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IBAC Appoints New Environment and Flight Operations Director

IBAC Appoints New Environment and Flight Operations Director

5-Jan-2023Source: IBAC

 The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced this week that Capt. Claude Hurley, FRAeS, has joined IBAC as the new Director, Environment and Flight Operations.  Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General, commented, “We are honored to have Claude join the IBAC team. Given his respected work at ICAO as Canada’s Representative to the Council and as... Read more

IBAC and Unmanned Safety Institute Launch Auditor RPAS Accreditation Course

IBAC and Unmanned Safety Institute Launch Auditor RPAS Accreditation Course

8-Dec-2022Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) have opened enrollment to the new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Training course. As part of the RPAS auditor accreditation process, qualified IS-BAO auditors wanting to expand their qualifications within the rapidly growing RPAS segment are required... Read more

IBAC Announces Women in Corporate Aviation Scholarship Recipients

IBAC Announces Women in Corporate Aviation Scholarship Recipients

7-Jun-2022Source: IBAC

  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. Allison... Read more

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

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

5-May-2022Source: IBAC

  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... Read more

IBAC Supports Women in Corporate Aviation with Workshop Scholarships

IBAC Supports Women in Corporate Aviation with Workshop Scholarships

11-Mar-2022Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced the offering of two scholarships for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (ISBAO) and International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) workshops. Submissions for applications are being accepted at the Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA) website with a membership login, and ends 25 March 2022. IBAC Auditor... Read more

IBAC Announces First IS-BAO RPAS Registered Operator

IBAC Announces First IS-BAO RPAS Registered Operator

7-Feb-2022Source: IBAC

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 RPAS IS-BAO standard option advanced into the open beta testing phase in 2021 after a thorough working group analysis that included industry representatives and... Read more

IS-BAO Programme marks 20th Anniversary with Standard revision

IS-BAO Programme marks 20th Anniversary with Standard revision

1-Nov-2021Source: IBAC

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... Read more

IBAC Appoints a New IS-BAO Programme Director

IBAC Appoints a New IS-BAO Programme Director

11-Oct-2021Source: IBAC

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. As a licensed Airline Transport Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor, and Unmanned Aircraft/Drone pilot, Andrew has over 20 years’... Read more

PJ Helicopters achieves Stage 1 IS-BAO Certification

PJ Helicopters achieves Stage 1 IS-BAO Certification

24-Aug-2021Source: PJ Helicopters

PJ Helicopters, Inc. (PJH) is pleased to announce the designation of Stage 1 IS-BAO Certification, effective August 6th, 2021. IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations), is recognized in the business aviation industry as the highest standard for safety. IS-BAO, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its member associations, is a recommended... Read more

Six Business aviation companies are ready to pilot S.T.A.R.S.

Six Business aviation companies are ready to pilot S.T.A.R.S.

20-Jul-2021Source: EBAA

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... Read more

IBAC Announces FlightSafety International as New Industry Partner

IBAC Announces FlightSafety International as New Industry Partner

28-May-2021Source: IBAC

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... Read more

IBAC Welcomes CAE as New Industry Partner

IBAC Welcomes CAE as New Industry Partner

20-May-2021Source: IBAC

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... Read more

Abu Dhabi Aviation achieves IS-BAO Stage 3 Accreditation

Abu Dhabi Aviation achieves IS-BAO Stage 3 Accreditation

9-Nov-2020Source: Abu Dhabi Aviation

In October 2020, Abu Dhabi Aviation achieved IS-BAO Stage 3 Accreditation – the highest level for safe operations awarded by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). We constantly pursue excellence , and our dedication to our customers shows in everything we do. The recognition demonstrates that ADA is among the elite aviation operators not only... Read more

IBAC Honored by Top Flight Safety Award Nomination for New IS-BAO Programme

IBAC Honored by Top Flight Safety Award Nomination for New IS-BAO Programme

29-Oct-2020Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is honored to have the new International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) FlightPlan Stage 1 Programme for small operators nominated by the Aviation International News (AIN) magazine for its first annual Top Flight Award. “We are proud to have this new program recognized for its Contribution to Safety... Read more

IBAC Participating in First ICAO Stocktaking Seminar

IBAC Participating in First ICAO Stocktaking Seminar

11-Apr-2019Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) continues its support of the wider use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) within the business aviation sector by participating in the first ICAO Stocktaking Seminar toward the 2050 Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFS2019). This seminar will take place 30 April – 1 May in Montreal and will provide... Read more

IBAC Welcomes New IS-BAO Operations Manager

IBAC Welcomes New IS-BAO Operations Manager

21-Feb-2019Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced today that industry veteran Katherine Hilst has joined the organization as the new Operations Manager for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Programme. Bennet Walsh, Programme Director of IS-BAO, commented, “Katherine’s credentials as a professional pilot, a safety management expert, instructor, aviation lawyer, and experienced IS-BAO... Read more

IBAC appoints IS-BAO Programme Operations Manager

IBAC appoints IS-BAO Programme Operations Manager

8-Feb-2019Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announced that industry veteran Katherine Hilst has joined the organization as the new Operations Manager for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Programme. Bennet Walsh, Programme Director of IS-BAO, commented, “Katherine’s credentials as a professional pilot, a safety management expert, instructor, aviation lawyer, and experienced IS-BAO auditor... Read more

IBAC Welcomes the African Business Aviation Association

IBAC Welcomes the African Business Aviation Association

23-Nov-2017Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), announced today that the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) is now a member of the Council. The 15 member associations from around the world represent a coordinated voice for business aviation and the international standards, policies, and best safety practices that are at the core of IBAC’s mission. “We... Read more

IBAC Launches Online IS-BAO™ Auditor Currency Training

IBAC Launches Online IS-BAO™ Auditor Currency Training

5-Nov-2017Source: IBAC

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has introduced a new online currency training option for its International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) auditors. As the only voluntary, global safety standard for business aviation, IS-BAO will now offer Professional Auditor Currency Training (PACT) to meet 12-month currency qualification requirements. “We are excited to offer this... Read more

AAG Achieves IS-BAO Stage II Registration

AAG Achieves IS-BAO Stage II Registration

21-Oct-2014Source: AAG

Associated Aircraft Group (AAG(R)), the Northeast’s largest premier executive Sikorsky S-76(R) helicopter service, is proud to announce that it has earned International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage II Registration, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to safety and its Safety Management System (SMS). Certificates of Registration are issued by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC)... Read more

HAI looking for volunteers to develop audit standards

HAI looking for volunteers to develop audit standards

6-Oct-2010Source: HAI

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is a council of business aviation associations from around the world. IBAC is an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) with permanent observer status with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN Specialized Agency for aviation matters. IBAC, in coordination with Member Associations, produces the International Standard for Business Aircraft... Read more

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