IBAC Partners with ICAO in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Initiative

Joins the ICAO ACT-SAF Programme (Assistance, Capacity-building, and Training for Sustainable Aviation Fuels)

IBAC is proud to partner with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in their Assistance, Capacity-building, and Training for Sustainable Aviation Fuels initiative (ICAO ACT-SAF).

IBAC Mourns the Loss of Australian Business Aviation Advocate David C. Bell OAM

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the global business aviation community in grieving for the loss of David C. Bell. The former Chief Executive Officer for the Australia Business Aviation Association for nearly 20 years, David spent a lifetime in aviation and touched many lives with his kindness, sense of humor, and knowledge of the industry.

IBAC Shares Condolences for the Loss of Rudy Toering

On behalf of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) community, we share our heartfelt condolences with friends, colleagues, and the family of the late Rudy Toering, former Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) President and CEO from 2013 to 2018.

IBAC Presents Leo Knaapen with the First François Chavatte Award for Lifetime Service to Business Aviation

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is proud to announce the first recipient of the François Chavatte Award: Leo Knaapen of Bombardier. This special recognition honors Mr. Knaapen’s persistent advocacy and promotion of the international business aviation industry. Mr. Knaapen has worked for Bombardier as Chief, Industry Affairs, and has served as representative to the IBAC Governing Board for Industry Partners.

IBAC Announces Women in Corporate Aviation Scholarship Recipients for IS-BAO and IS-BAH Workshops

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) participated in a virtual Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) ceremony announcing the recipients of scholarships for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) and International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) workshops. Allison Couch was awarded the IS-BAO workshop and Ameer Mustafa the IS-BAH workshop scholarship.

EBAA Young Ambassadors Launch Tier 1 of Sustainability Label S.T.A.R.S at EBACE2022

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) are today highlighting the official launch of the ambitious programme called S.T.A.R.S. – Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability - at the 2022 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2022), taking place 23-25 May in Geneva, Switzerland.

IBAC Partners with Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) for RPAS Auditor Training

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the Unmanned Safety Institute have announced plans to develop and implement the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) auditor training programme. Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems are quickly becoming part of existing business aviation operations, or as completely new aviation programmes for many companies around the world. In recognition of this growing segment within the business aviation marketplace, IBAC is adapting its safety standard and audit programme to ensure that it will be relevant and applicable to RPAS operations now and in the future. Professionally trained and credentialed auditors will be critical to internal and external assessments of RPAS programmes.