Flight activity is up at airports near busy Colorado ski resorts, which could mean delays, holds and even diversions. Flight crews should be aware of a new procedure for arrivals at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport and a new resource available to assist them in scheduling arrivals and meeting their passengers’ expectations. “Plan early, both on the customer service side and the flight operations side,” advised NBAA Northern Mountain Regional Representative Kristi Ivey. “It’s also important that the flight crew, the charter company and the flight operations team have realistic discussions with the passengers regarding their itineraries.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Paul Diffenderfer, aviation systems engineer at MITRE
Recipients of the NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award epitomize professionalism and leadership in ways that support safety. Hear how three members of the Kern Award Class of 2020 apply these principles.
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