International Civil Aviation Organization

June 15, 2010 - 12:48pm

Eurocontrol’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) support facility has still not been definitively confirmed as an option for operators to meet their obligations to monitor, report and verify carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under the ETS.

May 4, 2010 - 8:15am

Cosgrove To Distribute Oviv Sentinel in U.S.

February 22, 2010 - 9:23am

HAI is poised to launch a helicopter safety accreditation program for small operators and is currently in negotiations with the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), which helped develop the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).

January 27, 2010 - 3:59am

NBAA announced that the list of registered operators under the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) has surpassed the 200 mark. The code of best safety practices, released in 2002, is designed to help flight departments achieve high levels of safety and professionalism. IS-BAO is the only aviation industry code of practice recognized by ICAO and the EASA for meeting safety management system requirements.

January 26, 2010 - 5:46am

As the clock ticks toward the November compliance date for ICAO’s Annex 6 Part II, which contains standards and recommended practices for international operators of large aircraft and business jets, many aviation safety auditors are noting an increase in audit inquiries and bookings for certification to the International Business Aviation Council’s (IBAC) International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).

January 26, 2010 - 5:25am

Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) is endorsing the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) as the “one standard that all operators of business jets around the world would be measured by and audited against.” According to ARG/US CEO Joe Moeggenberg, if the industry does not take this opportunity to make IS-BAO– along with its safety management system (SMS) component–the world standard, then each governmental aviation

December 28, 2009 - 11:09am

Ed Stimpson, 75, the first and long-time head of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), died on November 25 at his home in Boise, Idaho. Following a career at the FAA, Stimpson led GAMA for a quarter century and was one of the driving forces behind the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994.

December 28, 2009 - 5:54am

The European Union (EU) plans to issue a new list of operators who are subject to its emissions trading scheme (ETS) in a bid to dispel the confusion caused by last August’s publication of an initial list that contained inaccurate and baffling information.

December 23, 2009 - 9:54am

Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) is endorsing the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) as the “one standard that all operators of business jets around the world would be measured by and audited against.” According to ARG/US CEO Joe Moeggenberg, “The charter community has endured multiple standards and audits for many years, translating into significant time and expense.

November 24, 2009 - 12:33pm

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), along with IBAC’s member associations, today announced they are teaming on an “aggressive strategy” to further mitigate the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions. “Business aviation has established an excellent record of consistently improving fuel efficiency, delivering 40-percent improvement over the past 40 years,” the groups said.

 
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