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Transparency is Trending

From creating cost calculators and posting fees online to charting transient parking spaces, fixed-based operators (FBOs) are making progress toward becoming more transparent. And a coalition of industry groups is responsible. The National Air Transportation Association (NATA), which represents the FBO industry, is one of the five major groups promoting transparency through the jointly released “Know Before You Go” best business practices. The document details a set of recommended communications practices, including publishing an online list of prices, fees, and charges pilots may incur when landing at an airport. The document was signed by the groups last fall, two years after AOPA began spotlighting the issue based on many complaints from members. READ MORE (AOPA)