Archived news from 2014

BACA welcomes two new Council Members – Bernhard Fragner and Richard Mumford join the BACA Council

Posted 28th October 2014

Bernhard Fragner of GlobeAir and Richard Mumford of Stevens & Bolton have been elected to join the Council of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). The elections were made during a recent meeting of the BACA Council at the Baltic Exchange in London. Bernhard Fragner, the Founder and CEO of GlobeAir AG, is driven by… Read more

2014 Awards Lunch attendee list

Posted 17th October 2014

We have had a tremendous uptake on tickets for the Awards Lunch this year. The list of attendees so far is detailed below:- 2 Excel Aviation 51 North Limited 80:20 Communications A N A Airline Management Abelag ACP WORLDWIDE Acropolis Aviation Aeronexus Agility Global Logistics Air Brokers International Ltd Air Charter Scotland Air Charter Service… Read more

Cargo Training Day 19 November 2014

Posted 15th October 2014

There remain a few places on our next training day which will take place on Wednesday 19 November 2014 at the Baltic Exchange, St Mary’s Axe, London. Some of the topics that will be covered will be: Aircraft Selection The role of the Operator Livestock Movements Airport Role Handling Cargo Security & Procedures Moving Dangerous Goods… Read more

Hurry! Book tickets now for the BACA Awards Lunch

Posted 15th October 2014

Guildhall, London Thursday 30 October 2014 Time is running out for those who wish to book tickets to the BACA Autumn Luncheon and Excellence Awards to be held at Guildhall, Gresham Street, London EC1, generously sponsored by Volga-Dnepr Airlines, with Titan Airways kindly sponsoring the wine. We need to finalise the guest list and close… Read more

Chapman Freeborn and Volga-Dnepr deliver Argentina’s first satellite

Posted 3rd October 2014

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have helped Argentina’s aerospace industry deliver a piece of history by transporting the first-ever space satellite manufactured in the country from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to its launch site in French Guiana. The ARSAT-1 satellite and its special transport container, together weighing around 40 tons, were carried onboard… Read more

ACS reports strong half year results

Posted 26th September 2014

Aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported a strong first half of the year for all three of its divisions in both revenue and charter numbers. Chairman, Chris Leach, observes: “The figures across the board make pleasant reading. Every department – private jets, commercial airliners and cargo – has grown by more than 10%… Read more

BACA Lunch bookings

Posted 25th September 2014

Dear Members, There seems to have been some confusion this year about the procedure for booking tickets to the BACA October lunch at Guildhall on 30 October. In fact the entire process (and the instructions given) are exactly the same as for the last two years. The options are as follows; Payment by credit card;… Read more

Rigby Group acquires Capital Air Charter

Posted 24th September 2014

Rigby Group acquires Capital Air Charter Limited Rigby Group plc’s aviation division has completed its second UK acquisition of 2014 with the purchase of Exeter based Capital Air Charter Limited. Operating both the Capital Air Charter and Capital Air Ambulance services, the company has a long-standing reputation as an efficient, safe and commercially-capable operator offering… Read more

Urgent Notice to BACA Members

Posted 1st September 2014

We have been advised of a website, screen cloning a number of private jet companies: What this site is doing is described on the links below, together with counter measures that can be included in your page code to prevent it being displayed: In summary, the bad guys can see what information… Read more

It’s time to pick the winners for the 2014 BACA Awards!

Posted 28th August 2014

Thank you to all members who submitted nominations for the 2014 BACA Excellence Awards, to be presented during our Autumn Luncheon at Guildhall on Thursday 30th October, which has been generously sponsored by Volga Dnepr. The three most popular companies in each of the first five categories have now been put forward as finalists. The… Read more