NBAA Offers New Electronic APIS Compliance Resource for Members

Contacts: Dan Hubbard, (202) 783-9360, dhubbard@nbaa.orgPatrick Dunne, (202) 783-9263,

Washington, DC, September 15, 2009 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today unveiled a new resource to help Members comply with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) requirements.

The Association has partnered with ARINC Direct Business Aviation Solutions to offer this tool exclusively to NBAA Member Companies. CBP requires all general aviation and commercial aircraft to provide passenger manifest and aircraft information prior to departure for all international flights to or from the United States.

“NBAA is proud to partner with ARINC Direct Business Aviation Solutions in bringing this low-cost, high-value product to NBAA Members,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “APIS requirements are not always easy to meet, and we want to assist our Members ease the stress of doing business in other countries.”

The electronic APIS transmission service meets all applicable regulatory requirements and has been fully approved by CBP officials. This online tool will allow Members to quickly and easily submit, modify and store APIS data for future use, and includes several time-saving features:

Members can access the new resource for a $25 fee per flight, which covers the above benefits and more.

ARINC Direct Business Aviation Solutions is a leading provider of flight support services, such as advanced flight planning, flight following, contract fuel and international trip support. For more than 80 years, Annapolis, MD-based ARINC has been a leader in aviation technology solutions with locations in London and Singapore.

Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 8,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention, the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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