NBAA Domestic Operations Committee

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Creating opportunities for professionals to connect, share ideas and work together to address challenges is a hallmark of trade associations. Pilots and aviation managers throughout the ranks of business aviation face complexities with a host of operational issues. NBAA's Domestic Operations Committee is the place for business aviation to come together to solve its challenges. Currently, the Domestic Operations Committee is working with NBAA staff on hot issues such as obtaining Letters of Authorization, Part 91 Operational Control, supporting operators with implementing safety management systems, updating NBAA's Aircraft Charter Consumer Guide, and working with FAA on Part 135 and Part 125 operational issues, among others. A continuing high priority for the Domestic Operations Committee will be writing and publishing operational articles to provide ongoing educational resources for all NBAA operating Members.

NBAA is soliciting volunteers for the Domestic Operations Committee. Any NBAA member with passion to be involved is encouraged to apply via the online committee application. As issues arise in the field, the Domestic Operations Committee would like to hear about them, to address systemic problems and operational challenges. Email NBAA's Operations Service Group at with the operational concerns you have.


  • Allan Mann, Midwest Jet Management, LLC dba Reynolds Jet (Chairman)
  • Leland Blake, Cummins Inc. (Vice Chairman)
  • Brian Koester, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) (Staff Liaison)

NBAA Members may also review the full committee roster.

Information & Resources


  • Part 91 Small Flight Department Issues Subcommittee
  • Part 91 Large Flight Department Issues Subcommittee
  • 91K Subcommittee
  • Part 135 Subcommittee
  • Part 125 Size Aircraft Subcommittee
  • Corporate Shuttle Subcommittee

Latest News

New NBAA Survey Highlights Issues Faced by Small Flight Departments
Oct. 6, 2016
The NBAA Small Flight Department Subcommittee conducted its first-ever survey, to highlight the unique concerns of smaller operators – those with three or fewer business aircraft. Nearly 200 small fleet operators representing 376 aircraft submitted data for the survey. Dave Keys, chair of the Domestic Operations subcommittee and chief pilot at a small flight department, said the survey allows NBAA to better serve these operators by honing in on their needs. "Our hope is that through the study, and focusing on the results of the study, that we're going to bring real tools to small flight department operators to help them operate better and safer," said Keys. Learn more about the survey.