Aviation Personnel International is a business aviation recruiting firm

We help flight departments select and recruit the “best of the best”


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Nobody knows aviation professionals better than API

Whether it’s for a Fortune 10 corporation, private company or a high-net-worth individual, aviation employers rely on Aviation Personnel International. We offer a proven ability to match top caliber professionals based on talent, skills, values, cultural fit, work history and industry references.

For 45 years, we’ve accumulated the broadest portfolio of fully vetted active and passive candidates for aviation leadership, maintenance professionals, pilots, schedulers, dispatchers and other aviation-specific roles.

Our services include aviation recruiting, outplacement support and business aviation consulting for corporate HR professionals.

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What we do

as your business aviation recruiting partners

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From aviation directors to the flight deck and maintenance to cabin safety, Aviation Personnel International can fulfill your aviation recruiting and permanent-staffing needs at all levels.

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Responsible organizations rely on API’s aviation expertise to support their displaced employees throughout the transition, and to help prepare them for workforce re-entry.

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HR Consulting

Aviation Personnel International serves as an extension of your in-house recruiting and HR organization, providing aviation industry expertise to help you grow and develop your team.

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See what people are saying

"API did an excellent job preparing, coordinating and navigating as a liaison between myself and the company.

I would highly recommend Aviation Personnel International to any corporate flight department that is currently searching for highly qualified aviation professionals."
Jamie D. Buff
Lead Aviation Maintenance Technician, Fortune 200 Flight Department

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Are you looking to enhance your business aviation career? Are you willing to invest in your future by preparing yourself for new opportunities for career growth?

You can be on your way to greater success. Apply today to become an API Registered ProfessionalTM.