Airline furloughs resulting from COVID-19 have led to a rise in the number of air carrier pilots now seeking new opportunities in business aviation. How should flight department managers prepare to bring them onboard? “In addition to flying proficiency and quantitative experience, it’s also important to look at the applicant from a holistic approach,” noted NBAA Domestic Operations Committee Chairman Jason Herman. “What type of experience and skills do they have, both inside and potentially also outside of the cockpit?”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Lisa Archibald, CAM, Delta Air Lines first officer and a volunteer on Delta’s Master Executive Council
Jason Herman, CAM, chair of NBAA’s Domestic Operations Committee
Jennifer Pickerel, vice president at Aviation Personnel International
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.