Many locals were in attendance to voice their opinions on the proposed Air Service Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, which was tabled at the last GVAA  meeting on Oct. 16. Most employees of the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau attended, curious to see how the GVAA would vote on whether or not to form their own air service bureau.

The Greenbrier County CVB has stated that they are eager and willing to do business with the airport, but tensions have been building between the two groups as discussions over a new air service bureau have gained traction. Greenbrier Valley Airport Director Stephen Snyder followed the Oct. 16 GVAA meeting by saying that past relations with Lewisburg officials and the Greenbrier County CVB have made him wary about trusting airport business to certain organizations, saying, “I am open for any and all formats that best serve the people of our region without any special interests, politics, and with full open disclosure of what’s going on,” referencing the 16 board members who vote on Greenbrier County CVB matters.

The meeting began with public comments, starting with John Barnes, who expressed concerns over…

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