Nov/Dec 2021

Kern Award Winner Bryan Burns: Leading Efforts to Improve Business Aviation Safety

Bryan Burns, president of the Air Charter Safety Foundation, is a winner of the 2021 Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award.
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November 23, 2021

FAA ADS-B Tools Back Online After Short Outage

Two FAA-managed ADS-B tools – the Service Availability Prediction Tool (SAPT) and ADS-B Deviation Authorization Pre-Flight Tool (ADAPT) – are back online after a short outage earlier this month.
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November 23, 2021

Recent Event Highlights NBAA’s Continued Commitment to Workplace Diversity, Inclusion

While diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) issues are starting to take center stage in aviation, the industry still has a ways to go, especially when it comes to education and outreach.
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November 22, 2021

FAA: Plan Ahead for Holiday Season Business Flights

A surge in passengers flying this holiday season, following last year's COVID lockdowns, is one of several factors that could lead to additional delays for business aircraft operators flying through the National Airspace System.
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November 22, 2021

Podcast: Planning for Holiday Season Flying

If your business travel plans involve flights during the winter holidays, be aware of the anticipated surge in passengers flying this season after last year’s COVID lockdowns. The situation may mean added congestion across the national airspace system, and while business aviation has never been a congestion driver, delays may impact your planning.
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Nov/Dec 2021

Maintenance: Top Traits for Technicians

While the resumes of many candidates may indicate they have the experience and credentials to do the work, the personal qualities of the candidates may be just as important.
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November 21, 2021

NBAA’s Ed Bolen Among 2021 International Air & Space Hall of Fame Inductees

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen was inducted into the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s International Air & Space Hall of Fame, in recognition of his decades of contributions to the aviation and aerospace industry.
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Nov/Dec 2021

Management: Beware the Pitfalls of Dry Leasing

Dry leasing is an incredibly useful tool when done right, but can lead to illegal operations if done wrong.
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November 19, 2021

NBAA-Backed SAF Blenders Tax Credit Advances in Build Back Better Act

A sustainable aviation fuel blender’s tax credit advocated for by NBAA and a coalition of stakeholders has been passed by the House of Representatives as part of its Build Back Better legislation.
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Nov/Dec 2021

The Business Case for DE&I

Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives can help solve personnel challenges.
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November 18, 2021

EASA Environmental Registration Deadline Fast Approaching

By Dec. 31, operators of certain aircraft much register for EASA's new portal. It applies to Part 91 and 135 operators, even though Part 135 operators already provide environmental information through the third-country operator portal.
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Nov/Dec 2021

Managing an Aviation Operation in a Socially Responsible Manner

Policies that address sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion can be managed effectively when the goals are understood and embraced by the entire organization.
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November 15, 2021

Podcast: Navigating Supply Chain Challenges

global supply chain crisis has hit business aviation just when the industry is experiencing a resurgence in flight activity. How can operators and support providers adapt to mounting shortages of critical parts and materials?
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Nov/Dec 2021

Management: Don’t Rush Aircraft Transactions

Buyers, sellers and other parties must not be tempted to cut corners when completing the transfer of an aircraft.
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November 11, 2021

IBAC Adds to Successful SafetyNet Webinar Series

The International Business Aviation Council offers a webinar series in conjunction with nearly 20 qualified program support affiliates to provide safety information in a pre-recorded or live webinar format.
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Nov/Dec 2021

An Industry Focused on a Sustainable Future

Multiple efforts are underway to ensure that business aviation flies greener.
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November 10, 2021

Prompt Flight Plan Filing Mitigates Delays to Dallas Love’s Single Runway

Operators bound for Dallas Love Field (DAL) should employ due diligence in flight planning to avoid delays resulting from FAA initiatives that allocate arrival and departure capacity of its single runway through March 2022.
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Nov/Dec 2021

Kern Award Winner Carl Bennett: The Importance of Listening and Cooperating

Carl Bennett, director of safety for Mayo Aviation, exemplifies many of the Kern award criteria, including continuous improvement and vocational excellence.
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November 9, 2021

Capt. Kathy Stafford, NBAA’s 700th CAM, Has New Competitive Edge

The NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program recently welcomed its 700th professional to earn the certification – Capt. Kathy Stafford.
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Nov/Dec 2021

We Must Embrace AAM, UAS or Risk Getting Left Behind

Business aviation should lead the advanced air mobility revolution.
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