BACA Press Releases

BACA notes PM’s statement on UK membership of EASA

13th March 2018

With Brexit planned for little over a year away, BACA – The Air Charter Association notes the British Prime Minister’s statement on the UK’s membership of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). BACA, which is the global trade body representing the interests of a number of companies in the Air Charter industry, welcomes further clarity… Read more

Nick Weston of Weston Aviation becomes BACA Deputy Chairman

19th February 2018

At the 455th meeting of the BACA Council on February 15th Nick Weston of Weston Aviation was elected to the position of BACA Deputy Chairman. He will share the role with Volker Meissner of ARGUS International during a transition period as BACA moves forward to its next stage of development. As CEO of Weston Aviation Nick is… Read more

BACA makes a series of appointments to drive the ambitious development of the Association

23rd October 2017

Dave Edwards has been appointed to the role of BACA CEO. The part-time appointment is part of BACA’s strategy to drive the Association forward. In addition to Edwards’ appointment, Madeleine Puzey has been promoted to the role of Business and Events Manager and a new administration role has been created which sees Nicki Baynes providing… Read more

BACA welcomes Glenn Hogben to the Council

5th October 2017

BACA strengthens levels of industry involvement with the appointment of Glenn Hogben of ACC Aviation to the BACA Council Glenn Hogben, Operations Director of ACC Aviation has joined the Council of BACA – the Air Charter Association. He brings a wealth of industry experience and knowledge to the Council having spent 13 years with ACC… Read more

Standing room only for BACA conference sessions and training at ACE17

3rd October 2017

There was a capacity audience for the BACA training sessions at ACE17, the one-day exhibition and conference which took place on 12th September at Biggin Hill Airport, London.  During the morning a number of sessions took place for CEOs and Senior Management, including a presentation by Jeremy Cook of World First, sponsored by Paynode, along… Read more

BACA calls for an urgent review of regulations for private flight cost-sharing platforms

21st August 2017

Press release – 21st August 2017 BACA – The Air Charter Association is calling for an urgent review of regulations for the practice of bookings made on a private flight, cost-sharing basis. The Association is suggesting that global regulatory authorities should work together with the industry to deliver a set of standards that maximise safety… Read more

BACA to deliver a full day of Broker Training at ACE 17

17th July 2017

BACA – The Air Charter Association has announced a full day of broker training to coincide with this year’s Air Charter Expo (ACE 17). The one day exhibition takes place at Biggin Hill on September 12th, the complete day of broker training is aimed at all levels of brokers; senior management through to new trainees…. Read more

BACA’s new deal for ACE’17

6th March 2017

Excitement has been building since it was announced that BACA – the Air Charter Association, has teamed up with Air Charter Expo and London Biggin Hill airport to create ACE’17, the Association’s first one day conference and exhibition.  A number of new innovations are being created including an extensive conference programme. The complete line up has… Read more

BACA membership hits a record high number

31st January 2017

BACA, the Air Charter Association is celebrating an all-time high record number of members. At the beginning of 2017 the number of members stood at 225; the highest in BACA’s history. New membership applications and approvals continue to increase.  The rise in numbers can partly be explained by the actions of the Council, under Chairman Richard Mumford, and the… Read more

BACA: The Air Charter Association partners with ACE for first ever conference and exhibition

17th January 2017

As part of its drive to deliver ever greater value to its members and to enhance the profile and reputation of the air charter industry generally, BACA has teamed up with Air Charter Expo (ACE) to deliver the Association’s first ever conference and exhibition. ACE ‘17 takes place at London Biggin Hill airport on 12th September 2017. BACA… Read more