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 Jan. 15, 2018 Subscribe to NBAA Update  

CORSIA Looming, but Many Business Aircraft Operators Exempted

CORSIA Looming, but Many Business Aircraft Operators Exempted
Business aircraft operators that regularly fly overseas should be aware of an upcoming environmental impact policy aimed at meeting industry’s goal to curb global aviation emissions. Adopted last year by the International Civil Aviation Organization for implementation from 2020, the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) intends to cap carbon dioxide emissions from international aviation at 2020 levels. However, an exemption supported by NBAA means that "small emitters" that fall under a certain threshold will not be subject to CORSIA requirements. Learn more about CORSIA.

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3 Things to Know About NBAA’s Ethics Statement
NBAA recently published “Ethical Business Aviation Transactions,” a resource outlining best practices for ethical transactions involving business aircraft products and services. “Company policies may deal with broader ethical concerns, like bribery or use of company resources, so the NBAA statement is not designed to supersede previously written ethics policies,” explained Jad Donaldson, NBAA Business Aviation Management Committee chair. Instead, the ethics statement should be seen as a general statement of industry best practices. Review NBAA's ethics statement.

NBAA Announces 400th Certified Aviation Manager
NBAA’s Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program reached a significant milestone this month when Kevin Flynn, director of aviation maintenance with AbbVie Inc., became the 400th aviation professional to earn CAM certification. “The knowledge I’ve gained throughout the exam process has been immediately beneficial in my job,” Flynn said. Learn more about NBAA’s CAM program.


Major Taxiway Construction Project at Scottsdale Begins Jan. 22
The Taxiway A reconstruction project at Scottsdale Airport (SDL) begins Jan. 22 and is expected to last through Aug. 22. The taxiway reconstruction project will be done in five phases, with phase one of the project beginning at the south end of the airport, and phase five beginning at the north end. The project will include approximately 130 nights of runway closures between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. (0400z-1300z).

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