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01/02/2024

Above and Beyond: European Business Aviation to Uplift SAF Beyond Minimum Requirements

Brussels, 31 January 2024. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced a joint initiative aimed at significantly boosting the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) within the European Business Aviation sector. This ambitious move goes well beyond current legislative requirements, signalling a strong commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability in aviation.
Above and Beyond: European Business Aviation to Uplift SAF Beyond Minimum Requirements
15/11/2023

A Positive Step Forward in Aviation - Dutch Government Reverses Schiphol Flight Cap Decision

Brussels, 15 November 2023. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) welcomes the recent decision by the Dutch government to suspend its plan to cap flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. This decision, announced by Infrastructure Minister Mark Harbers, marks a significant moment for the aviation industry and our members.
A Positive Step Forward in Aviation - Dutch Government Reverses Schiphol Flight Cap Decision
31/10/2023

EBAA Welcomes Holger Krahmer as New Secretary-General

Brussels, 31 October 2023. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is delighted to announce the appointment of seasoned EU professional, Holger Krahmer, as the new Secretary-General. He is set to take over the reins of the Association starting 1 January 2024.
EBAA Welcomes Holger Krahmer as New Secretary-General

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10/10/2023

European aviation commits to deliver the world’s most efficient, environmentally friendly sky

Brussels, 10 October 2023. Associations representing the European aviation sector today adopted a Joint Industry Declaration announcing their intention to make Europe the most efficient and environmentally friendly sky to fly in the world.
European aviation commits to deliver the world’s most efficient, environmentally friendly sky
13/09/2023

EBAA welcomes plenary agreement on ReFuelEU, urges for inclusion of Book & Claim

Brussels, 13 September 2023. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) welcomes the final agreement on RefuelEU 2021/0205, voted today in the European Parliament plenary. The agreement marks the first-ever Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) mandate in the EU, but noticeably lacks a Book & Claim system.
EBAA welcomes plenary agreement on ReFuelEU, urges for inclusion of Book & Claim
26/05/2023

New Aircraft, Sustainability and Innovation Capture Imaginations at EBACE2023

Geneva, Switzerland, 25 May 2023 – Game-changing technologies, the debut of all-new aircraft, groundbreaking solutions for sustainable flight and exciting market opportunities were all center stage for one of the most consequential editions of the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) to date.
New Aircraft, Sustainability and Innovation Capture Imaginations at EBACE2023
20/05/2023

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Front and Center for European Business Aviation Show, Highlighting Industry’s Net-Zero Carbon Focus

Geneva, 20 May 2023 – Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be available at Geneva Airport (GVA) next week, and organizers are taking additional steps to promote the game-changing fuel for reducing carbon emissions from the sector as a central component to the 2023 edition of the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, being held from May 23-25.
Sustainable Aviation Fuel Front and Center for European Business Aviation Show, Highlighting Industry’s Net-Zero Carbon Focus
26/04/2023

Mack Rutherford, Youngest Person to Fly Solo Around the World, to Headline EBACE2023 Career Day

Brussels, Belgium, 26 April 2023 – Mack Rutherford, the youngest person to fly solo around the world at age 17, will inspire students and future business aviation professionals during a meet-and-greet and live question-and-answer session on 25 May during the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2023) Careers in Business Aviation Day.
Mack Rutherford, Youngest Person to Fly Solo Around the World, to Headline EBACE2023 Career Day
13/04/2023

Toto and Susie Wolff, Leaders in Racing, Business, Philanthropy and Sustainability, to Keynote EBACE2023

Brussels, Belgium, 13 April 2023 – With the 2023 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2023) just weeks away, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) are pleased to announce that Toto Wolff, Team Principal of the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team, and F1 executive Susie Wolff will kick off the show as keynote speakers.
Toto and Susie Wolff, Leaders in Racing, Business, Philanthropy and Sustainability, to Keynote EBACE2023
30/03/2023

Greenpeace spreads misleading data about business aviation

Brussels, 30 March 2023. Today, reports appeared in the media about a report commissioned by Greenpeace from CE Delft. The report claims that the number of private flights in the EU increased by 64 percent in 2022 and that the number of private flights from Dutch airports increased by 87 percent compared to the previous year.
Greenpeace spreads misleading data about business aviation
27/03/2023

