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 Jill Henning on 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

posted by Debbi Laux on January 24, 2022

For aviation leaders, one might think that “managing airplanes” takes up the most of their time. But in reality, the majority is spent on managing people—and related workforce issues. Here

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

posted by Sheryl Barden on October 25, 2021

It’s unfortunate, but the fact is we can’t make a new pilot overnight. And, if we want more pilots to enter the industry, we need to ensure that they’re well-compensated.

posted by Sheryl Barden on August 20, 2021

This article about developing an ab initio training program for Part 91 flight departments originally appeared in Aviation International News. View here. How can we build our talent pipeline in business aviation?