The International Business Aviation Council announced at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition this week, the addition of two new Industry Partners -- Jet Aviation and Corporate Jet Investor.
"We are excited to have these two distinguished business aviation leaders join IBAC as Partners and thank them for their support," IBAC Director General Kurt Edwards said. "IBAC's work serves the diverse needs of the global business aviation community, and we welcome industry participation to further build our resources, capabilities and ultimately strengthening the voice of business aviation."
With some 4,000 employees and 50 locations worldwide, Jet Aviation's offerings include aircraft management, charter, completions, defense, FBO, maintenance and staffing.
"We are delighted to partner with IBAC to continue to work together to strengthen the industry in service of our customers and our employees," said David Best, senior vice president of regional operations andamp; GM Americas. "We are committed to enabling global flight, with passion, and we look forward to the opportunity to contribute the knowledge we have gained over 55 years as a global business aviation service provider to further the important work that IBAC does to keep business aviation flying around the world."
Corporate Jet Investor's strengthens business aviation by informing and connecting the aircraft transactional sector, since 2010, with its global events, and conferences and timely industry editorial commentary and guidance. Alasdair and Louisa Whyte are co-founders of Corporate Jet Investor.
"It is an honor to join IBAC as an Industry Partner and we look forward to working with them to further advance business aviation, especially as the industry evolves with advanced air mobility and a heightened focus on sustainability," Louisa Whyte said.
The IBAC Industry Partner program is open to business aviation manufacturers and service providers including MRO, aircraft management, transactional and other sectors. As an Industry Partner, members have the unique opportunity to assist IBAC in shaping standards before they are adopted and applied as regulations by CAAs in their sovereign countries. In addition, there are opportunities for Industry Partners to work closely with the 15 IBAC Member Associations, participate in an IBAC advisory committee and be recognized for leadership and commitment to the global business aviation community.