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August 17, 2018

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16 - 18 August 2018

Jurmala Business Aviation Forum (JUBAF) in Jurmala, Latvia

Jurmala Business Aviation Forum (JUBAF) has released the agenda of the event that will take place in Jurmala, Latvia, August 16-18, 2018. Industry experts and executives of business aviation companies, brokers, FBOs and MRO providers from Europe, the CIS and Russia will give their vision and insights in market trends, and discuss successful business approaches and best practices. 

Stanley Bugeja, managing director of DC Aviation, will talk about the specifics of aircraft operation in Malta, one of the smallest European countries. In his speech, he will explain why airlines need more than an operator's certificate (AOC), and will reveal successful strategy to meet owners’ and shareholders’ expectations.

David Colindres, president of San Marino Aircraft Registry, will share his expert view on how to choose a country of registry and the advantages of different countries for owners and operators, and uncover the phenomenon of San Marino Aircraft Registry.

Charlotte Pedersen, CEO of Luxaviation Helicopters, will reveal the fascinating world of helicopters, tell about their current areas of use, and look into the future of helicopter–jet connection.

Press Release
August 15/2018

ExecuJet welcomes first Pilatus PC-24 to Africa

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is announcing that it will be the first business aviation company to operate and manage a Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet in Africa.

The aircraft will be based in South Africa at Cape Town International Airport and ExecuJet will be responsible for its day-to-day management and operations on behalf of the aircraft owner. The PC-24, developed by Swiss OEM Pilatus, has been dubbed the Super Versatile Jet due to its flexibility and ability to operate in and out of very short and unpaved runways.The aircraft received EASA and FAA type certification on 7 December 2017.

Blog
August 13/2018

Audit My FBO!

IS-BAH—or The International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers (IS-BAH) — was developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). It is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers that highlights and prioritises the use of safety management systems (SMS).

While conforming to this global standard is currently voluntary, submitting to a third-party auditing process is the perfect way to demonstrate to your customers and your regulators that your risks are monitored and under control.