Captain Laura Einsetler, Airline Captain, Author, Blogger, Guest Speaker and Media Spokesperson, was recently selected as Top Inspirational Airline Pilot of the Year for 2022 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the aviation industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual awards gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala
With more than 30 years of professional flying experience, Laura has certainly proven herself as an accomplished Commercial Airline Pilot. She is a dynamic, results driven leader who has demonstrated success and professionalism throughout her entire career. Currently, Laura is an aviation and health enthusiast who has dedicated her life to flying commercial aircraft, promoting the aviation and travel industry, and creating books and films to share her experiences.
Laura’s areas of expertise include Commercial and Military Aviation, Flight Safety, Piloting, Flight Planning, Aeronautics, Aviation Security, Flight Training, Civil Aviation, Charters, Leadership, Crew Resource Management, Aerospace, Customer Service, Aircraft Maintenance, Media Relations, Writing, Speaking, and Broadcasting.
Her impressive repertoire of past roles includes Director of Operations at Wanda Collins Airshows, Instructor for all levels of flying at Tradewinds Aviation out of San Jose International Airport, and she was hired as a Navy Contract Pilot. Laura has worked for major US Airlines for more than 24 years and counting, additionally she earned various titles including Captain currently for the past seven years. She served as CNN’s Aviation Consultant and for CBS as their National News Aviation Consultant. She was entered for an Emmy Award for her work co-hosting the San Francisco Fleet Week Airshow Live Broadcast for KRON 4 News.
As a Commercial Airline Pilot, Laura is qualified on aircrafts for Boeing 767, 757, 737, Airbus 320, Lockheed L-188 (civilian P-3) and Convair 580 – flying International and domestic routes, military contracts and for various twin and single engine aircraft and for numerous aerobatic aircrafts. As a Flight and Ground Instructor, Laura is certified as a Multi-engine Instructor, Commercial Flight Instructor, Commercial Flight Instrument Instructor, taught all levels of flying and ground schools.
Laura is the author of several air guide traveler books and shares stories of resilience and perseverance. These include “Air Travel Questions Answered”, “The Passengers Guide to Air Travel”, “Harrowing Pilot Stories”, “Lost and Found”, and “Captain”. She and her agent are looking to co-Captain with a major publisher to offer these at airport bookstores, travel sections, feature films, and streaming series. She is an active blogger who enjoys sharing her knowledge, insight and experiences in her writings. Laura is available for speaking engagements and helps others feel empowered while helping create a better quality of life regarding flying, health, goal achievement, and child development.
Before embarking on her current career path, Laura earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) with a minor in Dispatch. Laura is featured on many TV shows, Radio shows and is a celebrated guest speaker engaging her audiences worldwide.
Throughout her illustrious career, Laura has received awards and was recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership as a renowned Commercial Airline Pilot. This year she will be considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine, and for the Empowered Woman award given by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). Throughout her career she has received many commendations for her work in aviation, Laura was named “Pilot of the Year”, and she received a scholarship from the Ninety-Nines International Woman Pilot’s Association where she is an active member to date.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “We are honored to have Captain Laura Einsetler as part of the IAOTP family. She is brilliant at what she does, has tremendous foresight as a female pilot and she is a visionary of her time. We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and she will be an amazing asset to our organization.”
Looking back, Laura attributes her success to her perseverance, her drive, integrity and her highly regarded reputation as a Commercial Airline Pilot. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and traveling all over the world. In the future, Laura will continue inspiring others to seek a career in aviation and sharing her knowledge of the industry to empower others with her writings of unique real-life experiences.
For more information on Captain Laura Einsetler please visit: www.captainlaura.com
The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. You must be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.
IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself to be a one-of-a-kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.
For more information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com