Singapore (Jan. 20, 2020) – Universal Aviation Singapore, based at Seletar Airport (WSSL), has earned Stage 2 accreditation under the International Standard for Business Aviation Handling (IS-BAH). Universal Aviation, the ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., has more than 50 locations in 20 countries.
“We are proud to become the first Universal Aviation location in the Asia-Pacific region to earn IS-BAH Stage 2 registration,” said Yvonne Chan, Managing Director, Universal Aviation Singapore. “This honor keeps our momentum going in 2020 from a very productive 2019 in which we saw the opening of the new Seletar Business Aviation Centre (SBAC), our own newly renovated ops center and our purchase of a brand new towbar-less lektro tug”
The IS-BAH is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers, which features at its core a safety management system (SMS). The IS-BAH follows the structure of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Program and incorporates the NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit Program. IS-BAH is the global industry standard for handlers and operators around the world to meet the coming SMS requirements from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Universal Aviation Singapore earned its IS-BAH Stage 1 registration in 2018.
“Congratulations to the entire Universal Aviation Singapore team for achieving IS-BAH Stage 2,” said IS-BAH program director Terry Yeomans. “The team has confirmed their commitment to the management of safety to both their staff and customers by demonstrating positive signs of maturity ongoing improvement throughout the scope of activities offered at Seletar Airport to the business aviation community.”