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.
January 3, 2023
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