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.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) commends SRC Aviation, India, for being the first Stage 3 renewal for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) program.
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.
Six Business Aviation Companies are Ready to Pilot S.T.A.R.S. and Help Accelerate Sustainability Across The Industry
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.
Flight Safety Foundation is honored and proud to recognize Terry Yeomans, IS-BAH Programme Director, for his contributions to ground handling and business aviation safety.
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
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.
IBAC Expands New IS-BAO Programme into Europe Shell Aircraft LTD First Progressive Stage 3 EU Operator
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.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced that CAE is now an IBAC Industry Partner. Joining other Industry Partners and Operator Affiliates, CAE exhibits leadership by supporting IBAC’s singular mission to advocate for business aviation at the global level and promote safety in operations and ground handling.
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.