posted by Sheryl Barden on January 20, 2023

Photo credit: Dassault This AINsight guest column, “Don’t Shoot the Messenger,” originally appeared in Aviation International News. Every week, my API colleagues and I find ourselves in a “change agent”

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 16, 2022

‘Tis the season . . .  to see how far we’ve come in the past 12 months! After all, we’ve certainly had some major experiences worth noting. That’s why I

posted by Sheryl Barden on December 16, 2022

Matt McNeil, founder, president, clinical director, and director of human performance at LiftAffect, presents on mental health in aviation during the 2022 Bombardier Safety Standdown. (Photo: Bombardier) This AINsight column

posted by Sheryl Barden on November 18, 2022

Blog Author Sheryl Barden (right) and her API colleague Jennifer Pickerel presented during the 2022 Bombardier Safety Standdown. (Photo: Matt Thurber/ AIN) Every one of us in aviation needs to

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