Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation

In December 2018 the government published its consultation on a new aviation strategy – ‘Aviation 2050: the future of UK aviation’ – a long-term plan to achieve a safe, secure and sustainable aviation sector that meets the needs of consumers and of a global, outward-looking Britain. BBGA are continuing the work with DfT to ensure […]

Universal Aviation Singapore earns IS-BAH Stage 2 Accreditation

Singapore (Jan. 20, 2020) – Universal Aviation Singapore, based at Seletar Airport (WSSL), has earned Stage 2 accreditaton under the International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAH). Universal Aviation, the ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has more than 50 locations in 20 countries. “We are proud to become the first Universal […]

PRIVATEFLY’S NEW ANNUAL CHARTER TRENDS REPORT REFLECTS A PERIOD OF ‘CHANGE AND GROWTH’ FOR THE COMPANY

New York City was top destination in 2019, with the most-flown aircraft the Nextant 400XTi, Citation XLS and Legacy 600 On-demand private charter provider PrivateFly, a Directional Aviation company, has released its latest Private Jet Charter Trends report, which looks back over the whole of 2019. The findings include a shift towards clients choosing larger […]

Air BP to highlight sustainability and efficiency at EBAA’s AirOps Europe 2020 event

Business aviation influencers invited to join sustainable aviation focused workshop in Brussels. Tom Parsons, Air BP’s low carbon commercial development manager, among the speakers. Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier will join international business aviation delegates on 4–5th February at the eco-friendly ‘Event Lounge’ in Brussels for AirOps 2020 #AirOps20, Europe’s […]

BBGA 2019 Highlights

Given the pressure on our industry and the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, 2019 was a very positive year for your association. There were several items worthy of mention to give you a good indication of our activities. The was a question mark hanging over our sector regarding the import status of our sectors aircraft imported […]

‘We are a small family owned and run business that the introduction of new measures by BF would have caused severe financial hardship.  I was recommended to ask BBGA for advice which they instantly gave even though we were not members.  They attended various meetings by my side, took the situation to a higher level within the Government department and helped me achieve a satisfactory outcome.  I wasn’t pressured to become a member but what became apparent was their genuine desire to help resolve aviation issues for the better of the community.  This association covers almost every aspect of the industry, has representation on the majority of decision making panels and achieves results by either diluting possible harmful legislation or stopping it altogether.  Its members receive updates in real time often leaving other associations to ‘cut and paste’ BBGA releases some time later.’
Penny Stephens – Director
Inflite The Jet Centre
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