Archived news from 2018

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

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

BACA Golf Day with London Biggin Hill Airport

Posted 14th June 2018

We are holding a joint BACA and LONDON BIGGIN HILL AIRPORT GOLF DAY after the success of last year, to take place on 10th September 2018. This is the day prior to the AIR CHARTER EXPO (ACE’18) exhibition at Biggin Hill, on 11th September. We have been fortunate in again securing the use of the… Read more

EBACE 2018 and BACA Bikes the Lake

Posted 5th June 2018

  Last week saw a busy end to May for BACA, starting off with a leisurely 180km cycle around Lake Geneva with our challenge BACA Bikes the Lake for charity fly2help, closely followed by exhibiting at EBACE and our Networking Reception at Mr Pickwick. The charity cycle ride was great fun and for a fantastic… Read more

GDPR. An overview from BACA – The Air Charter Association.

Posted 26th May 2018

Please note that this Briefing Document is provided for general information and not as legal opinion.  It is to help companies understand the general scope of GDPR, however it should not used in any legal or contractual way and BACA would advise readers to seek legal counsel’s opinion for any specific GDPR issues. On 25th… Read more

BACA speaks out on London airport overnight restrictions

Posted 14th May 2018

The closure and severe reduction to overnight movements at the majority of London’s Airports this summer, in order to comply with national and local Government noise contours, will have a major impact on flights in and out of London, both commercial and charter. BACA – The Air Charter Association, the trade association for the air… Read more

BACA training day highlights data security and compliance

Posted 8th May 2018

On the 3rd May, BACA held another successful training event at the RAF Club in London.  The event sought to identify key risks in the modern air charter broking transaction process and to provide guidance on how to minimise them and avoid pitfalls.  All of the speakers made clear that the key to protecting any… Read more

The day after the BACA Spring Lunch

Posted 26th April 2018

Thank you again to our sponsors, Fly Victor and Doncaster Sheffield Airport, the BACA Council and staff, and of course you, our members, without whom we could not run these fabulous events. The Lunch was another sell-out, although a few last minute cancellations meant we were able to accommodate most requests for tickets, after running… Read more

BACA Awards 2018

Posted 26th April 2018

The Autumn Lunch and Excellence Awards will take place at Guildhall on 3rd October 2018