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NBAA Members Save on Southwest Airlines Flights

NBAA has partnered with Southwest Airlines® to offer members an exclusive 3% discount on Anytime and Business Select® fares, where eligible, now through Dec. 31, 2023.

Members can enjoy Southwest’s usual benefits, including two free checked bags, no change or cancellation fees, flight credits that don’t expire and exceptional customer service.

Plus, when members use SWABIZ® to book travel to the 2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV, they can qualify for eligible discounted rates and receive a bonus of 15% more in Rapid Rewards points.

Learn more and start taking advantage today at and log into your NBAA account.

2023 Compensation Survey

Results from NBAA’s 2023 Compensation Survey are available for purchase. The survey results provide a comprehensive look at aviation department personnel salaries as well as key policies and benefits to help member companies better evaluate their own flight departments, retain top talent and stay competitive in the hiring marketplace.

Survey results include:

  • Annual cash compensation (including base salary, overtime and annual incentives)
  • Salary ranges
  • Merit increases
  • Long-term incentives – eligibility and type
  • Formally recorded duty/flight hours and weekend/RON days

Only NBAA business and operating members are eligible to purchase these results.

Members who participated in the survey receive complimentary access to the results.

Professional Members get VIP Experience at NBAA-BACE

Professional members of NBAA will enjoy the VIP experience at NBAA-BACE, with access to the NBAA Professional Lounge, a dedicated space where attendees can rest; refuel with a beverage or snack; and take advantage of free Wi-Fi and a semi-private meeting space. Attendees who add a Professional membership to their convention registration will receive $30 in Uber credit to get around Las Vegas. Plus, they will enjoy the member registration price – a savings of more than $250. Current NBAA members can upgrade to the VIP experience by adding an Affiliated Professional Membership for $40, now or on-site at the show.

Join Us at the NBAA-BACE Coffee Social

NBAA-BACE Coffee SocialPHOTO © Morgan Anderson Photography

Join members of NBAA staff and the Board of Directors at the NBAA Coffee Social, Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 2-3 p.m. at the NBAA Booth, No. N1834. Don’t miss this chance for a caffeinated pick-me-up and a sweet treat while you reconnect with fellow industry professionals and meet members of the NBAA team.

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Lloyd 'Fig' Newton and his wife Elouise

Newton Named Chair Emeritus of NBAA Board

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton has been named to the newly created position of chair emeritus on the NBAA Board of Directors. Newton, a former board chair, will serve an initial one-year term. “NBAA brings great value to the business and civil aviation community and I wanted to continue to be involved with that,” Newton said.

Professional Development

NBAA will offer a variety of professional development program (PDP) courses in conjunction with the 2023 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 17-19.

Aviation Leadership
This two-day interactive course provides essential tools for effective leadership in an aviation department as well as a company.

HR in the Flight Department
A one-day course aimed at bringing flight departments and their human resource partners together to discuss wide-ranging issues including hiring, retaining and employee development.

Elevating Your Leadership, Versatility and Influence
This invitation-only, two-day course is designed to maximize discussions and the exchange of best practices, while adding new tools to your leadership toolbox.

Effective Teamwork and Strategic Goal Management
A two-day, highly interactive course intended to sharpen your leadership skills as part of a high-performing team.

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New Certified Aviation Managers

More than 800 business aviation professionals from all segments of the industry have earned the Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) credential. The CAMs listed below are among the latest to join this elite group.

  • Thomas Mitchell Black, CAM
    Max Air, Inc.
  • Eric David Black, CAM
    Lead Captain/Training Coordinator
    L Brands
  • John R. Fare, CAM
    Chief Pilot
    Johnson & Johnson
  • Branden Graves, CAM
    Captain, Executive Flight Services
  • Mike Gross, CAM
    Jet Aviation
  • Mark Grout Jr., CAM
    Solairus Aviation
  • Neil Hutton, CAM
    The Walsh Group
  • Glen Keen, CAM
    Captain/Security Coordinator
    McDonald’s Corp.
  • Marc Martin, CAM
    Select Medical
  • Andrew Masone, CAM
    Maintenance Manager
    Jet Aviation
  • Christopher Rozum, CAM
    Aviation Safety Inspector
  • Michael Youens, CAM
    Saltchuk Aviation

Events Calendar


Oct. 15 – 16
Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference | Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 16
Single-Pilot Safety Standdown | Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 16
Small Operator Symposium | Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 17 – 19
National Safety Forum | Las Vegas, NV

Oct. 17 – 19
NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) | Las Vegas, NV


Feb. 5-7
2024 NBAA Leadership Conference | Palm Springs, CA


March 12-14
2024 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2024) | Fort Worth, TX

March 26-28
2024 NBAA International Operators Conference (IOC2024) | Orlando, FL

April 11, 2024

NBAA Online Magazine Survey Aims to Gather Reader Feedback

With a recently launched reader survey, Business Aviation Insider, the official magazine of NBAA, is offering readers an opportunity to provide direct, editorial feedback to ensure the online publication will continue to provide valuable content.
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April 10, 2024

NBAA FBO Partnership Network Sees Significant Growth Since Launch

Since its launch at the 2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the NBAA FBO Partnership Network has grown to 22 participating FBO locations around the country.
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March/April 2024

Earn Your Scheduler Certificate on Your Schedule

Take your career to the next level. Earn your Business Aviation Scheduler Certificate on your own time with an online course provided by NBAA.
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Jan/Feb 2024

NBAA Offers Marketing Assistance to Members

The NBAA Website Retargeting Program helps organizations maximize ad spending by keeping advertiser brands top of mind and helping them consistently connect with potential customers across their buying journey.
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