API in the News

May 24, 2023

In a joint presentation Tuesday afternoon at BASS 2023, Captain Kimberly Perkins and Jennifer Pickerel, vice president at Aviation Personnel International (API), said that culture can be closely linked to aviation safety.

February 20, 2023

At IOC2023, the NBAA IOC Chair, John Tuten, presented the Guy Gribble IOC Appreciation Award to IOC Committee members Debbi Laux and Steve Thorpe. At NBAA’s 2023 International Operators Conference

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

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