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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

A Turbulent Year Ahead for Business Aviation

As NBAA Members know, the business aviation community faces significant turbulence heading into 2009. General aviation flights are down, manufacturers’ backlogs are eroding, the market for used airplanes is larger than ever, aircraft maintenance and repair shops are hurting and FBOs are increasingly stressed. MORE>>>

MEMBER PROFILE

At Southern Illinois University, They Practice What They Teach About Business Aviation

Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s Department of Aviation Management and Flight airplanes play two important roles. Not only do SIU officials benefit from the necessary and timesaving university charter service, but students also earn valuable flying experience on each flight. MORE >>>

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CAM: It’s Not Just for Aviators and Directors

Pilots and flight department managers aren’t the only ones who can gain value from NBAA’s Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Program. A growing number of business aviation professionals – from schedulers to maintenance technicians – have earned CAM certification. MORE >>>

UPCOMING EVENTS

International Issues Are Focus of EBACE2009

The 9th European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE2009) will be held from May 12 to 14 at the Geneva PALEXPO in Geneva, Switzerland, with a Static Display of Aircraft at the Geneva International Airport. MORE >>>

TIPS & TOOLS

Making the Business Case for Business Aviation: Five Tips

Ever since the first shareholder questioned the need for a company aircraft, “justification” has been the holy grail of flight department managers. In light of the increased scrutiny that companies which operate business aircraft are coming under as a result of austerity initiatives prompted by a declining economy, being able to articulate, document and quantify why your business aircraft is an indispensable asset has become more important than ever. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>

MONEY MATTERS

Aviation Insurance Basics – Which Policy Is the Right One?

When it comes to aviation insurance, the operator of a single-engine airplane used to visit clients in a tri-state area has many of the same responsibilities and challenges as the manager of a large flight department with a hangar full of long-range business jets that fly around the globe. However, purchasing and staying up-to-date on aviation insurance needs and policies is a task that all too often is relegated to last-minute, bottom-of-the pile status. MEMBERS READ MORE >>>


ASK THE OSG
DHS Extends eAPIS Requirements to International Private Flights

MEMBER ADVOCACY
As the Media, Congress Focus on Business Aviation, NBAA Corrects Misperceptions About Industry

REGULATORY HOT TOPICS
NBAA, Industry Pulling Out All the Stops to Give ‘Real World’ View on Security Rule

SAFETY FIRST
How to Fly Through Winter Safely

SAFETY FIRST
A Pilot Health Primer

SCHEDULERS/DISPATCHERS
Schedulers/Dispatchers Critical to Safety, Efficiency

AIRPORT CHECK-IN
NBAA Works to Preserve Safety and Access at Glendale

UPCOMING EVENTS
International Operators Event to Cover Emerging Requirements, Policies

UPCOMING EVENTS
NBAA Recalibrates LBA2009 to Address Unprecedented Changes in Economy

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
NBAA’s On-Demand Education Offerings Increase

MEMBER BENEFITS
NBAA Continues Membership Certificate Program

WOMEN IN AVIATION
NBAA Heads to Atlanta for Annual WAI Conference