Archived news from 2014

BACA 2014 Autumn Lunch & Excellence Awards

Posted 28th August 2014

The 2014 BACA Autumn Lunch and Excellence Awards will be held at London’s magnificent Guildhall on Thursday 30th October 2014. In order to provide more space for larger numbers, this year it will take place again in the stunning Great Hall, one of the largest and most spectacular event rooms in the City of London…. Read more

Rizon Jet Chief appointed to the board of Rizon Jet UK

Posted 15th August 2014

The CEO of Rizon Jet Uk – Allan McGreal – already a member of the board of directors of the parent Biggin Hill Hangar Company Ltd, has been newly appointed to the board of directors for Rizon Jet Uk, based at Biggin Hill Airport. The directorship adds to Allan’s distinguished career in aviation that includes… Read more

Frontier Services acquires 49% of Phoenix Aviation

Posted 14th August 2014

Frontier Services Group (FSG) Limited, jointly with Phoenix Aviation Limited have announced the completion of a USD14 million (KSh.1.2 billion) deal that sees FSG acquire 49 per cent of the local carrier. The announcement was formally made on March 31, 2014 and received a nod of approval from both the Board and shareholders of Frontier… Read more

SaxonAir and Falck launch offshore training course

Posted 11th August 2014

Leading offshore safety training provider Falck Safety Services (Falck) has joined forces with aviation provider SaxonAir in Norwich to offer helicopter safety training to correspond with new offshore regulations. Falck, which is based in Aberdeen and Teesside, will provide specialist safety courses at SaxonAir’s Business Aviation Centre Headquarters at Norwich International Airport ahead of new… Read more

The 2014 BACA Awards

Posted 4th August 2014

At our Autumn Luncheon on Thursday October 30th, we will be presenting the prestigious BACA Excellence Awards for 2014 in a spectacular event at the stunning Great Hall at Guildhall, one of the largest and most spectacular event rooms in the City of London. Tickets will be on sale in early September and all members… Read more

Escrow Services

Posted 31st July 2014

Several years ago BACA was asked by its members to assist them in securing their monies when dealing with Operators for various forms of chartering but mainly high worth chargers.  Ultimately BACA Escrow Services Ltd was formed in conjunction with RBS. During its operation the membership has not used this facility to its full potential,… Read more

20 Years of Aircraft Charters

Posted 30th July 2014

August 2014 will be a big month for specialist aircraft charter broking company Premier Aviation UK Ltd who are celebrating 20 years’ service to the music and entertainment industry this month. Founding director and industry stalwart Adrian Whitmarsh said, “Over the last two decades Premier Aviation has built an enviable reputation with some of the… Read more

Certified Broker programme

Posted 29th July 2014

Please find below a joint press release from Argus International Inc and BACA. This relates to new Registered and Certified Charter Broker Programmes. It is being launched in the USA by Argus and full details can be found on their website The intention is that in collaboration with BACA,  the program will be adjusted… Read more

SaxonAir adds EC155 Helicopter

Posted 28th July 2014

Following the recent announcement of their rotary AOC, SaxonAir Helicopters offer the addition of the Airbus Helicopters EC155 to its fleet.  The EC155 will be exclusively marketed alongside SaxonAir’s existing range of helicopters and is operated in collaboration with DanCopter. The EC155 B1 variant has excellent overall capabilities featuring a completely redesigned cabin providing 30%… Read more

Autumn Lunch Raffle

Posted 23rd July 2014

Dear BACA member. Time moves on and we are now in process of organsing the Autumn Awards Lunch (30 Oct). We are looking for 5 Raffle prizes please in order to help raise funds for our wonderful charity helping thousands of starving and deprived families around the world. Please see what you can contribute from… Read more