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Operational Insight Blog

Search a library of 1300+ articles by 200+ industry experts covering operational HOW-TOs and other topics impacting business aircraft operations worldwide.

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BizAv Planning Calendar

Your missions are often impacted by high-traffic events and world holidays. These can create congestion at your destination, raise costs for hotels and other services, and increase lead times. We’ve consolidated many of these dates and locations into this one calendar to help you in your pre-planning.

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Airport and FBO Search

Use this free search tool to find information on worldwide airports, FBOs, handlers, caterers, and ground transportation providers.

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With just one email a week, you can stay current on operational news impacting business aircraft operations worldwide.

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FAA Dispatcher Certification

Interested in enhancing your skills, safety awareness, and efficiency within your flight operation? We offer an FAA-approved FAR Part 65 aircraft dispatcher certification course. With an over 90% certification rate among our graduates, we can help you reach your professional development goals.

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Dispatcher Recurrent Training

After earning your license, you can continue to satisfy regulatory requirements and earn Certified Aviation Manager credits as part of the National Business Aviation Association’s Professional Development Program with our interactive 2-day Corporate Aircraft Dispatcher Recurrent Training course.

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Aviation Emissions Resource Center

Guidance and tools to help you understand and comply with international aviation emissions reporting schemes—CORSIA, EU-ETS, and CH-ETS.

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    • GDPR and Business Aviation – What you need to know.
      by Kathy Self on August 15, 2018 at 11:30

      On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. This complex and far reaching regulation governs how an EU citizen’s personal data can be used and processed by businesses both inside and outside of the EU. It’s impacting industries and companies ... […]

    • UK Charter Permits – Regulatory Compliance
      by Jason Hayward on August 9, 2018 at 11:30

      The processing of charter permits for the UK is managed by the UK CAA. It's important to be aware of the permit request and revision lead time policies. Also, authorities are taking steps to eliminate "grey" charter flights that will affect operators not obtaining necessary authorizations for travel to the UK... […]

    • Operating to Japan – Part 3: Ground Handling, Security & Local Services
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on July 30, 2018 at 11:30

      Ground handling services in Japan are known for their reliability, quality and high level of customer care. Still, we recommend operators provide advance notification for all required services, fuel uplifts and in-flight catering to ensure any potential delays are avoided. […]

    • Operating to Japan – Part 2: Permits, Slots & CIQ
      by Hiroshi Higashiyama on July 24, 2018 at 11:30

      For most private non-revenue operations to Japan there's no requirement for either overflight or landing permits. However, obtaining preferred airport slots for Tokyo area airports can present challenges from time to time. […]