API in the News

January 29, 2023

Flexjet COO Megan Wolf Read the original private aviation article from Chief Executive magazine. Business aviation is running out of pilots and mechanics. CEOs aren’t stuck on tarmacs while their

January 2, 2023

Jennifer Pickerel and Sheryl Barden present at the Bombardier Safety Standdown, November 2022 Read the original aviation safety article in the January 2023 issue of Aviation International News. Bombardier opened

January 1, 2023

Read original NBAA article regarding retiring commercial airline pilots. Business aviation can offer a welcome and lucrative option for pilots who want to keep flying after retiring from, or otherwise

December 6, 2022

In this podcast, NBAA’s Rob Finfrock addresses the 2023 business aviation hiring outlook with Jennifer Pickerel and other thought leaders. Listen to the MP3 here. ————- 2023 Business Aviation Hiring

November 10, 2022

API’s Sheryl Barden and Jennifer Pickerel discussed employee safety during their Safety Standdown presentation called “Safety Starts with People.” Following is an excerpt from Jerry Siebenmark’s article on employee safety

November 10, 2022

At the 2022 Bombardier Safety Standdown, Sheryl Barden and Jennifer Pickerel presented “Safety Starts with People.” ‘Safety Starts With People’ was the topic of API’s presentation at the annual Bombardier

Press Releases

October 17, 2022

NBAA2022 Press Release SAN FRANCISCO – October 17, 2022 – In July, 1971, Janice K. Barden, a professional aviation psychologist with a talent for assessing pilot candidates for employment, became the

August 15, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – August 15, 2022 – Sheryl A. Barden, President and CEO of Aviation Personnel International (apiaviation.com), the longest-running aviation recruiting firm serving the hiring needs of business aviation,

March 7, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – March 8, 2022 – For 50 years, Aviation Personnel International (API) has served as the woman-owned business aviation recruiting firm in the U.S. To kick off Women’s

August 19, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO – August 19, 2020 – Corporate flight department closures and layoffs are never easy. And navigating the post COVID-19 job market has never been more challenging. That’s why