Tag: in-flight safety

Completing Your Flight Department: The Importance of a Third Crewmember

Completing Your Flight Department: The Importance of a Third Crewmember

Surprisingly we are still having discussions about the importance of a third crewmember on large cabin aircraft. Perhaps we have been discussing points that are simply too obvious and need to consider some of the benefits of a third crewmember that nobody really wants to think about […]

October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part II

Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part II

Welcome back as we continue to consider a charter operation’s untapped clients – pets! These clients, who are very important to their human companions (who pay for the flight), have been largely overlooked but are easy to please. This is a natural […]






December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part I

Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part I

Marketing gurus and ad execs sit in boardrooms and brainstorm for hours looking for a new way to differentiate their product so clients will choose theirs over another in this highly competitive market. It is rare that you get the true perfect storm […]






December 2, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

It can be almost comical to watch. Crew members accustomed to looking over trip sheets with amazing passenger manifests, including rock stars and heads of state, go weak in the knees when they see it: “Medium Dog.” Now what to do? What documents will we need for them? Can they get off the aircraft at the […]






March 5, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Pet Safety and Business Aviation

In-Flight Safety When the Fur Flies – Pet Safety and Business Aviation

When you see on your briefing that there will be a pet on your flight, what kinds of thoughts go through your head? Do you make special preparations? Do you run through the special training and regulations for pets on board? Probably not, because even though […]






September 12, 2012 | 3 Comments More