October 5, 2010, Love Field, Dallas, TX … Business Jet Access (BJA), a leading aviation services provider, has been awarded a Certificate of Registration for the successful implementation of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO).
Issued by the International Business Aviation Council, the IS-BAO certification is a code of best practices designed to help flight departments and charter operators worldwide achieve a high level of safety and professionalism. Business Jet Access successfully met the industry standard verified by an accredited IS-BAO auditor.
“We are very pleased to have met this world-wide standard of excellence,” said Brian Hoffman, General Manager, Business Jet Access. “The benefit to our charter and aircraft management customers is peace-of-mind, knowing our operational practices exceed those set by governing agencies, such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).”
Hoffman said BJA, as part of the IS-BAO certification, has successfully implemented a Safety Management System (SMS) and meets all criteria for operating aircraft internationally.
In addition to achieving the IS-BAO certification, BJA has been issued an ARG/US Platinum rating re-certification, an FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification and has been designated as an authorized air carrier for conducting flights into and out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
About Business Jet Access
Business Jet Access (BJA) is a leading provider of aircraft charter, management, maintenance and pilot services. BJA currently manages 12 aircraft and operates 11 of these on its FAR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate. These aircraft range in size and type from King Air and Citations to Challenger, Falcon, Gulfstream and a 30-passenger BAC 1-11 which is configured to accommodate sports teams, clients in the entertainment industry and financial markets. BJA, based at Love Field, Dallas, TX, 8611 Lemmon Ave., is an ARG/US Platinum rated charter operator; IS-BAO certified; and an FAA Part 145 Repair Station.