Embracing Diversity is a Gateway to the Future

A diverse workforce is key to the business aviation industry being able to attract top talent in the future. “I do believe that diversity is something that can be achieved in this industry,” said Vanessa Jamison, board chair of the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, who recommended meeting with students of all backgrounds as early as middle school to help them develop an interest in the industry. Learn more about creating a diverse workplace in this week’s NBAA Flight Plan podcast.

Podcast Episode

February 15, 2024

NBAA Promotes Careers in Business Aviation at NGPA Career Fair

NBAA will share business aviation career opportunities with attendees at the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) Winter Warm-Up, taking place Feb. 15-16 in Palm Springs, CA.
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Jan/Feb 2024

Women in Business Aviation Could Be Key to Solving Workforce Challenges

Women are using networking, collaboration, mentoring and shared resources to close business aviation’s gaping gender gap. But is it enough?
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September 27, 2023

NBAA Promotes Business Aviation’s Opportunities at Girls in Aviation Day

Ensuring that young girls recognize the opportunities available to them in aviation is key to diversifying the industry in years to come, so NBAA staff and member companies this year took part in Girls in Aviation Day events around the country.
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July/August 2023

Making DEI Sustainable in Business Aviation

For many business aircraft owners, operators and managers, supporting a diverse workplace has become second nature. Those who practice diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) on a daily basis say they’re helping to create a diverse industry that sustains itself by leveraging DEI initiatives across the board.
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