Brussels. Today, the first-ever European Business Aviation SAF Summit concluded with a strategic plan for advancing the production, availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels in the region.
Aviation Industry Announces Establishment of the “Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accountability”
Washington, DC, April 15, 2021 – The aviation industry announced that – to build on its already impressive scope of activities for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions – they are establishing the Council on Sustainable Aviation Fuels Accountability (CoSAFA), which is intended to accelerate the industry’s movement toward further decarbonizing aviation and increasing the adoption of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) welcomes Juan Carlos Salazar Gómez of Colombia as the incoming Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Elected on 25 February by the 36-member ICAO Council, Mr. Salazar will start his term in August. He will be responsible for directing the operations of ICAO’s Secretariat and the organization’s relations with 193 member states.
Today, a global group of leading business aviation organizations announced a coordinated effort to combat illegal on-demand charter flights in the sector. The group, called the Air Charter Safety Alliance, will raise awareness among potential customers, charter brokers, ministries of transport, and national aviation authorities regarding the use of unauthorized aircraft operators for on-demand flights.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced the Irish Business and General Aviation Association (IBGAA) has joined IBAC as its newest member association.
IBAC Launches New IS-BAO™ Progressive Stage 3 Programme – Operator Leadership Team Pilots The Transition
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has announced the new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) Progressive Stage 3 Programme (PS3) as a new Stage 3 option offered to all qualified IS-BAO registered operators. The beta transition leadership team of operators designed and tested the PS3 over the course of two years.
The global Business Aviation Sustainable Aviation Fuel Coalition (SAF Coalition) today welcomed the inclusion of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) , as part of a growing, unified effort behind a forward-looking business aviation sustainability agenda.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is honored to have the new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) FlightPlan Stage 1 Programme for small operators nominated by the Aviation International News (AIN) magazine for its first annual Top Flight Award.
IBAC Announces New 2021 IS-BAO Standards Board Members and Advanced Air Mobility Working Group at Virtual Meeting – Acknowledges David Nigri For His Years of Service
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) conducted virtually its annual International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™) Standards Board meeting this week, where it announced new members joining in 2021. In addition, IBAC acknowledged the valuable contributions of David Nigri, Textron Aviation, who served 16 years on the Board, including three terms as Chairman.
Two Working Groups Launched To Accelerate Business Aviation’s “Green Recovery” with Creation of Sustainability Standards
Furthering its commitment to help business aircraft operators and companies take substantial action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has launched two working groups tasked with defining guidelines for the sector’s bold initiative S.T.A.R.S. – Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability.
Washington, DC, Brussels, September 15, 2020 – After a first-of-its-kind sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) summit that concluded today, business aviation leaders committed to redouble their focus on fostering the large-scale production and widespread adoption of SAF.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) will represent the Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation CO2 Reductions Stocktaking Seminar on 8 -11 September. The SAF Coalition is also a Silver sponsor of the four-day virtual event.
Coalition Releases New Sustainable Aviation Fuel Guide As Industry Moves to Accelerate Use of Lower-Carbon Alternative
The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF Coalition) today released a new informational guide detailing how industry leaders can incorporate sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) into their operations and accelerate the adoption of low-carbon fuels, while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
MONTREAL – 2 July 2020 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) welcomed the decision this week by the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to remove 2020 emissions levels from the calculation of the baseline of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), avoiding an undue burden on participating operators due to the effects of Covid-19 on air transport.
MONTREAL – 1 July 2020 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) commends Bombardier for the outstanding achievement of receiving the first-ever Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for a business aircraft, the Global 7500, under the auspices of the International EPD® System.