Great Learning Opportunities at ABACE 2018

Great Learning Opportunities at ABACE 2018

Posted on

The upcoming Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) is the premier BA event in the region. ABACE attracts more than 8,000 attendees, 35 aircraft on static display and 165 exhibitors each year.  You don't want to miss out on three days of informative learning and professional development opportunities

Read More

Top Airports for Flying into the 2017 World Series

Top Airports for Flying into the 2017 World Series

Posted on

The 2017 World Series has been set. This year’s Fall Classic will pit the Houston Astros against the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning October 24. Baseball fans and savvy travelers will need to fly on short notice to catch the games.  Those not wanting to fly commercial have some good options for taking a charter jet or business aircraft to the games.

Read More

Join Jeppesen at NBAA 2017 in Las Vegas

Join Jeppesen at NBAA 2017 in Las Vegas

Posted on

Are you headed to this year’s National Business Aviation Association’s Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada? If so, be sure to visit the Jeppesen booth during your time at the show. Entertainment & Lifestyle Expert Maureen Petrosky will be mixing up specialty cocktails and pouring wine for attendees needing a break.

Read More

Are You Ready for ADS-B?

Are You Ready for ADS-B?

Posted on

ADS-B has been on the radar (no pun intended) for many years now. The January 1, 2020 deadline has always seemed like a long way off, but as 2017 comes to a close we’re in fact getting down to crunch time.

There are many resources available for ADS-B regs, details, acronyms, etc., so we’ll just review the high points.

Read More

10 Enhancements Coming Soon to a SID/STAR Chart Near You

10 Enhancements Coming Soon to a SID/STAR Chart Near You

Posted on

The more things change the more they stay the same. You see evidence of this every day, though sometimes you have to look harder to find it. So, here’s a bit of good news about change. Jeppesen is making ten IFR chart enhancements that won’t feel like change at all. While the enhanced charts make look a bit different, Jeppesen never lost sight of what an aeronautical chart was created to do—make flying safer and simpler.

Read More

Disruption Management: Thinking Big Picture Can Have a Big Impact

Disruption Management: Thinking Big Picture Can Have a Big Impact

Posted on

When you woke up this morning, the odds were very good you didn’t allocate five minutes out of your day to read this post. You didn’t know it existed until you received an email about it or found it through some other means. By definition, reading this post is a disruption. Our days are full of them. If you work in aviation, disruption management is likely at the root of what you’re working on most days. For many, the quickest route to disruption resolution seems best—likely because there’s another disruption waiting to be managed. But stepping back in the heat of the moment to think long term about a disruption may prove to be worth the time and effort.

Read More

Four Tips to Help Schedulers and Dispatchers Sharpen BA Operations

Four Tips to Help Schedulers and Dispatchers Sharpen BA Operations

Posted on

In his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the late Stephen Covey tells a story about a man walking in the woods. This man comes upon another working feverishly to saw down a tree. The first man says, “You look exhausted. Why don’t you take a break and sharpen your saw?” The second man replies, “I can’t. I’m too busy sawing.” If that sounds like the schedulers and dispatchers in your operation (or you if you’re a scheduler or dispatcher), read on for some ideas that might offer a break and a chance to sharpen your saw.

Read More

11 Tips For Clearing U.S. Customs

11 Tips For Clearing U.S. Customs

Posted on

In past Business Flyer posts, we’ve covered topics related to clearing customs. However, those posts were primarily focused on regulations and practices for countries outside the United States. This post looks at U.S. customs, providing a few helpful tips for those operators wanting to get into America. Even if you’re based in the U.S., you may want to read on. Why? Because the rules for entering the U.S. are basically the same whether you’re visiting from the outside or trying to get home again.

Read More