Archived news from 2018

BACA delivers essential training – EU261 (flight delay compensation) and TOMS

Posted 29th November 2018

BACA members made their way to the Baltic Exchange in London on Tuesday 27th November for training presentations on two subjects that are often misunderstood and are of current importance to brokers and operators. The two topics were EU 261 regulation regarding compensation for European flight delays and TOMS (the Tour Operators Margin Scheme). The… Read more

BACA Broker Training, 31 January 2019

Posted 13th November 2018

Back by popular demand, BACA is holding a broker training day on January 31st at our HQ at the Baltic Exchange, London. Full details will be revealed soon, but the intention is for this to be our traditional broker training and best practice guidance, to include topics such as:- – Wi-Fi on board – sponsored… Read more

ACE 2019 (Air Charter Expo)

Posted 9th November 2018

Following the fantastic successes of Air Charter Expo in 2017 and 2018, BACA is delighted to confirm that we will again co-host the event in 2019. ACE’19 will take place on 17th September at London Biggin Hill Airport. A number of exciting opportunities to sponsor and exhibit are available to book now. Contact BACA’s Business… Read more

BACA calls for changes in Air Passenger Duty

Posted 1st November 2018

On Monday the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered a budget that was hailed as the “end of austerity”.  However, for airlines there was no such end in sight. With UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) currently the world’s highest aviation tax the Chancellor announced a freeze on levies on short-haul flights, but an… Read more

BACA Training, 27 Nov 2018: EU261 and TOMS

Posted 30th October 2018

We have teamed up with experts from Quadrant Chambers and Pinsent Masons to deliver a training event on the EU 261 regulation (European flight delay compensation) and TOMS (Tour Operators Margin Scheme and VAT). The event will take place at our Headquarters in London, The Baltic Exchange, on Tuesday 27th November 2018. BACA training events… Read more

Spring Lunch 2019; 3rd April

Posted 19th October 2018

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 12 noon for 1pm at; Merchant Taylors’ Hall 30 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8JB Tickets will go on sale in the New Year ! at £130 + 20% VAT each Sponsor the Event! PLATINUM Package; SOLD GOLD Package; £7,500 SILVER Package SOLD SUPPORTING SPONSORS Package (£1,500)     PLATINUM Sponsor: Air… Read more

Funds raised for fly2help, BACA’s Charity for 2018

Posted 17th October 2018

  BACA is delighted to confirm that, thanks to the generosity of its members, we have raised a fantastic amount of almost £ 15,000 for charity fly2help. To put this into perspective, this sum would fund, for example, six family Air Smiles Days, ten student places at a week long Aim High Educational Programme,  a… Read more

Member warning

Posted 8th October 2018

  At BACA we continue to receive an alarming number of reports from members of attempted (and some successful) cyber crimes. Cyber crime is evolving all the time and new types of scam are constantly emerging. We urge you to be on your guard at all times and not to take financial risks. We have… Read more

Brexit Information for Members

Posted 8th October 2018

As Brexit approaches, BACA tries to help keep members appraised of the latest information available to the industry, for reference. We hope that 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…. Read more

Winners of the BACA Excellence Awards 2018

Posted 4th October 2018

The complete portfolio of Award winners was as follows; Passenger Charter Operator of the Year – AIR CHARTER SCOTLAND  – sponsored by Air Charter Service Cargo Charter Operator of the Year – ANTONOV AIRLINES  – sponsored by Network Aviation Group Handling Agent / FBO of the Year – SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT  – sponsored by Luxaviation UK… Read more