NBAA Update – July 8, 2019

In This Issue: The New York Times Reports: No Plane, No Gain and more.

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The New York Times Reports: No Plane, No Gain
In a July 3 story published as part of the paper’s new archive series, The New York Times turned to NBAA, and a recent poll conducted for the No Plane No Gain advocacy program, to summarize its reporting on business aviation over more than four decades. “In a 2018 survey by the National Business Aviation Association, 66 percent of business travelers reported being more productive on the company plane than at their desks,” the paper reported in its story headlined “The History of Private Planes Is Less High Life and More Daily Grind.” NBAA representatives had several interviews with the newspaper in the course of its work. Read the full article.

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Podcast: ‘White Crystals,’ and the Danger of Fuel Contamination
In recent years, there have been several incidents of fuel contaminated with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) being uplifted to business aircraft, causing damage to airplanes and a safety risk to passengers and crews. While NBAA, other industry groups, FBOs and fuel suppliers are looking at ways to mitigate the risk and develop a way to test for DEF, “the best course of action, for now, is prevention,” said Bob Schick, director of safety and risk management, TAC Air. Learn more in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

NBAA’s New Career Guide Highlights Business Aviation Opportunities
A global industry with infinite career opportunities – that’s business aviation. To get that message out to students, parents and teachers, NBAA has created “A Career Guide to Business Aviation,” as the latest addition to NBAA’s suite of student resources available on the association’s website. “We want students to see themselves in a business aviation career,” said Jo Damato, CAM, NBAA’s vice president of educational strategy and workforce development. Learn more about the new NBAA career resource.

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NBAA Adds New Product Showcase to NBAA-BACE Innovation Zone
The NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is the largest business aviation event in the world, and the best place for OEMs, equipment manufacturers and service providers to debut their newest product offerings. New offerings will be highlighted this year in the inaugural New Product Showcase as part of the Innovation Zone.

NBAA Resource: Selling Charter by the Seat
With the proven and recognized benefits of chartering aircraft, brokers and operators have for years been searching for business models that will permit them to market charters on business aircraft to the public on a per-seat basis rather than chartering the whole aircraft. NBAA’s resource can help operators navigate this business model and avoid pitfalls.

CAM Spotlight: Industry Executive Values Program’s Expertise, Credibility Benefits
For Scott Ashton, earning his Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) certification has proved an asset in confronting the challenges he handles in his role as president and CEO of Corporate Service Supply and Manufacturing. “The CAM credential instantly signals that you have credibility as a leader in the industry,” he said.

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Career Advancement Requires Hard Work, Motivation

How do you prepare to transition to the next stage of your career? Experts say the first step in moving on to bigger and better things is to ensure that you excel at your current job. This means that you must become the best you can be as a junior technician, scheduler, pilot or flight attendant – just being adequate won’t cut it. Read more in Business Aviation Insider.

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