NBAA Announces New Business Aircraft Scheduler Certificate Program Ahead of SDC2023

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,

Nashville, TN, Jan. 23, 2023 – To assist schedulers in advancing their careers, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced a new Business Aircraft Scheduler Certificate Program, ahead of the opening of the 2023 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2023) taking place Jan. 24-26 at Music City Center.

“NBAA strives to provide valuable learning opportunities for its members from all sectors of business aviation, and this latest credential will allow schedulers and others in the flight department to affirm they are among the best in the industry,” said NBAA Director, Certification Tyler Austin. “This program is ideal for flight department personnel who have been assigned aircraft scheduling responsibilities or professionals looking to work in business aviation operations.”

Developed In collaboration with Part 91 scheduler subject matter experts and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., the assessment-based certificate program will provide participants a comprehensive introductory to mid-level training on the duties of a business aircraft scheduler. The program includes nine asynchronous learning modules testing in key areas of aircraft scheduling at an introductory level:

  • Module 1: Business Aviation Basics
  • Module 2: Mission Control
  • Module 3: Global Regulations
  • Module 4: Technology
  • Module 5: Crew Scheduling
  • Module 6: Safety & Security
  • Module 7: Finance, Legal & Tax Responsibilities
  • Module 8: Pre-trip Logistics
  • Module 9: Real-time Trip Support

Successful program participants will receive a certificate and a digital badge to validate their knowledge with their peers. The Business Aircraft Scheduler Certificate also is approved for NBAA Certified Aviation manager program (CAM) credit. Those that complete the course and pass the final assessment will be awarded four points toward their CAM application or CAM recertification.

Learn more about the Business Aircraft Scheduler Certificate and sign up for program announcements.

Learn more about the 2023 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference.


Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The association represents more than 10,000 company and professional members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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