European Business Aviation Association

May 6, 2009 - 6:20am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has reorganized its management team following departure last month of CEO Eric Mandemaker. The Brussels-based organization announced on April 2 that he had left the organization “with immediate effect by mutual consent.”

May 6, 2009 - 6:19am

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended the comment periods for three key notices of proposed amendments (NPAs) under which it will assume

May 6, 2009 - 6:11am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has been representing the industry for more than 30 years, since its foundation in 1977. Arguably, 2009 could prove to be the most challenging year ever for Europe’s business aviation community as it deals with pressures resulting from a severe economic downturn and a new wave of regulatory challenges.

May 1, 2009 - 8:14am

With the introduction of the second phase of the Single European Sky (SES II), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will greatly increase its scope by assuming responsibility for safety regulation of the region’s ATC structure and its airports. The EASA succeeds Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities.

April 30, 2009 - 12:43pm

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended the comment periods for three key notices of proposed amendment (NPA) under which it will assume responsibility for regulating aircraft operations. The deadlines for the industry to respond to NPA 2009-1 (operational suitability certificate) and NPA 2009-02a-02g (air operations) have been pushed back by two months to June 30 and July 31, respectively.

April 29, 2009 - 7:49am

Inevitably, the 2009 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE, May 12 to 14) in Geneva will be viewed by a concerned industry as a barometer for how the business is weathering a global economic storm that shows little sign of abating. At face value the show seems set to present a brave face, with the overall scale of the exhibits down only slightly on last year’s record-setting edition.

April 9, 2009 - 11:51am

Many U.S. business aircraft operators have been reacting with dismay to the news that they need to start registering now for the new European emissions trading scheme (ETS), which comes into force in 2012. In fact, some have already received letters from UK officials asking them to provide a point of contact by tomorrow.

April 7, 2009 - 12:10pm

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended the comment periods for three key notices of proposed amendments (NPAs) under which it will assume responsibility for regulating aircraft operations. The deadlines for the industry to respond to both NPA 2009-02a-02g (air operations) and NPA 2009-1 (operational suitability certificate) have been pushed back by two months to July 31 and June 30, respectively.

April 7, 2009 - 12:04pm

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) yesterday reorganized its management team following the April 2 departure of CEO Eric Mandemaker. The Brussels-based organization said that he had left the organization “with immediate effect by mutual consent.” EBAA will not directly replace Mandemaker, who took the post in October 2007, and president Brian Humphries will jointly hold the role of CEO.

March 31, 2009 - 5:11am

EBAA France is launching a communications campaign to support the business aviation industry, namely through tax waivers. During the association’s annual assembly last month, president Eric Aguettant said he wanted to take action to avoid EBAA France “counting its dead at year-end.” Aguettant is asking the French government to enforce an in-the-works tax exemption now instead of next year.

 
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