Podcast: Will Business Aviation Remain Resilient in 2023?

Jan. 30, 2023

Despite the enormous challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, business aviation has once again proved to be nimble and adaptable. What impact might today’s social, economic, environmental and geopolitical issues have on the health of the industry for the remainder of this year? “It really comes down to confidence,” notes industry analyst Richard Aboulafia, adding that even in the face of multiple challenges, “there’s a very good chance that a downturn [in business aviation] won’t happen.”

In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with three leading industry analysts:
  • Richard Aboulafia, managing director at AeroDynamic Advisory
  • Brian Foley, founder of Brian Foley Associates
  • Rollie Vincent, president at Rolland Vincent Associates

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The FAA has issued new guidelines indicating that the agency is changing its criteria for evaluating pilots' mental wellness, giving medical examiners greater autonomy in evaluations. With this edition of the NBAA Flight Plan podcast, a panel of mental-wellness experts takes listeners behind the headlines.
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Podcast: Is Business Taking You to Europe During the Olympics? Here’s What You Need to Know

If business is taking you to Europe this summer, operators should be aware of challenges that may arise due to the Summer Olympics taking place in Paris from July 26 to Aug. 11.
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Podcast: Can Working Remotely Improve Schedulers’ Productivity?

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Podcast: Guiding Business Aviation Safely Around Stormy Skies

This year's storm season has already brought a wave of severe weather activity across the U.S. Personnel at the FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center, including NBAA's Air Traffic Services team, are ready to assist business aircraft pilots as they navigate around stormy weather.
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