March 4, 2016 – Today, National Air
Transportation Association (NATA) President and
CEO Thomas L.
Hendricks announced his intention
to resign effective August 31, 2016.
was named president of NATA in July 2012. He
began his flying career in general aviation in
the mid-1970s when he received his private pilot
certificate in Hamilton, Ohio. He comes from a
family of aviation enthusiasts.
“It has been an honor to lead NATA through this
period of significant change by greatly
enhancing its position as the voice of aviation
business on Capitol Hill, at the agencies, and
in the states.
"I am also pleased to have led the association’s
move to downtown Washington, DC, overseen the
expansion of the association’s membership, and
the development of new products and services to
help our members operate safely and effectively
in the marketplace. Having accomplished these
initiatives, I now look forward to new
challenges and opportunities,” stated