About EBAA

Mission / History / Articles of Association


EBAA aims to promote excellence and professionalism amongst our Members to enable them to deliver best-in-class safety and operational efficiency, whilst representing their interests at all levels in Europe, to ensure the proper recognition of business aviation as a vital part of the aviation infrastructure, supporting local and national economies.




Dr. Ir. F.J. Philips founded the International Business Aviation Association (Europe), set up in the Netherlands with 12 founding Members.


Recognizing that Brussels was the strategic place to be, the Association moved to Belgium and became known as the EBAA (European Business Aviation Association).


EBAA counts some 500 Members from across the industry and represents a fleet of over 1000 aircraft.

The Association is a founding Member of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), through which Members' interests are represented at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

EBAA deals with challenging issues such as the Single European Sky, environmental issues including Emission Trading, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) rulemaking process including Fees and Charges, Security and Access to Airports and Airspace.

National Associations that are Full Members of EBAA include: BBGA (British and General Aviation Association), EBAA France, EBAA Switzerland, GBAA (German Business Aviation Association), IBAA (Italian Business Aviation Association), MBAA (Malta Business Aviation Association), NAOA (Norwegian Aircraft Operators Association) and RUBAA (Russian United Business Aviation Association).

Some Membership are pending, such as for AESAVE Spanish Executive Aviation Association, ABAA (Austrian Business Aviation Association) and EBAA Belgium.

Articles of Association

The latest version of the Articles of Association and related Rules of the EBAA were approved by the Additional General Assembly of Members that took place on April 14th, 2016.

  • To download a copy of the Articles of Association, please click here.
  • To download a copy of the Rules of the EBAA, please click here.