posted by Sheryl Barden on September 16, 2022

Caption: API's CEO, Sheryl Barden, poses with United Airlines' Captain Jackie and First Officer Rachel after completing her their flight in an "unmanned" aircraft. This article about female aviation heroes

posted by Sheryl Barden on August 19, 2022

This article about airlines extending the mandatory pilot retirement to age 67 originally appeared in Aviation International News. I’ve long believed that the airlines should raise the mandatory pilot retirement

posted by Sheryl Barden on July 15, 2022

This AINsight guest column about gender discrimination originally appeared in Aviation International News on July 15, 2022. A recent industry article continues to resonate in my head and, quite frankly,

posted by Sheryl Barden on June 24, 2022

When I first broached the subject of a looming pilot shortage at NBAA-BACE in 2013, people in the audience told me I was crazy and said it would never happen.

posted by Sheryl Barden on May 20, 2022

This is a story about the wisdom of greening up the grass in your own backyard, rather than gazing over the fence at your neighbor’s lawn. If that sounds cryptic,

posted by Sheryl Barden on April 26, 2022

It was wonderful to return to the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference (SDC) a few weeks ago. It is always a high-energy-filled conference that I characterize as an amazing balance of professionalism

posted by Sheryl Barden on March 18, 2022

Schedule flexibility is cited as the number-one benefit to business aviation employees, according to a recent survey conducted by NBAA. CD In fact, being able to flex one’s work schedule

posted by Sheryl Barden on February 18, 2022

I attended the NBAA Leadership Conference in Dallas last week with about 400 other attendees, and the experience was fantastic. It was gratifying to see so many people in the

posted by Sheryl Barden on January 21, 2022

The role of a Part 91 aviation director has changed significantly over the last 10 to 15 years. Due to a variety of factors, including much more oversight by human

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 17, 2021

A colleague who leads mx techs, reached out and requested that I address the topic of task saturation. In our email exchange, he explained “It’s getting out of hand.” As