BACA Press Releases

The Baltic Air Charter Association wholeheartedly supports the Airports Commission Report

1st July 2015

The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has announced that it welcomes the outcome announced by Sir Howard Davies of the Airports Commission for the building of a new third runway at Heathrow Airport. BACA fully supports the outcome and gives its full backing to the speedy implementation of the findings of the report. After a… Read more

BACA calls for maximum use of UK runway capacity

26th February 2015

The Baltic Air Charter Association has advised that it is of the opinion that Manston airport, in Kent, should not have been allowed to close. A key factor in BACA’s decision is that for many years Manston was the RAF master diversion airport and as such, always provided a valuable service to the whole aviation… Read more

16th February 2015

  Dear Members, BACA is delighted to support Charter Broker magazine, which you may know was re-launched this month.  Produced by Stansted News, the publishers of EBAN, I am sure you will find Charter Broker a compelling read. The first edition can be seen at the following link: I would also encourage BACA members to send their news to… Read more

BACA Training Day highlights the challenges of Air Cargo

24th November 2014

Delegates attending the BACA Air Cargo Training Day found out just what a complicated business Air Cargo can be. The Training Day took place at the Baltic Exchange in London on 19th November 2014 and delivered a wonderful insight into the business of Air Cargo. A series of presentations on every aspect of Air Cargo… Read more

Royal Navy Search & Rescue Hero, Marcus Wigfull, receives the Baltic Air Charter Association Humanitarian Award

31st October 2014

Marcus Wigfull, a Royal Navy Search & Rescue hero, has been awarded the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) Humanitarian Award. The Humanitarian Award is presented each year to an individual (or group) who have been judged to have contributed significant and valuable efforts to an emergency air operation, disaster relief or charitable activities during the… Read more

BACA welcomes two new Council Members – Bernhard Fragner and Richard Mumford join the BACA Council

28th October 2014

Bernhard Fragner of GlobeAir and Richard Mumford of Stevens & Bolton have been elected to join the Council of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). The elections were made during a recent meeting of the BACA Council at the Baltic Exchange in London. Bernhard Fragner, the Founder and CEO of GlobeAir AG, is driven by… Read more

Certified Broker programme

29th July 2014

Please find below a joint press release from Argus International Inc and BACA. This relates to new Registered and Certified Charter Broker Programmes. It is being launched in the USA by Argus and full details can be found on their website The intention is that in collaboration with BACA,  the program will be adjusted… Read more

BACA Training Day proves to be the perfect start to a career in the Air Charter Industry

15th May 2014

The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) recently held a training day for new and recent recruitments to the air charter industry. The event took place on the 13th May at the Baltic Exchange in London and gave a complete overview of how to put together a charter flight, from enquiry to after flight follow up. … Read more

BACA New Website

24th April 2014

As many of you may have noticed by now the Baltic Air Charter Association has updated its website  ( ) to incorporate a number of new features and make the site more user friendly. The first thing visitors will notice is the bright new look and the ease of navigation around the site. The… Read more

Baltic Air Charter Association survey predicts positive growth for 2014

14th April 2014

The results of a survey conducted by the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) shows that its members are confident that business conditions will improve during 2014.  The response to the survey* of BACA members has been outstanding and delivers an interesting snapshot of where BACA members see business progressing. For example 66.7% believe that private… Read more