This Election Season, Make Every Flight Count

Kent S. Jackson | June 3, 2016
The 2016 election season has arrived, and with it, private aircraft owners have a unique opportunity to contribute more than a completed ballot, and accept more than a campaign promise.  FARs Part 91 generally prohibits an aircraft operator from charging for flights; however, section 91.321 provides an exception for operators providing flights to political candidates. Understanding the rules and regulations established by the Federal Election Commission “FEC” will help inform your decision to get involved and receive compensation for your political efforts.  Keep reading to learn which political candidates qualify, pricing and payment and additional points for consideration.

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