The Path to a Business Aviation Career
Business aviation needs talented young professionals like you. That’s why NBAA along with CFBAA are giving you the tools to go farther, faster.
As an undergraduate or high school student interested in aviation, you have plenty of options for your career path. Business aviation offers the greatest diversity of roles, aircraft and missions, as well as outstanding mentoring, internship and networking opportunities.
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Business aviation is the use of any general aviation (GA) aircraft for a business purpose, and GA includes all flights that are not conducted by the military or the scheduled airlines. The business aviation community consists of companies of all sizes that rely on many different types of aircraft, as well as the services that support flight operations. Learn more about business aviation.
For those seeking careers in business aviation, this industry provides outstanding diversity in aircraft, missions, schedules and clients, and there are great prospects for jobs and career advancement at locations nationwide.
Business aviation provides a wide variety of job roles, including flight department managers and pilots, maintenance managers and technicians, safety and security specialists, schedulers and dispatchers, flight attendants and flight technicians, ground support specialists, aircraft manufacturing and design specialists, specialists in aviation law, specialists in aviation finance and charter sales professionals. CFBAA along with NBAA provides resources for pursuing all of these career paths.