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IBAC Announces New IS-BAO Protocol Standardization Online Course

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and Aviation Safety Solutions, have launched a new online educational offering, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Protocol Standardization (IPS) course. The new programme is designed for business aircraft operat...

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi re-elected to chair the IBAC for the second time in a row

The Middle East & North Africa’s leading business aviation advocate, MEBAA Chairman – Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, was re-elected to chair the governing board of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for the second time in a row for a period of three years (2023 - 2025). The IBAC Board...

IBAC Calls on ICAO to Adjust CORSIA Emissions Baseline

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has submitted a letter to the International Civil Aviation Organization recommending that the CORSIA baseline be adjusted now to take into account the unprecedented effects of COVID-19 on worldwide air travel. CORSIA is an offsetting scheme dev...

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi elevated as the Chairman of International Business Aviation Council

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi has been elected as the Chairman of the Governing Board - IBAC. In a recently held meeting at Las Vegas, the IBAC Board elected Alnaqbi, who will hold this position for a period of three years effective January 1st, 2020. It is notable that Alnaqbi is the first Arab ever to be at ...

Kilimanjaro quest will raise funds for IBAC education program

UAS Co-Owner/Founder and CEO Omar Hosari’s commitment to climb Africa’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, this month is far more than a personal goal.  Setting out on October 5th from Tanzania, Mr. Hosari is pledging to donate one US dollar for every meter of the 20,000 ft. (6,096 m...

IBAC to address SAF and other key issues at this year’s ICAO

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has set out its agenda for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly later this month. Representing the business aviation community, the council will be raising such issues as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), proper implemen...

Zurich FBO Cat Air Service receives stage two IS-BAH accreditation

Fixed-base operator (FBO) Cat Air Service has announced it has achieved the second stage of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers (IS-BAH). The award, granted by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), recognises and promotes use of best practices in the industry ...

ERAU becomes first educational facility to earn IS-BAO Stage III

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) has achieved stage III of the International Standard for Business Aviation Operations (IS-BAO), becoming the first educational facility to do so. ERAU achieved stage I of the IS-BAO, a voluntary program run by the International Business Aviation Counci...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim granted IS-BAH accreditation for Dubai FBO

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), a joint venture between Stuttgart-based DC Aviation GmbH and Dubai-based Al-Futtaim, has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 accreditation for its ground handling operations at Dubai South. Among the elements with whi...

Bestfly is first Angolan business aviation firm awarded IS-BAO Stage 2

Bestfly has successfully achieved its IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aviation Operators) Stage 2 certification, making it one of the few companies in Africa to be certified. The accreditation, managed by the IBAC (International Business Aviation Council), is awarded to operators follo...

Geneva Airpark obtains IS-BAH certification for ground handling services

Geneva Airpark has obtained the IS-BAH label, which will guarantee quality service and safe ground handling operations for business aviation. The IS-BAH standards are developed by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) and the National Association of Testing Authorities (NAT...

IBAC pay tribute to ICAO liaison Michael Hohm

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) mourns colleague, Michael W. Hohm, paying respect to his family, friends, and the business aviation community. As IBAC Director for Liaison to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Mr Hohm represented the Air Navigation Commission (...

IBAC mourns passing of board member, Stinebring

Source: Legacy.com. The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community in mourning the loss of Paul Stinebring. Recognized as an expert in international flight operations with a 40-year flying career, Stinebring served on the IBAC Governing Board for 12 years. ...

IBAC recognises operators for ‘outstanding longevity’ of participation

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) recently held a reception to recognize operators for 'outstanding longevity of participation' in the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™). Among the 17 operators achieving the 10- and 15-year milestones, IBM, Shell Ai...

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