Dec. 6, 2019
Workforce development issues continued to dominate the conversation in the business aviation industry in 2019, along with topics pertaining to operational safety, security and next-generation technology. In case you missed it, here’s a compilation of NBAA’s most popular Business Aviation Insider magazine stories of 2019.
Workforce Fact or Fiction
Results from NBAA’s Business Aviation Management Committee (BAMC) workforce study, released in 2018, are even more relevant today as organizations implement strategies to retain and develop the future workforce.
Understanding the Risk of Fatigue
Research has shown that both long- and short-haul missions produce fatigue. As around-the-clock aviation operations become increasingly more complex, flight and ground crews are sometimes pushed to their physical and mental limits.
Best Practices for Security Overseas
Regulations and conditions in other countries are constantly changing. As more business aircraft operators are flying overseas, it’s more important than ever to stay informed of new developments and avoid common mistakes.
Recruitment 101: Lessons From Other Industries
The aviation industry is not alone in facing workforce challenges. Business aviation may find solutions by adopting successful talent pipeline initiatives and techniques from other industries.
What Accident Reports Reveal
Many business aircraft pilots react to news of an aircraft accident by focusing on the lessons they may take away from it. Reviewing accident information provides an opportunity for self-assessment.
Managing the Generation Gap
An increasing number of young professionals are entering business aviation and moving into leadership roles. Read about lessons learned for navigating generational differences in the workplace.
Shrinking Airport Capacity
As commercial air traffic continues to grow worldwide, business aircraft operators are faced with the challenge of retaining their share of shrinking airport capacity.
Career Paths in Business Aviation
There are many ways to get to a destination, just like choosing a career. Here are a few stories of young people whose path led them to business aviation.
NextGen Goes Global
U.S.-based operators know all about the FAA’s deadline for ADS-B, but they may not be familiar with the extensive avionics requirements from other countries.
The Benefits of Mentoring
With business aviation facing a growing shortage of talent, mentoring is considered a key tool for helping to cultivate the next generation of industry professionals.