IBAC Welcomes CAE as New Industry Partner

For Immediate Release

MONTREAL – May 14, 2021 – 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.

CAE is a high technology company providing solutions to make the world a safer place with training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. Their broad global presence includes approximately 10,000 employees, 160 sites, and training locations in 35 countries.

Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General commented, “We are excited to have CAE join IBAC and thank them for their engagement. CAE is a leader in applying technology in the training and safety domains, bringing experience to inform IBAC’s work in international standards setting that affects business aviation as well as capabilities to further support business aircraft operator safety.”

“As a leading provider of business aviation training and services around the world, CAE looks forward to further engaging with the industry as a member of IBAC,” said Alexandre Prevost, CAE’s Vice President and Business Leader for Business Aviation and Helicopter Training. “We look forward to working with IBAC to further our shared mission to promote and enhance safety in business aviation.”

Historically, participation in IBAC has been limited to national and regional business associations, but now business aviation manufacturers, service providers, corporate flight departments, and charter operators can get involved with IBAC as an Industry Partner or Operator Affiliate. Organizations wishing to participate in one of the new membership groups must also be a member of at least one of the 15 IBAC member associations. For more information, go to https://ibac.org/about-ibac/me... or contact comms@ibac.org.

Media contact: Marj Rose, IBAC Communications Consultant, comms@ibac.org

About 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-BAO™); International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAH™); Safety Management Tool Kit; SMS eLearning training; and Aircrew Identification Card. www.ibac.org