Industry News

Winners of Sapphire Pegasus Awards

5th May 2017

During a spectacular Gala Dinner Event in Prague on April 28th, this year’s winners of the Sapphire Pegasus Awards were announced and honored. In the impressive environment of the renaissance palace style Boscolo Luxury Hotel, the well-versed master of ceremonies of the evening London Toastmaster, Richard Birtchnell moderated his way with words of honor and… Read more


4th May 2017

London Biggin Hill introduced significantly extended operating hours on the 1st of May. 06.30 to 23.00 Monday to Friday 08.00 to 22.00 Weekends and Public Holidays Biggin Hill has witnessed unprecedented growth in business aviation movements over the last year, mainly due to more activity in the Bombardier and Gulfstream sector of the ultra-long range… Read more

Register to attend Air Charter Expo: 12th September ACE’17

29th April 2017

Full event details for Air Charter Expo have been added to the ACE website. Air Charter Expo is the first international show dedicated to air charter; for brokers and operators, and takes place at London Biggin Hill Airport on Tuesday 12th September 2017. Not only is it set to be a fantastic day, it is… Read more

The day after the BACA Spring Lunch

27th April 2017

Dear Members, I should like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Spring Luncheon yesterday, which saw a record attendance of more than 290 guests. The demand for tickets this year was the highest BACA has ever seen and we sold out in a matter of days. Thanks to the generosity… Read more

Drinks in memory of Graham Pasquill

20th April 2017

  Graham, MD of the BAC Group of companies from 1982-2005, sadly passed away on 1st February 2017. Many of his business colleagues and friends who were unable to attend the funeral wanted to meet for a gathering in London, to remember Graham and raise a glass or two. Neil Dickson has arranged a buffet… Read more

Down-Route broadens global presence with opening of Singapore office

20th April 2017

ABACE, Shanghai, China – 11 April 2017 Down-Route, the unique and revolutionary hotel bookings and expense management system for the business aviation industry, has announced that it is expanding its global operation with the opening an office in Singapore in April 2017. The company, which offers the world’s only free to use web and mobile… Read more

BACA Chairman features in The Times’ Aviation for Business supplement by Raconteur

20th April 2017

BACA Chairman, Richard Mumford, highlights the efficiency of flying in a chartered aircraft. Download the full report aviation-for-business-special-report-2017

Tickets for the Spring Lunch are now on sale!

21st March 2017

* EDIT, 3rd April: we are now fully booked with a waiting list * Email to purchase tickets*; at £130 + 20% VAT each or £1,300 + VAT for a table of ten * payment by bank transfer only (no credit card facility) Wednesday 26th April 2017 12 noon for 1pm at; Merchant Taylors’… 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 Supports the Pegasus Sapphire Awards 2017

1st March 2017

For the first time in 2017, BACA supports the Sapphire Pegasus International Business Aviation Awards and encourages members to nominate * candidates – or self-nominate – in several categories, including Best Broker. The awards will take place on 28th April, in Prague. Full details. * NB: the closing date for nominations is 5th March 2017.