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The first of a series of Business Aviation Safety Seminars Asia (BASS-Asia) will take place in Singapore on 9,10 &11 November. On Wednesday 10 November a high level session will explore the business aviation safety record and priorities for addressing safety . Also included will be sessions on SMS and discussion of new regulatory oversight provisions. The Seminar will also feature presentations on safety tools; on Tuesday 9 November, workshops will be presented including the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). See detail at:
http://flightsafety.org/aviation-safety-seminars/business-aviation-safety-seminar-asia-2010.

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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.

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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. Read the press release here.

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Some business aircraft operators should start preparing for the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) agreed at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) one year ago, announced the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) on the eve of the NBAA Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition.

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Click here to visit the CORSIA page at ibac.org

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The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) congratulates the flight departments of Coca Cola and Entergy on flying as IS-BAO-registered operators for 15 years, since the inception of the programme.

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The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has expanded its leadership team for the International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and Business Aircraft Handling (IS- BAH) Programmes, to keep up with growth and increased interest in these global codes of best safety practices for the business aviation community.

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IS-BAO is the only business aviation standard by operators, for operators. It has been a successful safety and operations system for 15 years with nearly 800 operators worldwide.

Beginning in the fall of 2016, the IBAC IS-BAO team went on a listening tour to hear from operators and auditors. You spoke, via industry roundtables, associations, and boards; operator direct feedback; your representatives on the IS-BAO Standards Board; operator focus groups; and auditor focus groups

We heard that the IS-BAO Programme needed to be streamlined and modernized. Read more here.

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IS-BAO, the only voluntary safety standard for business aviation by business aviation, was elevated to new heights today with a big vote of confidence from industry leaders in a new and improved standard. The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is rolling out a modernized and consolidated version of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), the voluntary, global code of best practices for business aviation. This comes after a unanimous vote from the IS-BAO Standards Board made up of flight department industry leaders and recognized subject matter experts.

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The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) today formally announced the first North American Stage II registration for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS- BAH™), the global code of best safety practices.
The announcement confirms that IBAC issued the first North American Stage II registration to Gateway USA, LLC dba Clay Lacy Aviation, LLC. Read the press release here. 

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Safety remains a strong focus for Meacham International Airport FBO, which became the first FBO in the Western Hemisphere to earn Stage I IS-BAH accreditation in 2015

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The new Standard for 2017/18 is now available to download for logged in users at IBAC.org. The IS-BAH Standards Board have done a terrific job in further enhancing the Standard for the next 12 months and we continue to look for comments and suggestions for further adjustments and improvements.

The latest newsletter for July 2017 is available on the website for download and distribution as you feel necessary.

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