After nearly 18 months of being essentially locked down to anyone from outside the country, Canada reopened its border on Aug. 9 to U.S. citizens vaccinated against COVID-19. However, there are also new requirements that business aircraft passengers and crew members must follow before heading north. “From what I’m seeing, you can expect [entry into Canada] to be a little slower than the good old days prior to COVID,” said Chad Patnode, flight operations manager at Pfizer, “but still faster than where it was during the throes of COVID-19.”
In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:
Henry “Duke” LeDuc, operations manager, UAS International Trip Support
Changing weather patterns are affecting aviation, and among the greatest resulting risks to air safety is clear air turbulence (CAT). A study by scientist Dr. Paul Williams has led him to predict that severe CAT will increase in the future.
The outlook for business aviation hiring remains strong, despite a number of challenges weighing on the global economy. However, job seekers must carefully consider multiple factors when making their employment decision.
Just as NBAA works to promote business aviation at the national level, regional groups play a vital advocacy role in their state, city or area. Today, four business aviation professionals share their experiences in launching one of the country’s newest regional groups.
While many flight operations already have implemented programs to reduce their carbon emissions, the process can seem daunting for those that haven't yet started. Three members of NBAA's Environmental Sustainability Subcommittee offer tips on how to work toward sustainability.