IBAC Hails ICAO Council, European Commission Actions on Climate Change
November 13, 2012
Click here for the press release.
IBAC Bulletins Posted
November 7, 2012
The attention of business aviation operators and flight crews is drawn to Bulletin B12-05 – “ICAO Establishes the ICAO Flight Plan 2012 Coordination Centre” recently posted on the IBAC website.
Safety Brief 11 Issued
October 10, 2012
The 11th edition of the Business Aviation Safety Brief has been issued – you can find the PDF version here. Please contact IBAC should you wish to receive a printed copy.
The IS-BAO Process: “The Gold Standard”, at NBAA 2012
October 2, 2012
IF YOU ARE ATTENDING THE NBAA ANNUAL MEETING AND CONVENTION IN ORLANO ON OCTOBER 30, 2012, PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING:
The IS-BAO Process; “The Gold Standard” will be presented @ 2:30 PM until 4:00 PM, at the Orange County Convention Center. Sonnie Bates, IS-BAO Manager of Operations and John Sheehan, IS-BAO Audit Manger will facilitate a panel discussion from three IS-BAO registered operators as to the steps necessary and the inherent benefits of becoming an IS-BAO registered operation. This is a must attend for all those who are curious about IS-BAO as well as those who are currently participating in the development of IS-BAO and their respective Safety Management Systems. Following the presentations there will be ample time for questions and answers. You are most welcome.
Regards; Jim Cannon, IS-BAO Program Director.
IBAC Director General Appointed
September 12, 2012
Kurt Edwards has been appointed as the new IBAC Director General, effective the beginning of September. Mr. Edwards replaces Don Spruston who last year announced his intent to step down as soon as a replacement was found. See the Press Release here.
IS-BAO Amended to Facilitate Implementation by Helicopter Operators
December 13, 2011
IBAC and three helicopter associations (HAI, BHA and EHA) joined forces to complete a thorough review and amendment of the IS-BAO Safety Standard to incorporate changes to better recognize helicopter operations. The amended standard will be available in January’s IS-BAO amendment. For further information download the Press Release.
ICAO Issues 2011 Safety Report
December 13, 2011
A report on “State of Global Aviation Safety – 2011” has been published by ICAO. See:
An IS-BAO Press Release issued 9 June 2011 announces completion of a Business Model study and appointment of a new IS-BAO management team. Download the Press Release here.