Dispatcher

February 27, 2008 - 5:31am

Aviation Research Group U.S. (ARG/US) awarded its first certified broker designation to Jets.com at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference in Savannah, Ga. last month. Jets.com is headquartered in Quincy, Mass., and has offices in Manhattan; White Plains, N.Y.; and Phoenix.

February 26, 2008 - 6:35am

viation schedulers and dispatchers as anything less than professionals, the recent NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference would have been a reality check.

The five-day event drew a record 2,618 attendees and 391 exhibitors, but what is most important is what outgoing Schedulers & Dispatchers Committee chair Jenny Showalter calls “a constantly rising level of professionalism.”

January 31, 2008 - 11:04am

On the second day of this year’s NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, which is being held in Savannah, Ga., attendee numbers had already exceeded last year’s total of 2,471. As of midday yesterday, 2,593 people showed up for four days of seminars, exhibits and networking. Exhibit booths sold climbed to 391, up from last year’s 352, according to NBAA senior manager of seminars Dina Green.

January 31, 2008 - 11:04am

On the second day of this year’s NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, which is being held in Savannah, Ga., attendee numbers had already exceeded last year’s total of 2,471. As of midday yesterday, 2,593 people showed up for four days of seminars, exhibits and networking. Exhibit booths sold climbed to 391, up from last year’s 352, according to NBAA senior manager of seminars Dina Green.

October 9, 2007 - 12:31pm

Fractional aircraft ownership operations, as well as charter operations, would be regulated under FAR Part 121, if the Airline Dispatcher Federation (ADF) has its way. The Washington trade group, which represents about 1,100 airline dispatchers, lamented that the notice of proposed rulemaking establishing fractional-ownership operations under Part 91 doesn’t require dispatchers.

October 8, 2007 - 10:29am

The Texas Corporate Aviation Schedulers & Dispatchers Group serves north/central Texas and plans to hold quarterly luncheons. For additional information, contact Phil Wolff at (214) 353-4992 or e-mail pwolf1@txu.com, or Aymie Thornton at (469) 524-4949 or e-mail aymie.thornton@advancepcs.com.

September 24, 2007 - 2:11pm

ExecuJet Europe, a business aircraft sales and services company, has announced the launch of Personal Concierge, which it said is designed to provide individual clients “discreet and full aviation management and operations solutions” via a single phone call. An eight-member team will promote Personal Concierge, and dedicated dispatchers will provide 24/7/365-day support.

July 25, 2007 - 4:48am

According to those who know, anywhere from about $5,000 to $10,000 a year more for the dispatcher.

March 28, 2007 - 5:57am

La Jolla, Calif.-based Blue Sky Network announced receipt of an STC and PMA approval for the D1000 flight-tracking and two-way messaging system,  which operates over the Iridium satellite network.

March 7, 2007 - 11:49am

“My husband is a pilot for the company, but I’m the one who tells him where to go,” said a dispatcher for a Northeast-based charter operator with a broad smile, one of more than 2,400 men and women attending the 18th Annual Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference in Phoenix in late January.

 
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