Author Archives: Lindsey Oliver

BBGA Signature Flight Support signs agreement for general aviation terminal at Princess Juliana International Airport

Tweet Signature Flight Support has signed an agreement with Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) to extend its concessions and will lease part of the premises of the new General Aviation Terminal (GAT) and Signature Flight Support passenger terminal. Construction of … Continue reading

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BBGA member SATCOM Direct is named exclusive service provider of the new SmartSky 4G LTE-based wireless network

Tweet Announced at the NBAA convention in October, Satcom Direct is the only organization approved to provide activation, customer support and billing for the new airborne SmartSky Network. The nation’s first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network, SmartSky 4G is being … Continue reading

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Marc Bailey reports in Fly Corporate

Tweet British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) CEO Marc Bailey says business aviation is facing external pressures during potential growth in the UK. It is interesting when you look at the industry recovery figures throughout Europe. There are pockets … Continue reading

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BBGA Signature Flight Support acquires Wiggins Airways FBO

Tweet Signature Flight Support has agreed to acquire the FBO assets of Wiggins Airways, Inc. from Ameriflight, LLC at Manchester – Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, New Hampshire. The transaction is expected to close in October. Signature Manchester, New … Continue reading

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BBGA member London Oxford Airport host Embraer Legacy 500

Tweet Sees heightened biz av movements following EBACE ‘offer’ London Oxford Airport welcomed Embraer’s newest certificated family member, the midsize Legacy 500 last week as a company demonstrator flew in as part of a brief regional tour.  While this was … Continue reading

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IS-BAH Workshop and Auditors Workshop- 4th November Farnborough

Tweet Implemented on July 1, 2014, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) is designed to promote use of industry best practices blended through a progressive Safety Management System (SMS) for Fixed Based Operations (FBO) and Business Aircraft Handling … Continue reading

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BBGA member Marshall Aviation wins contract from BLINK

Tweet Marshall Aviation Services wins multi-year support contract from British air taxi operator Blink Marshall Aviation Services at Cambridge announced today the signing of an agreement with Blink, the six-year-old Blackbushe, UK-based air taxi and jet charter operator, to provide … Continue reading

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BBGA teams with two industry specialists – Emerald Media and WINGX Advance

Tweet BBGA teams with two industry specialists – Emerald Media and WINGX Advance As it faces fresh new challenges including APD on business aviation and the threat of unwelcome border force charges at its FBOs, the British Business General Association … Continue reading

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Useful information on Third Country Operators, TCO’s

Tweet Please see below a link that offers useful information on Third Country Operators, (TCO’s).  It covers applicability, applications and technical issues. https://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/faqs/third-country-operators-tco

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BBGA member Air Charter Service reports strong first half year results

Tweet Aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported a strong first half of the year for all three of its divisions in both revenue and charter numbers. Chairman, Chris Leach, observes: “The figures across the board make pleasant reading. … Continue reading

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