‘New Normal’ FBO Procedures, Post Pandemic

As business aircraft pilots and their passengers return to the skies, they’ll find new social distancing procedures and other changes at FBOs due to COVID-19. “Our staff, our customers and our guests have really responded positively to the steps,” said Reggie Nichols, general manager and safety director for National Jets at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. “They understand [these procedures are] for their protection.”

In this episode of NBAA’s Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • Reggie Nichols, general manager and safety director, National Jets at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
  • Jessi Rowden, general manager, Cutter Aviation at Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and a member of NBAA’s Schedulers and Dispatchers Committee
Podcast Episode

January 3, 2023

CDC Clarifies COVID Testing Procedures for Air Travelers from China

Effective Jan. 5, 2023, at 12:01 a.m. (EST), all passengers ages 2 and older, originating from China on flights to the U.S., will require proof of a negative COVID-19 test no more than two days prior to their departure from China, Hong Kong or Macau, regardless of nationality or vaccination status.
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October 3, 2022

Hong Kong Opens Door to Overseas Arrivals with New COVID Testing System

Hong Kong recently announced the “lifting of compulsory quarantine requirement on arrival at Hong Kong.”
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July/August 2022

Stay Abreast of Canada’s Evolving COVID Requirements

Evolving travel and entry requirements continue to challenge business aircraft operators flying into Canada more than a year after the country reopened to international travelers.
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May/June 2022

Long COVID May Affect Pilot Health

Some COVID-19 patients may continue to experience symptoms long after resolution of their initial infection. Fortunately, few pilots have been affected.
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