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Are Companies At Risk When The CEO Is In The Cockpit?

Houston third in nation for CEOs with pilots’ licenses.

It’s a sign of success: having your own plane and being your own pilot. In fact, Houston ranks third in the nation for the number of corporate chief executives who have pilots’ licenses. Dallas ranks sixth. But as highlighted by a tragedy earlier this spring in West Texas, there may be an added risk. But is that bad for the company’s bottom line?

Read the full report at StateImpact Texas.

private jet flying over Houston’s Hobby Airport
A private jet flyies over Houston’s Hobby Airport. Photo by Dave Fehling

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Dave Fehling

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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