BACA Press Releases

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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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 www.argus.aero 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

Posted 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

Posted 24th April 2014

As many of you may have noticed by now the Baltic Air Charter Association has updated its website  ( local.baca.org.uk ) 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

Posted 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

BACA Welcomes House of Lords Ruling on TOMS

Posted 11th April 2014

The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has welcomed the 5th March ruling by the House of Lords regarding the liability for VAT under the Tour Operators Margin Scheme (TOMS). The ruling clarifies that Air Charter Brokers shall not be liable for VAT providing there are clear agency contracts in place both ways – with the… Read more

BACA’s new Communications Advisor

Posted 21st February 2014

The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has appointed Peter Bradfield as an advisor on press relations and external and internal communications. The intention of the appointment is to raise BACA’s presence in the aviation press and improve communications with Members, as well as enhancing BACA’s profile at international aviation conferences and events. The appointment is… Read more

BACA offers Escrow financial protection service for members

Posted 19th February 2014

Offering financial protection to charter brokers and their clients, and to operators What is the BACA Escrow account? The Baltic Air Charter Association has established an escrow account (run by BACA Escrow Services Ltd., a company specifically formed by BACA for the purpose) to provide a secure deposit for funds being paid in advance to… Read more

BACA selects Mission Aviation Fellowship as charity for 2013

Posted 1st April 2013

The Baltic Air Charter Association has chosen MAF, a humanitarian organisation operating more than 135 light aircraft across 30 countries in the developing world, as its designated charity for 2013. “As an association representing companies involved in the air charter market, we thought it was especially appropriate to raise funds for an aviation charity this… Read more