This website uses cookies
More information
Air bp
Air bp
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Why visit ACE ’24?

Related background information from the Handbook...

Harrods Aviation - The Knightsbridge
FBO/Handler (Stansted / London)

Luxaviation UK
Charter

The Air Charter Association

BAN's World Gazetteer

U.K.
The monthly news publication for aviation professionals.

Request your printed copy

LEA wins BACA industry award
Private aircraft charter operator London Executive Aviation (LEA) has been named Best General Aviation Operator in the inaugural Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) Excellence Awards held in London last month.

Private aircraft charter operator London Executive Aviation (LEA) has been named Best General Aviation Operator in the inaugural Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) Excellence Awards held in London last month.

The company received one of only five awards presented, with other winners including Harrods Aviation, DHL and Dubai International Airport.

The awards were decided by the votes of BACA members who were asked to nominate the organisations. Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, chief executive of LEA, received the company's trophy from Andrew Fotheringham, general manager of DHL.

The other awards presented were for Best Airport (Dubai International), Best Cargo Airline (DHL), Best Handling Agent (Harrods Aviation) and Best Passenger Airline (Virgin Atlantic Airways).

BACA has represented the interests of commercial aviation companies, particularly air charter providers since 1949.

It represents some 125 UK and international companies, including air brokers, charter airlines, airports, business aircraft operators, consultants and others involved in air charter, scheduled flying and air cargo. BACA's patron is HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Other News
 
Luxaviation adds Hawker 900XP to UK charter fleet
May 28, 2024
With a main base in Milan, Italy, the Hawker is managed by Luxaviation San Marino and chartered by Luxaviation UK. Midsize cabin aircraft remain the top choice for quick trips, the company reports.
The ACA hosts carbon-neutral Spring Lunch
March 28, 2024
With more than 440 guests from across the world but food sourced locally, carbon emissions for the event were offset at 25 metric tonnes of CO₂.
Penning to head up NextGen group at The ACA
March 24, 2024
Jordan Penning will work alongside group chair Nicola-Jane Sellers to lead the group and continue to develop its role, promoting The ACA's initiatives and facilitate engagement with young professionals.