API in the News

September 8, 2023

On September 6, Jennifer Pickerel of Aviation Personnel International was featured on the Business Aviation Collection Podcast. Listen here Jennifer’s story is a remarkable one – from being an English

July 14, 2023

What does the midyear bizav hiring outlook look like? To find out, Rob Finfrock speaks with API’s VP, Jennifer Pickerel and Clint Cannaday, operations and safety analyst for Inflight Crew

July 5, 2023

API’s Jennifer Pickerel was quoted in the July/Aug 2023 issue of NBAA’s Business Aviation Insider regarding putting DEI efforts front and center in our industry. For many business aircraft owners,

July 3, 2023

API’s President & CEO Sheryl Barden contributed to the salary-related information in the 2023 BCA’s Operations Planning Guide. (Log-in required) Following is the salary section excerpt… Salaries Included are salaries

June 30, 2023

On June 22, API’s Sheryl Barden joined Sarah Kalmeta (aka Sarah the Pivoter) in The Lounge to discuss “Joie de Vivre.” Translation: the “Joy of Living.”In the podcast, the two

June 30, 2023

API’s Jennifer Pickerel talks about the benefits of reverse mentoring on the NBAA podcast with host Rob Finfrock. Listen here. Mentorship doesn’t always involve an older or more senior coworker

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