Podcast: Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Aviation

March 6, 2023

Throughout March, NBAA is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting the important contributions women have made to aviation and the many opportunities available to them in the industry today. An important part of this conversation is acknowledging those who are working to ensure that all women in the industry are welcomed and respected. “There are so many women out there that are putting in the work,” noted Dreams Soar Founder and CEO Shaesta Waiz. “[They’re] just putting their hearts out there to help women in our industry feel connected and in a place where they feel like they can grow and be themselves.”

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

  • Liz Booker, “Literary Aviatrix” and founder of aviatrixbookreview.com
  • Shaesta Waiz, around-the-world pilot and founder and CEO of Dreams Soar

Podcast Episode

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Podcast: Planning Ahead for the Holiday Travel Season

Although business aviation is not a cause of aviation system delays, weather and other factors can pose unexpected travel challenges. If business aviation is in your planning this holiday season, it's best to prepare for potential delays.
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Podcast: Regional Groups Guiding Young People Toward Business Aviation Careers

Attracting the next generation of business aviation professionals is a top priority throughout the industry, and local and regional groups are often the first point-of-contact for students and young people seeking information about the industry and its potential opportunities.
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Podcast: 2023 Year-End Tax Planning

The end of the year is often a stressful time for business aircraft operators that are grappling with tax issues, particularly if they've purchased an airplane hoping to take advantage of higher bonus depreciation rates. Aviation managers shouldn’t wait until the final weeks of the year to develop their tax strategy.
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Podcast: Mental Wellness and Business Aviation, Part 2

In the second part of our conversation about mental wellness, experts offer advice on what pilots should do when disclosing a condition such as depression or anxiety to their AME and how to ensure their case is addressed in a timely manner.
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