European Business Aviation mourns the loss of Secretary-General Athar Husain Khan

Brussels, 27 March 2023. Today, European Business Aviation Association Chairman Juergen Wiese informed the EBAA membership of the passing of EBAA Secretary-General Athar Husain Khan on Sunday 26 March 2023, at 60 years old.
European Business Aviation mourns the loss of Secretary-General Athar Husain Khan
14/02/2023

European Business aviation response to climate activists at AIROPS 23

Brussels, 14 February 2023. Several climate activists gathered at AIROPS 2023, the annual premier event for Business aviation flight operations professionals organised by the European Business aviation Association (EBAA). AIROPS is an educative platform where Business aviation professionals gather to further improve safe and efficient Business aviation operations in Europe.
European Business aviation response to climate activists at AIROPS 23
18/01/2023

Debunking the Myths: The True Impact of Business Jet Traffic During the World Economic Forum

Brussels, 18 January 2023. The World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos is known for attracting business leaders, politicians, and representatives with international and government and philanthropic organizations.
Debunking the Myths: The True Impact of Business Jet Traffic During the World Economic Forum
13/01/2023

Business Aviation Coalition Promotes Initiative to Make Flights to, From World Economic Forum More Sustainable

Brussels, Jan. 13, 2023 – A global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability announced today that the industry, aligned with the work of the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow initiative, is offering a market-based solution to help reduce carbon emissions for flights to and from the Forum’s Annual meeting in Davos, which begins on Jan. 16.

Business Aviation Coalition Promotes Initiative to Make Flights to, From World Economic Forum More Sustainable
13/01/2023

Business Aviation Coalition Promotes Initiative to Make Flights to, From World Economic Forum More Sustainable

Brussels, Jan. 13, 2023 – A global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability announced today that the industry, aligned with the work of the World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow initiative, is offering a market-based solution to help reduce carbon emissions for flights to and from the Forum’s Annual meeting in Davos, which begins on Jan. 16.

Business Aviation Coalition Promotes Initiative to Make Flights to, From World Economic Forum More Sustainable
07/10/2022

Business Aviation Applauds Governments for Embracing Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 at ICAO Assembly

Montreal – October 7, 2022 – The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), alongside EBAA, applauds the adoption of a long-term aspirational goal for international aviation of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, by governments gathered for the 41st ICAO Assembly this week. The decision sends an important signal of the resolve of the international aviation community to decarbonize.
Business Aviation Applauds Governments for Embracing Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 at ICAO Assembly
07/09/2022

Banning business jets will halt the sustainable future of aviation

Brussels, 7 September 2022. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has taken note of the current political mainstream that is calling for the regulation of private jet flights more thoroughly at the EU level. Most upsetting, are the unfortunate routes taken that includes notions of banning, or increasing taxation which could simply deter the entire industry from operating and developing sustainable technologies.
Banning business jets will halt the sustainable future of aviation
14/07/2022

European Business aviation backed amendment on “SAF Book and Claim”  introduced by European Parliament

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Brussels, 14 July 2022. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) welcomes the decision by the European Parliament to introduce an amendment to RefuelEU, considering the possible introduction of a book and claim system for SAF across the Union. The amendment followed a dedicated campaign by aviation stakeholders together with EBAA to help avoid unnecessary logistics and bureaucracy, and increase the use by Business aviation of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
European Business aviation backed amendment on “SAF Book and Claim”  introduced by European Parliament
25/05/2022

Business Aviation’s Future Takes Center Stage at EBACE2022

Geneva, Switzerland, 25 May, 2022. The 2022 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2022) concluded as one of the most transformative and important events ever for an industry soaring with new momentum into the future.
Business Aviation’s Future Takes Center Stage at EBACE2022
24/05/2022

EBAA Young Ambassadors Launch Tier 1 of Sustainability Label S.T.A.R.S at EBACE2022

Geneva, 24 May 2022. The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) are today highlighting the official launch of the ambitious programme called S.T.A.R.S. – Standards & Training for Aviation Responsibility and Sustainability - at the 2022 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2022), taking place 23-25 May in Geneva, Switzerland.
EBAA Young Ambassadors Launch Tier 1 of Sustainability Label S.T.A.R.S at EBACE2022