American Airlines Continues its Efforts to Diversify the Flight Deck With a $1.5 Million Donation to the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

American will provide $750,000 as a resource grant and $250,000 for scholarships to OBAP’s Luke Weathers Flight Academy An additional $250,000 per year over the next two years will be provided for scholarships American Airlines extended job offers to 45 diverse aviators at OBAPs 46th Annual Conference (Left to Right) American CEO Robert Isom, Luke Weathrs…

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REGENT is Actively Hiring

How would you like to work for a company that is revolutionizing regional travel? REGENT is an exciting startup in the Greater Boston area that is building the seaglider, an all-electric flying vessel that will take commercial passengers from coastal city to coastal city. You can read all about them on their website – https://www.regentcraft.com/.…

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Dozens of Aerospace Companies to Exhibit During OBAP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona August 10-12, 2022

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) will host its 46th Annual Convention with representatives from over 30 companies and airline carriers set to participate. Chicago, IL (May 20, 2022) – More than one thousand aviation and aerospace professionals will gather on August 10-12 for the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP)  46th Annual Conference…

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United Airlines Seeking Interns

Intern -Flight Operations, Pilot – Professional Flight The Flight Operations team includes aircraft pilots and pilot support. Job overview and responsibilities The United Airlines Flight Operations- Professional Pilot Internship Program (FOIP) is designed to give enrolled students insight and exposure into the operation of a global airline. The FOIP combines a student’s academic and career interests…

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American Airlines Signs On As Lead Supporter for 2022 OBAP Conference 

More than two thousand aviation and aerospace professionals will gather August 10-12 for the 46th Annual Conference at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference, themed ReYOUnion: Reconnect. Renew. Respond, and presented annually by the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), will feature notable speakers and partners from across the…

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Jobs | November 2021

Get the latest on aerospace industry careers shared by OBAP partners, and take your career to the next level. Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track – Management Posted 11/4/2021 Introduction Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, is accepting applications for one Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning in fall 2022. This faculty appointment is in the School of Aviation…

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Pamela Williams Takes on New Role at United Aviate

Pamela Williams joins United Aviate Academy from Amazon, where she served as Senior Program Manager – Executive Development. In this position, Pam created and implemented training programs for managers while participating in and conducting needs analysis, skills development classes, and leadership training for over 200 managers. Prior to Amazon, Pam spent 32 years at FedEx…

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Interactive Event Introduces Girls to Careers in Aerospace

Second annual “Girls LAUNCH” event will share opportunities in aerospace with 1000 girls on November 13, 2021. October, 28, 2020 – The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) will host “Girls LAUNCH,” a free opportunity for girls and women of all ages to learn about careers in aerospace on Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m.…

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OBAP Receives $375,000 Grant from The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

 The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) recently received a grant in the amount of $375,000 from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for the 2022 fiscal year. This grant is one of the largest single-year gifts the organization has received. “These funds will go a long way to support the execution and advancement of our…

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