Podcast: Can Working Remotely Improve Schedulers’ Productivity?

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June 17, 2024

Even though social distancing is no longer the norm, many business aviation schedulers and dispatchers continue to work from home at least part-time. How might that affect their ability to perform these important roles? “With the right person and the right work ethic, [working remotely] can truly enhance productivity and the overall work life balance,” says Schweizer Engineering’s Jen Perez. “When I first moved to working remote, my productivity actually went up. I was able to take on more tasks because I had less distractions.”

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

  • Diane Bassetti, flight coordinator at Nationwide
  • Kody Bjork, flight support manager for Clay Lacy Aviation
  • Jen Perez, senior corporate aircraft scheduler for Schweitzer Engineering
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July 15, 2024

Podcast: The FAA and Pilot Mental Wellness: A Closer Look

The FAA has issued new guidelines indicating that the agency is changing its criteria for evaluating pilots' mental wellness, giving medical examiners greater autonomy in evaluations. With this edition of the NBAA Flight Plan podcast, a panel of mental-wellness experts takes listeners behind the headlines.
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July 1, 2024

Podcast: Is Business Taking You to Europe During the Olympics? Here’s What You Need to Know

If business is taking you to Europe this summer, operators should be aware of challenges that may arise due to the Summer Olympics taking place in Paris from July 26 to Aug. 11.
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June 3, 2024

Podcast: Guiding Business Aviation Safely Around Stormy Skies

This year's storm season has already brought a wave of severe weather activity across the U.S. Personnel at the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center, including NBAA's Air Traffic Services team, are ready to assist business aircraft pilots as they navigate around stormy weather.
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May 20, 2024

Podcast: Using Standardized Performance Metrics to Enhance the Charter Industry, Part 2

Some charter operators are making public their key performance indicators, or KPIs, to provide greater transparency for customers. In Part 2 of this two-part episode, industry advocates discuss why tracking and publishing such data can not only benefit those companies, but the entire charter market.
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