ASD Avia consulting handles successful ISBAH standard accreditation
ASD Avia Consulting is pleased to announce that after Falcon Aviation’s Fixed Base Operation (FBOs) facility in Dubai, UAE have chosen ASD Avia Consulting to handle their IS-BAH™ Standard (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling) accreditation from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), has thus obtained the certification and are now IS-BAH accredited.
The Auditing of the FBO took place on November 2017 on their Dubai grounds.
The International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (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). 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).
IS-BAH offers Fixed Based Operators (FBO) and Business Aircraft Handling Agents (BAHA) a scalable, industry-developed code of best practice centered around Safety Management System (SMS) principles adopted by ICAO and other operations-critical industries. Conforming to these standards and recommended practices is voluntary.
“We are very proud that Falcon Aviation, a leading FBO in Dubai and a company that ensure its clients the highest standard of safety and providing a premium service through its FBO, has chosen ASD Avia Consulting to implement the IS-BAH Standards and to support the organization in improving the high standards in safety and quality” said ASD Avia Consulting managing director Amir Dadgar.
“We introduced the IS-BAH registration program in May during the EBACE show in Geneva to Falcon Aviation and the company made clear its commitment to safety as its first priority. The IS-BAH certification process ensures just that. It guarantees that the FBO operations are performed following the highest of standards. The fact that from the finish of the Audit to receiving the certification less than two weeks have passed, shows how professional the Audit was prepared by Falcon Aviation and show the excellent Quality of its FBO and employees.”
“I am delighted to have joined Falcon Aviation at such an exciting time in the business. The IS-BAH endorsement rounds off a brilliant year and I am looking forward to 2018 and being able to build on our loyal customer base and further attract new clients who are flying or transiting through the FBO. We will also be incentivising clients further with discounts on connecting helicopter charters if they use our FBO and our new heliport,” Added Falcon Aviation, FBO Manager Ahmad Badreddine.
ASD Avia Consulting is an independent Audit company specialized in Part-145 Audits for Maintenance Organization, Audits for FBO and Operators. Since November 2015 the consultancy has been authorized by IBAC to carry out IS-BAH Audits.
For the last few years ASD Aviation Consulting has supported several FBOs in complying with IS-BAH registration requirements and assisted clients in fulfilling the safety and quality standards