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  • 18 Jan 2017 12:00 PM | Brett Palmiero (Administrator)

    The Port of Seattle is hosting a FREE workshop with NTSB Disaster Response specialists to guide anyone who may be involved in an accident response to support family needs.

    February 1 & 2  8 am-4 pm | The Conference Center at SEA

    NTSB specialist and other professionals will present a variety of disaster response and family assistance topics. Through a series of presentations they will provide an overview of family assistance operations, applicable legislation, roles and responsibilities of responding agencies and best practices. 

    Registration link 

    Contact:

    Port of Seattle Emergency Preparedness

    206-787-4632

    emergencypreparedness@portseattle.org


  • 28 Nov 2016 12:00 PM | Brett Palmiero (Administrator)

    NBAA news - The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has recognized 19 recipients of its inaugural Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety. Frank Raymond of Vulcan, Inc. in Seattle is among the honorees - congratulations!

    The award recognizes individuals who excel in leadership in the following areas:

    • Professional Ethics
    • Vocational Excellence
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Professional Engagement
    • Professional Image
    • Selflessness
  • 22 Nov 2016 12:00 PM | Brett Palmiero (Administrator)

    Washington State Aviation Alliance share - A special license plate recognizing aviation could be a new option for Washington state vehicle owners if a proposal for the plate is approved by the state Legislature.

    The goal of this specialty plate is to highlight the importance of the state’s aviation system, and to raise funds to support aviation and public-use airports in Washington State.

    A minimum of 3,500 signatures are needed before the specialty license plate can be considered by state Legislature. The goal is to obtain these signatures by Jan. 1 in order for the plate to be considered during the 2017 legislative session.

    Supporters of the Washington State Aviation License Plate are encouraged to sign this online petition. The petition allows people to submit a signature and indicate the number of plates they would likely purchase. While these signatures are intended to show anticipated purchases, submitting a signature is not an obligation to buy a plate. The website also includes an image of the proposed plate.




  • 31 Jul 2016 6:51 PM | Kristi Ivey (Administrator)

    The Boeing Seafair Air Show and practice sessions are scheduled from Thursday, Aug 4 through Sunday, August 7, 2016. There will be temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) in place each day, which will restrict flight operations at Boeing Field/King County International Airport (BFI) during the high performance aircraft portions of the air show and practice sessions.

    Air show operations are subject to weather conditions. PNBAA encourages flight operators to monitor the Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) for up-to-date information on the TFR restrictions.


    In addition to the FAA TFR links provided above, please click below for the King County International Airport's tenant advisory on the airspace closure times:

     AIRPORT ADVISORY 20160729 Blue_Angels (2).pdf


    We also encourage our members and friends to attend our annual BBQ in conjunction with the Blue Angels practice session on Thursday, Aug 4th from 11:30am-1pm.  Please CLICK HERE to RSVP - it's free!  
  • 21 Jul 2016 9:30 AM | Ernesta Corcoran (Administrator)


    Look under "upcoming events" on the main page for more details!

  • 06 Mar 2016 12:27 AM | Anonymous

    If you have not already registered to attend PNBAA’s 8th Annual Safety Day, which will be held next Thursday, April 7th at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, please sign up today!  Click on the following link to register: http://www.pnbaa.org/safety-day/2016/



  • 12 Feb 2016 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    Over the last several months, your PNBAA Board of Directors has been working on a proposed merger of the North West Business Aviation regional groups.  It is with great pleasure we announce the merger of these regional groups is complete.

    The Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association (PNBAA) together with the Pacific Rim Schedulers and Dispatchers (PRSDA) and Pacific Northwest Corporate Flight Attendant Association (PNCFAA) have merged into PNBAA.

    This will better serve our membership with a broader scope of representation for our region’s business aviation community.  We have created two additional board seats to accommodate the added representation.  PNBAA strives to advocate for our membership by tracking, communicating, and educating them on pertinent issues that affect business aviation.   We work to bring members together for enrichment and networking sessions relative to their area of interest within business aviation and with member and sponsor support, we are able to give back to the aviation community by way of scholarship awards from annual event proceeds.

    By bringing the Scheduler & Dispatcher and Flight Attendant organizations into PNBAA, we will be able to increase representation and value for our members.   Dues will continue as published on the PNBAA.org website.  If members of the merging organizations are already PNBAA members there is no action required.  All members of PRSDA and NWCFAA will be encouraged to join PNBAA.

    Joining the PNBAA Board of Directors from PRSDA is Ernesta Self.  Ernesta has served as President of PRSDA for the past three years.  She began her corporate aviation career as head of Customer Service for Clay Lacy Aviation in 2006.  After seven years in the customer service role with Clay Lacy, Ernesta moved to Boise, Idaho to become the Charter and Marketing Manager of Jackson Jet Center.  In 2015 she accepted her current position as Director of Charter Sales for Jetstream Aviation also based in Boise.

    Joining the PNBAA Board of Directors from the PNCFAA is Sara Culver-Truby.  Sara has been the Chair of PNCFAA, which she helped found in 2012.  Prior to business aviation Sara worked as a commercial airline Flight Attendant with Northwest Airlines.  She has been in business aviation for the past 17 years, beginning at a small FBO in Santa Rosa, California as a scheduler and is currently a full time Flight Attendant for Y2K Aviation, LLC, based in Hillsboro, Oregon.  Her volunteer endeavors include; PNCFAA and NBAA Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Committee.  The vision of these organizations and committees has been to mentor and promote the value of the additional crew member.

    Please join us in welcoming these organizations and new board members into the PNBAA fold.


  • 06 Feb 2016 12:28 AM | Anonymous

    We are pleased to announce that the 8th Annual PNBAA Safety Day website is now LIVE, which means you can view all the speakers & topics, reserve your seat as an attendee, and/or sign up and pay online as a sponsor.  Please join us on April 7, 2015 at the Museum of Flight for our annual Safety Event!  Click the image above for more information.  See you there!


  • 08 Jan 2016 11:56 AM | Anonymous

    The Washington State Aviation Alliance (WSAA) in partnership with the Washington State DOT is hosting the 4th annual Airports Awareness Day on January 19th at the Capitol Building in Olympia, WA.  NBAA is one of the sponsors of this event and representatives from the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation (PNBAA) Board of Directors are also participating.  WSAA serves as a collective voice for aviation and airport-related organizations to protect and promote aviation in the State of Washington.  For additional information, please visit www.wsaa.aero or contact PNBAA at info@pnbaa.org.

  • 01 Jan 2016 12:29 AM | Anonymous
    PNBAA’s next member event is our 8th Annual Safety Day, which is slated for April 7, 2016 at the Museum of Flight on Boeing Field in Seattle.  The PNBAA Safety Day planning committee is hard at work finalizing the topic and speaker details for this exciting event, so please stay tuned.  Cost per attendee remains at $120 per person, which includes a full day of learning, continental breakfast, plated lunch, and afternoon reception.  Sponsorship opportunities are available – please contact PNBAA at info@pnbaa.org if interested.  Once again, stay tuned for the roll-out of our 2016 Safety Day web page soon!


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