Business aviation companies are increasingly recognizing the value of employees who serve as caregivers outside the office. These workers provide many important skills to their employers, including adeptness at problem solving, adapting to unexpected situations and managing crises. “Especially in an industry that’s heavily customer-centric, we need people who are team-oriented and innovative problem-solvers,” says pilot Reid Columbia. “Those are things we do as caregivers.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Catrina Capistrant, assistant chief pilot for a Fortune 200 company
Reid Columbia, chief pilot for a Fortune 250 flight operation
Jessica Webster, founder and president, Hera Aviation Group
Part 135 and 91K operators may be eligible for a temporary exemption from certain requirements of the FAA's Pilot Records Database program, after NBAA raised concerns with the agency that the database’s electronic transmission function isn’t expected to be fully operational until later this year. Listen to learn how to apply for an exemption.
NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Outstanding Achievement & Leadership Award recognizes those who've shared their expertise in this role. Three recipients of this award explain how schedulers and dispatchers can be leaders within their organizations.