BACA Press Releases

BACA’s new deal for ACE’17

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Record Breaking BACA Training day highlights Broker Best Practices and the Threat of Cyber-Crime

Posted 15th November 2016

The Baltic Exchange was bursting at the seams at the recent BACA training day with over 60 in attendance, making this the most successful training event that BACA has held so far. The day was made up of two training sessions, the morning being devoted to Broker Training and the afternoon becoming a “Cyber-Crime Forum”… Read more

The BACA Awards – The Best of 2016

Posted 20th October 2016

The BACA Chairman’s Award 2016 goes to Robert Fallow for dedication in saving lives The 2016 BACA Excellence Awards took place at London Guildhall on Wednesday 19th October, a capacity audience saw the presentation of a series of six Awards reflecting the best of the air charter industry. The winners of the Awards are chosen by… Read more

BACA rewards the Young High Fliers

Posted 18th October 2016

In preparation for the 2016 BACA Awards the association has introduced a brand new Award category for young people. The purpose of the Young Person of the Year Award is to provide recognition for young people who have made an outstanding start to their career in aviation. The nomination criteria specified that nominees should have made… Read more

BACA issues alert following reports of cyber attacks on brokers and operators

Posted 20th August 2016

At the 438th meeting of the BACA Council it was reported that an increasing number of European brokers and operators have been the victims of cyber attacks.  It appears that a very sophisticated criminal community is targeting the business aviation sector and hacked into broker and operator internal communications systems for access to bank accounts… Read more

BACA rings the changes for the 2016 BACA Awards

Posted 27th July 2016

BACA (the Air Charter Association) is presenting a brand new set of Awards for 2016. The highly regarded annual Awards ceremony is taking place at London Guildhall on 19th October. After a series of successful Awards lunches BACA decided the event should be refreshed to ensure that it remains reflective of current industry trends. With this in mind new… Read more

The Baltic Air Charter Association looks to the future with the appointment of four new Council members

Posted 25th April 2016

The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has appointed four new executives to the governing Council of the Association. The appointments were made following elections at the March council meeting, the newly elected members of the Council will take their position as from the April 14th meeting of the Council. Chris Mace of SaxonAir, Tim Procter… Read more

BACA calls for immediate action on drones

Posted 18th April 2016

Following the incident yesterday when a British Airways aircraft collided with a drone on the aircraft’s final approach into Heathrow, the Baltic Air Charter Association has issued a call for immediate action on the use of UAVs. The fact that a passenger jet and drone collided brings into sharp focus the need for immediate legislation regarding… Read more