Archived news from 2018

Plea from charity fly2help: aircraft and pilot donations needed, please

Posted 23rd July 2018

BACA’s charity of the year 2018, fly2help, is a fantastic aviation charity dedicated to helping people in difficult circumstances change their lives through the power of flight. On 3rd and 8th August the charity is organising Air Smiles Days at Bournemouth Airport, but is struggling to find volunteers to donate aircraft (with pilot). Can you… Read more

ACE 2018; Training Programme

Posted 19th July 2018

  BACA Training Suite Generously sponsored by: Morning Sessions 09.00-09.30: BACA CEO Breakfast Briefing BACA would like to take this opportunity to give you a brief run down on the work the association has recently undertaken, including: the never-ending fight against grey and illegal charter cost- and flight-sharing apps London airport night closures government lobbying… Read more

Brexit Information for Members

Posted 17th July 2018

As we approach Brexit, we aim to keep all members appraised of the latest information available to the industry, for your reference.  By considering all of the information it may help in your planning for the impact of Brexit on your business, whether you are a UK-based company or one of our global members. The… Read more

Nominate now for the BACA Excellence Awards 2018

Posted 5th July 2018

The BACA Excellence Awards will take place at our Autumn Luncheon at Guildhall on 3rd October 2018. We invite you to nominate candidates now! Go to https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BACAAwards2018 . This year we are slightly changing the way in which the Awards work; nominations for any aviation company around the world can be made by any person… Read more

Posted 2nd July 2018

BACA Charity fly2help recently held an Air Smiles Day with Airbus UK. Watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_DgYidjtZs#action=share    

BACA Awards and Autumn Luncheon 2018, October 3rd

Posted 27th June 2018

SPONSOR THE EVENT Early bird tickets are available NOW exclusively to sponsors. Please contact our Business & Events Manager, Madeleine Puzey at events@baca.aero Tickets will be on sale to all in August and details about how to book will be sent to members in due course.   BACA Excellence Awards & Autumn Luncheon 3rd October… Read more

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Members’ Update

Posted 25th June 2018

Dear Association Members, On 25th May 2018 the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began to be enforced. As BACA stores a significant amount of member data, we have been actively addressing GDPR compliance for a number of months to ensure that we do our utmost to protect the information which we hold… Read more

BACA Spring Lunch 2019, April 3rd

Posted 25th June 2018

The BACA Spring Lunch will take place on 3rd April 2019 at the magnificent Merchant Taylors’ Hall. Further details will be announced over the coming months but if you have any queries, please contact:- Madeleine Puzey Business & Events Manager Tel +44 (0) 20 7118 7557 Email events@baca.aero

BACA appoints two new Council Members; Ilaria Iacobini and Kevin Ducksbury

Posted 25th June 2018

Ilaria Iacobini of Universal Aviation and Kevin Ducksbury of Emerge Aviation have been elected to join the Council of BACA – The Air Charter Association.  Their appointments come following the departure of two of the Council’s longest serving members; Bernard Keay and former Chairman Dick Gilbert. Ilaria Iacobini is the Ground Handling Sales Manager EMEA… Read more

Industry Standard Charter Terms – Applications to join a working group

Posted 22nd June 2018

BACA and EBAA are collaborating to explore ways in which air charter contract terms might be clarified and standardised to enhance the charter customer experience. Members of either association are invited to express an interest in joining a working group. The group will consist of 3 aircraft operators and 3 charter brokers and it will… Read more