Operational and Regulatory Information

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NBAA Air Traffic Services

NBAA maintains one of only two non-FAA desks at the FAA's Air Traffic Control Command Center. NBAA's Air Traffic Services (ATS) provides Members with the tools and information they need to enhance trip planning and facilitate issue resolution. NBAA ATS staff members afford a voice for equitable representation of business aviation in the planning and execution of the daily strategic plan of operations for the National Airspace System, participating in real-time national airspace flow-control and decision-making, as well as long-term strategic planning for the aviation industry as part of a joint FAA/Industry Collaborative Decision Making Workgroup. Learn more about the Air Traffic Services.

Airspace Alerts

NBAA ATS offers a free, Members-only subscription to NBAA Airspace Alerts. These e-mail alerts provide the single best source of information about upcoming temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) and other airspace issues that may impact NBAA Members' flight operations. Sign up to receive airspace alerts.

NBAA’s Operations Service Group

The team of industry experts in NBAA’s Operations Service Group serves as a one-stop help desk, providing Members with the latest information on the host of rules and regulations, certifications and training requirements, equipment and service specifications and other resources needed for business aircraft operations. With a single phone call or e-mail, Members have access to a designated staff person for prompt answers to questions. Learn more about the Operations Service Group.

APIS Transmission Service

Through a partnership with ARINC Direct Business Aviation Solutions, NBAA is offering Members a cost effective solution for complying with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) regulations that require operators to electronically submit passenger and aircraft information in advance of international flights. The service provides many value-added features that are not available to operators utilizing the APIS service offered by CBP. Learn more.

International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO)

IS-BAO, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its member associations, is a code of best practices designed to help flight departments worldwide achieve high levels of safety and professionalism. Learn more.

NBAA’s Business Aviation Taxes Forum and Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference

NBAA’s signature Tax and Regulatory events provide participants with comprehensive information and a solid basis for understanding how tax laws and regulations apply to business aviation operators, along with a broad overview of financial risk management and aviation insurance. Members are entitled to discounts on registration and attendance fees. Learn more about the Taxes Forum, the Tax, Regulatory & Risk Management Conference and other NBAA events at www.nbaa.org/events.

NBAA Oceanic Flying Operations and Procedures Manual

The NBAA Oceanic Flying Operations and Procedures Manual provides Members with a comprehensive reference source for oceanic and inter-continental flight operations. The manual is a compendium of U.S., ICAO and other national documents, both regulatory and advisory, and serves as a basic primer for those performing or intending to perform international flight operations. Read more about the manual.

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