Registration for the 2018 Spring Conference and Career Fair being held Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada is now open. Click the button below for the agenda and more information. Registered exhibitors include 1StepPrep, ABX Air, Inc., Air Transport International, Allegiant Air, Ameriflight, Atlas Air, Compass Airlines, Emirates Airline, Empire Airlines, Endeavor Air, Envoy Air, ExpressJet Airlines,, Flexjet, GoJet Airlines, Horizon Air, Kalitta Air, L3 Technologies, Mesa Airlines, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Omni Air International, PenAir, Piedmont Airlines, Professional Asian Pilots Association, PSA Airlines, Republic Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Talon Air, Trans States Airlines, United Airlines, XOJet and UPS. PLEASE NOTE: United Airlines will conduct a briefing on their application process as well as their interview process, etiquette, tips for success and common errors. They will also address Career Path Programs they have with several UA Express Regionals, as well as Lufthansa Aviation Training. They will NOT conduct one-on-one interviews or accept resumes at this event. More exhibitors to be announced.


Founded in 1976, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers.

OBAP members encourage diversity in the industry by supporting aspiring aviation professionals through mentoring, scholarships, training and youth-focused education programs through Project Aerospace.


The robust membership of more than 3,000 professionals internationally includes astronauts, commercial pilots, military aviators, maintenance technicians, flight instructors, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, students and more!

Collectively, we seek to promote increased diversity in aerospace and aviation industries through training, mentoring and scholarships, while honoring the achievements of pioneers in aviation through the OBAP Hall of FameFor more information on the types of membership opportunities available to you, please click here. 

More than 1,800 aerospace professionals attended our 41st Annual Convention and Career Exposition in Orlando this year! See all the pics on our Facebook page now! We can't wait to hear all of the success stories and achievements from our OBAP members in attendance this year! 

Mark your calendars to join us in Houston, August 14 - 17, 2018 at #OBAPCON2018!


Registration for the National Flight Academy is now open!
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In a recent membership survey, more than 41% of members expressed support of increasing annual dues to facilitate initiatives that work to realize our vision - an aerospace industry in which all individuals have equal opportunities to expansive careers.

As of November 1, 2017, annual membership dues increased to $90 for professional members and $145 for members with more than 20 years of OBAP affiliation. Members can also take advantage of a discounted three-year OBAP membership for $243, a 10% yearly savings!

We appreciate your continued support as OBAP continues to grow onward and upward.


UPS is Hiring!

If you have any questions, please call the UPS job line at (502) 359-1877.