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Resources: International Operations

For those who fly globally for business, NBAA offers resources and news, including updates on ever-changing requirements and more.

NBAA Customs Checklists

To help business aircraft operators meet domestic and international customs
requirements, NBAA’s Domestic Operations Committee created a resource to provide operators with a guide to some of the most common logistical considerations involved in international flight. This resource contains customs checklists for inbound and outbound flights, as well as considerations for customs and international operations.

Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft

U.S.-registered business aircraft flying in Europe are subject to Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) inspections when operating in European Union member states. To ensure a successful inspection, NBAA recommends operators review the rules and procedures for SAFA compliance.

Oceanic Flight Information

For those conducting flight operations in oceanic airspace, NBAA’s resources include guidance for operating in the North Atlantic, West Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific.

Security Risk Assessment for Business Aviation

This security risk assessment process, developed and produced by the NBAA Security Council, provides a simple product for assessing risk in a variety of business aviation-related areas. It covers all aspects of aviation operations, from damage to assets and threats to personnel to identification and documentation vulnerabilities and public relations exposure.

New Resources

NBAA Federal Excise Taxes Guide

Updated in December 2023 to reflect the tax rates for calendar year 2024, the guide provides the latest information on how federal excise taxes (FET) apply to business aircraft activity, including details on how FET applies to commercial air transportation of passengers.

Departure/Arrival Runway Safety Briefing Card

This checklist consolidates critical threats, considerations and planning points in a one-page format ready for use on the flight deck.

3% fewer business jet and turboprop flights worldwide in 2023, compared to 2022. Source: WingX

By the Numbers: Global Business Jet/Turboprop Flights in 2023

Annual departures of business jets and turboprops in North America and Europe dipped in 2023, while all other regions showed significant increases.

By the Numbers: Global Business Jet/Turboprop Flights in 2023

May/June 2024

Resources: Safety

Get access to the latest NBAA information and support aimed at improving business aviation safety, including data collection and sharing, single-pilot operations and the association’s Safety Manager Certificate Program.
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Jan/Feb 2024

Resources: Workforce Development

NBAA has numerous resources and programs to help industry professionals meet current and future workforce challenges.
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Nov/Dec 2023

Resources: 2023 NBAA-BACE

NBAA’s annual convention offers attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in all things business aviation.
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Sept/Oct 2023

Resources: Management

These valuable NBAA tools and guidelines are designed to enhance and improve your business aviation management skills.
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