Recently, ASTM International announced a new certification program for business jet cabin crews, which will require candidates to demonstrate knowledge of and skills in aircraft safety procedures and cabin-service safety as well as professionalism and discretion. The program aims to ensure the comfort and safety of domestic and international passengers. “This is a way to show perspective employers, chief pilots, anybody’s who’s in the hiring realm [that] recipients of this accreditation have achieved a certain skill set,” said independent contract flight attendant Karen Hall. “It’s another way of benchmarking their expertise.”
In this episode of NBAA Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Louisa Fisher, past chair of the NBAA Flight Attendants Committee
As businesses begin to focus on the future, chief pilots and aviation directors must employ their communications skills to ensure that business aviation remains an essential tool for companies seeking to move forward.
Our industry continues to seek ways to improve upon its already noteworthy record of environmental responsibility, and chief among those efforts is promoting the use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) that burn cleaner than straight Jet A.