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Press Releases from BACA (7 total)

Aviation charity to benefit from BACA fund-raising

Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has chosen MAF, a humanitarian organisation operating more than 135 light aircraft across 30 countries in the developing world, as its designated charity for 2013. “As an association representing companies involved in the air charter market, we thought it was especially appropriate to raise funds for an aviation charity this year,” says BACA Chief Executive Markham Jackson. MAF UK, which was founded by Air Force personnel

BACA condemns rise in Air Passenger Duty Tax

The increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD) tax is bad for the airline industry and bad for the UK economy, says the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). The group, which represents almost 200 companies in the air charter and business aviation industry, has added its voice to the growing condemnation of the increase in the Air Passenger Duty tax due to come into force on 1 April, 2012. “The UK passenger taxes

BACA Chairman re-elected for second term

Dick Gilbert, Chairman of BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) for the past three years, has been re-elected for another year. BACA, established in 1949, is the world’s largest network for the air charter market and members include air charter brokers, airports, airlines, business aircraft operators, handling agents, aviation lawyers and consultants. It offers training and networking opportunities for members, as well as annual awards, and liaises with aviation and government bodies

New Council Member for BACA

Adam Twidell from, an online booking network for private jet and helicopter charter, and an ex-RAF pilot, has been appointed to the BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) Council. BACA is the world’s largest association for the air charter industry and offers training and networking opportunities for a wide range of members involved in commercial aviation. -ends- NOTES TO EDITORS: BACA, with its official maxim “Our Word Our Bond,”

BACA Announces 2008 Annual Excellence Award Winners

LONDON, 28 April 2008 – The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA), the world\'s largest and most prestigious network for aircharter professionals, is pleased to release the names of this year’s 2008 Annual Excellence Awards winners. This year’s recipients were celebrated at BACA’s annual luncheon, held yesterday at Plaisterer’s Hall in London. The 2008 winners are as follows: Best Passenger Charter Airline: Titan Airways Best

Baltic Air Charter Association Issues Strong Statement Against New Charges at He …

LONDON, 13 March 2008 – The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) and its members are calling for an immediate review of today’s decision by the Civil Aviation Association (CAA) to permit higher landing charges at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. BACA is asking the government to quickly hold consultation meetings with all the interested parties, so that a solution can be found, which will not be detrimental to the English

BACA Announces New Council Members for 2008

LONDON, 11 March 2008 – The Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA), the world’s largest and most prestigious network for air charter professionals, has just released the names of its newly added council members for 2008. The new members are: - Justin Bowman – Justin is the Group Commercial Director of Air Charter Service PLC (ACS). Justin has been with ACS for the last 16 years, working primarily on the

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