Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bell Helicopter Named as Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Title Sponsor

Three-year Deal Elevates Company From Presenting Sponsor Level

Fort Worth, Texas (July 8, 2014) – Fort Worth Alliance Air Show officials announced today that Bell Helicopter has agreed to become the title sponsor of the event, which is held annually at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport. The show's official title now becomes the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show. Bell Helicopter, which has been the show's presenting sponsor since 2010, now becomes the show's title sponsor through 2016. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 2014 show, which will be held October 25th and 26th.

"It's an honor to continue our community partnership with the Dallas - Fort Worth region's premier aviation event," Bill Hastings, Senior Vice President of Communications for Bell Helicopter said. "The Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show has a history of engaging our community with amazing aviation performances for that special weekend each year and we are proud to support that."

"We are thrilled with Bell Helicopter's decision to step up as our title sponsor," said Tom Harris, President of Alliance Air Services. "As a leader in the aviation industry and within the Dallas/Fort Worth community, Bell Helicopter continues to demonstrate tremendous commitment to support one of the top air shows in the country."

Proceeds from the show benefit local charities and non-profit organizations, and in particular the USO. Since 2006, the show has provided more than $409,000 in donations to community non-profit organizations.

Patrons to this year's show can enjoy online savings on parking and seating options. General Admission to the Air Show will remain free; however, advance parking and premium seating options have been discounted for the first time in the show's history. Advance Discount General Admission Parking and VIP Parking Passes are available now with up to a $10 discount. For more information go to www.AllianceAirShow.com, like the show’s facebook or follow the show on twitter.

The Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show is held annually at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is the centerpiece of the 18,000-acre AllianceTexas development housing more than 370 companies, which have built more than 37 million square feet and created over 37,000 jobs, and offers over one million square feet of retail, restaurant, and entertainment components integrated with a variety of single-family and luxury apartment home options.

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