Brian Humphries

September 29, 2010 - 6:00am

The fourth annual Future of Business Jets conference will be staged in London from November 10 to 11 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel. It will address prospects in emerging markets such as the Middle East, Brazil, India and China. Also on the program are issues such as environmental impact, security restrictions, ­financial

September 28, 2010 - 11:26am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has formally recognized the affiliation of five new national groups to its organization. The Brussels-based industry group now encompasses the newly formed Russian United Business Aviation Association (RUBAA), the Spanish Executive Aviation Association, EBAA Belgium, the Malta Business Aviation Association and the Austrian Business Aviation Association.

August 27, 2010 - 4:23am

There is no silver bullet for reducing the effect of business aviation on the environment, most industry analysts agree, but the combination of new technology–such as engines and airframe components–improved ATC techniques and biofuels promises to dramatically reduce business aviation's carbon footprint.

August 26, 2010 - 12:14pm

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano chose a general aviation event–EAA’s AirVenture– to unveil a streamlined process for business aviation users to obtain international waivers for flights into the U.S., as well as an expanded version of a national security campaign.

May 10, 2010 - 11:47am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) may advise its members to pull out of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme if Eurocontrol does not develop the EU-ETS support facility. This system would give business aviation operators a relatively cost-effective way to meet the requirement to monitor, report and verify the carbon emissions of their aircraft.

May 5, 2010 - 10:28am

The long-term costs associated with environmental legislation could be “detrimental” to the business aviation community, according to Bob Shuter, chairman of IBAC’s environmental issues work group, and a member of Tuesday’s panel session, “Aviation and the Environment, Where Now?”

May 5, 2010 - 10:23am

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) may advise its members to pull out of the European Union’s emissions trading scheme if Eurocontrol does not develop the EU-ETS support facility. This system would give business aviation operators a relatively cost-effective way to meet the requirement to monitor, report and verify the carbon emissions of their aircraft.

May 5, 2010 - 8:12am

During the opening session yesterday, European Business Aviation Association president and CEO Brian Humphries welcomed attendees to “a very special EBACE, which has as its theme celebrating the global reach of business aviation.” While reflecting on the achievements of the last 10 years, “We must focus on the challenges and opportunities of the future,” he noted.

May 4, 2010 - 11:08am

Austrian politician Jörg Leichtfried cut the ceremonial ribbon for the official opening of EBACE yesterday, and industry leaders speculated, with good reason, that the event could mark the start of a gradual economic recovery after two years of severe difficulties.

May 3, 2010 - 1:06pm

The 10th annual EBACE show opens as a sell-out this morning. The scale of the event should serve as encouragement to Europe’s business aviation community that it is at last turning the corner on a tumultuous period of downturn and uncertainty.

 
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