Meeting
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will hold its Spring Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 29, and Friday, March 30, at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. In addition to association business and networking, attendees will have the opportunity to hear three speakers, including an economist and...

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NARA Provides Experts on BizAv Topics
Businesses aiming to increase productivity, accelerate business, enhance customer relationships and streamline company infrastructure through corporate pre-owned jet ownership regularly turn to NARA members for assistance. NARA and its members are deeply committed to the welfare of the pre-owned aircraft industry and have a wide range of expertise. Aircraft Financing...

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NARA Introduces Newly Elected Officers to Serve in 2012
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) introduced its new officers for 2012 at its annual membership meeting held at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas on October 9, 2011. Outgoing NARA Chairman Steve Gade, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Duncan Aviation, says, “In a turbulent market, knowledge, timing and...

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NARA Annual Fall Meeting October 9, 2011
The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) will hold its annual fall Membership Meeting on Sunday, October 9, 2011, at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The association’s featured guest speakers will be Larry Flynn, President of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., and John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon Jet. NARA Chairman...

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