““When I made the film The Invention of Lying, they gave me a private jet for getting back and forth between New York and London. I thought, ‘I will never use it’ but I ended up using it every weekend. You turn up, right, and the airport is completely empty. I mean, there’s just someone at the desk and then the pilot, who says, ‘Are you ready to go?’ and you say, ‘Don’t you want to see my passport?’ and he goes, ‘Oh yeah, I suppose I’d better.’” ”
NBAA Urges Protest of General Aviation User Fees
National Business Aviation Association president and CEO Ed Bolen is urging the association's members to protest what he calls a "sweetheart deal" for the airlines that would increase user fees for general aviation. To facilitate such protest, the NBAA has developed a tool on its Web site (www.nbaa.org) that makes it easy for business aviation operators to e-mail their congressional representatives.