Podcast: Staff Scheduling in the COVID Era

As business aviation flight departments continue to adapt to the COVID-19 environment, many have reduced staffing levels to minimize the risk of exposing other employees and spreading the virus. Operators must also determine how to best handle the resulting safety and security implications of having fewer employees on a given shift, especially overnight.

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

  • Don Chupp, president and CEO of Fireside Partners
  • Greg Hamelink, chair of the NBAA Maintenance Committee and senior manager of flight operations and maintenance at Stryker Corp.
Podcast Episode

January 14, 2021

In AvWeek Webinar, Bolen’s Measured Optimism for 2021 Cites Industry Resiliency, Innovation

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen expressed optimism regarding the future of business aviation during a virtual event sponsored by Aviation Week. There are reasons to believe we have opportunity to seize in 2021.
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January 13, 2021

CDC to Require COVID Testing for Flights Into the U.S., Includes Business Aviation

Starting Jan. 26, all air passengers arriving in the U.S. must be tested no more than three days prior to their departure and must provide proof of the negative result or proof of having recovered from COVID-19 to the aircraft operator.
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January 7, 2021

JetNet iQ: Business Aviation Upswing Expected in Second Half of 2021

Pre-owned business aircraft sales through the first 11 months of 2020 were down just 4% over the previous year, according to JetNet’s data, compared to a 25% decrease in new business aircraft deliveries.
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December 31, 2020

Potential Pre-Departure COVID-Testing Requirements Coming for International Arrivals

NBAA expects that soon pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements will expand to all U.S. arrivals from international locations, a policy that currently only applies to arrivals from the U.K.
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