BACA Press Releases

BACA rewards the Young High Fliers

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

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

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

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

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

Richard Mumford becomes Chairman of BACA

1st March 2016

Richard Mumford, head of aviation at leading national law firm Stevens and Bolton has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). He succeeds Tony Coe who served as Chairman for 3 years. Mumford became Chairman following a BACA Council meeting and AGM on February 18th and formally begins the… Read more

BACA membership survey conducted by WINGX

11th February 2016

Baltic Air Charter Association Membership survey reveals that member companies operated 126,000 flights using 1152 airports, connecting 146 countries during 2015 In order to fully understand the size and activities of its membership the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) recently commissioned WINGX Advance to carry out a study of BACA members. The results provide interesting… Read more

The Best Of Air Charter Industry Are Honoured At The Baltic Air Charter Association Excellence Awards

20th October 2015

On the 14th October over 380 executives from the air charter industry gathered at London’s Guildhall for the Baltic Air Charter Association’s (BACA) annual awards ceremony. Seen by many as the ultimate accolade for companies in the air charter industry, the winners of the BACA Excellence Awards are chosen by the membership of BACA, via… Read more

Airlec Air Espace receives the Baltic Air Charter Association Humanitarian Award for their outstanding action during the Ebola Crisis

15th October 2015

Airlec, France’s oldest business aviation company, has been awarded the Baltic Air Charter Association’s (BACA) Humanitarian Award. The Award is presented each year to an individual or company who have been judged to have contributed significant and valuable efforts to an emergency air operation, disaster relief or charitable activities during the previous 12 months. The… Read more

Joint BACA/CAA seminar highlights Foreign Carrier Permits and illegal/grey charters

8th July 2015

  The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) held their first joint seminar on 3rd July at the CAA’s headquarters in London. The subject of the seminar was Foreign Carrier Permits and Illegal Charters. This helped attract an audience of more than 40 operators and brokers that took a… Read more