IBAC Saddened by the Loss of Athar Husain Khan, Secretary-General, European Business Aviation Association

Montreal - The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) shares sincere condolences with the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) community for the sudden loss of secretary-general, Athar Husain Khan.

AtharhusainkhanKurt Edwards, Director General, IBAC, said, ‟Athar was a respected leader and advocate for the European business aviation industry with a passion to share its economic and societal contributions and promote its innovation and constant commitment to reduce its environmental footprint. His work and contributions to IBAC’s Governing Board as the EBAA leader were always insightful and supportive. All of us at IBAC send heartfelt sympathies to Athar’s family, friends, and colleagues. He will be deeply missed by many.”

Husain Khan became secretary-general of EBAA in July 2018 after spending 25 years in various leadership roles with aviation organizations and companies including CEO of the Association for European Airlines.

Media contact:

Marj Rose, IBAC Communications Consultant, comms@ibac.org

About International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)

IBAC represents the interests of business aviation worldwide. IBAC is a non-profit, international trade association with official observer status at the International Civil Aviation Organization, the UN Specialized Agency for aviation matters, in Montreal, Canada. IBAC promotes and manages the industry-leading standards for best safety practices through its International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAOTM); International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAHTM); Safety Management Tool Kit; SMS eLearning training; and Aircrew Identification Card. Recently introduced in partnership with CTX, the IBAC Carbon Credit Exchange provides the business aviation community with a reliable resource for real-time offsetting to reduce its carbon footprint. More details at www.ibac.org