The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) confirmed its first International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) Remote Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) registration was achieved this month by Phoenix Air Unmanned.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is welcoming industry professional Steven Abreu-Hill to the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) as the new Audit Manager. In addition, IBAC thanks Lawrence “Fletch” Fletcher who will be retiring this year after ten years of serving in audit manager roles for both IS-BAH and IS-BAO Programmes.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) conducted virtually its annual International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™) Standards Board meeting last week, welcoming new 2022 board members, Chris Tran, Australia Business Aviation Association (ABAA), and Tariq Alsaeed, Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and will commemorate the launch of the IS-BAO Programme in 2002.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) engaged with representatives from numerous states and other international aviation associations over the past two weeks for the High-Level Conference on Covid-19 (HLCC) to support a harmonized restart of the air transport system. The central theme of “one vision for aviation recovery, resilience, and sustainability beyond the global pandemic” brought together states and industry. Global industry associations issued a joint statement supporting the commitment by ministers of transport and health to address the worldwide aviation crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its 15 member associations from around the world have agreed to the ambitious goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The global business aviation community pledges to further contribute to climate action efforts through a combination of measures in close collaboration with governments and stakeholders across the air transport industry.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) have announced the selection of Andrew Karas as the new IS-BAO™ Programme Director. Andrew is replacing former director, Bennet Walsh, who recently became the safety and security director for Hawaiian Airlines.
IBAC has announced its new alliance with Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) to provide a transparent and efficient platform for business aviation companies to voluntarily purchase carbon credits to offset their CO2 emissions as part of an overall sustainability plan.
ICAO and IBAC develop a workshop providing public health risk management guidance for States to support resumption of international flights. The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has developed a new International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Public Health Corridor (PHC) workshop as part of an implementation package (iPACK) that was recently launched online by ICAO.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the French Directorate for Civil Aviation Safety (DSAC) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to initiate the formal exchange of safety-related information. This agreement aims to further improve business aviation safety through the early identification and communication of safety hazards and emerging trends. In parallel, it aims at improving the planning and performance of ramp checks under the EU Ramp Inspection Programme.
Brussels/ Montreal, 19 July 2021 -- Today, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the International Business Aviation Council announce the launch of a comprehensive pilot programme for S.T.A.R.S. - Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability. The pilot aims to evaluate the clarity and feasibility of the first of three tiers of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)-supported framework for social and environmental standards to be implemented by aircraft operators and companies across the Business aviation value chain.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) recently conducted its annual International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) Standards Board meeting where it virtually welcomed three new members for 2021-2022 and thanked returning board members for their continued service. New members include Kevin Donnelly from Jet Aviation US, Dawit Lemma from Krimson Aviation, and Benjamin Hammond from Duncan Aviation.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced FlightSafety International has joined as an IBAC Industry Partner. The alliance between the two organizations began more than a decade ago when they co-developed a series of e-learning courses on the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and Safety Management Systems (SMS), hosted by FlightSafety. IBAC welcomes the global training company as the latest Industry Partner.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has extended to Europe the new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) Progressive Stage 3 (PS3) programme and is pleased to announce the recent enrollment of Shell Aircraft LTD, the first in the region.