Since the European Union first announced plans to implement its Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) in spring 2009, Universal® Supervisor of Regulatory Services Adam Hartley has established himself as an expert at helping operators comply with this complicated and ever-changing regulation. Adam’s passion is helping operators complete their emissions monitoring plans and he has established himself as the ”go-to” person on this topic.
Adam’s expertise has earned him numerous invitations to speak both domestically and internationally at major industry events and conferences. Although he is best known for his EU-ETS knowledge, Adam’s expertise extends to other areas of regulatory compliance issues, such as TSA Waivers, Border Overflight Exemptions, all CBP/APIS notifications, the Universal Visa Waiver Program, and more.
Adam has been featured in numerous industry trade publication produced and has contributed guest editorials to Professional Pilot, BART, World Aircraft Sales, and Altitudes. You can reach Adam at email@example.com.
Archive for Adam Hartley
The Nov 12th memo on “Stopping the clock of ETS and aviation emissions” issued by the European Commission (EC) and subsequent new material include a lot of information and statements regarding aviation EU-ETS that should be reviewed carefully. 1. Initial information regarding the changes The EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, has shown through [...]
Cabotage issues are taken seriously in Canada, and unauthorized business aviation aircraft movements may result in substantial penalties. The good news is that a wide range of private non-revenue and charter (non-scheduled commercial) movements within Canada are possible under the current U.S.-Canada Open Skies policy. Best practice is to confirm in advance with your 3rd-party [...]
This business aviation blog post is part of a series on U.S. Customs for Non-U.S. Registered Charter Aircraft and continues from our previous post. For charter (non-scheduled commercial) aircraft operators, clearing U.S. customs involves additional documentation, procedures and lead times than it does for private non-revenue operators. Additional considerations come into play when operating a [...]
For business-aviation operators, the Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) process is generally trouble-free, so long as the rules and requirements are well understood and followed. However, incorrect filings can result in delays and potential fines. It’s important to keep in mind that filing APIS does not negate the requirement to notify customs of your arrival. [...]
This business aviation blog post is the first part of a series on U.S. Customs for Non-U.S. Registered Charter Aircraft. The U.S. has a rigorous customs clearing process. Any errors in the APIS and customs set up and clearance process can result in operational delays and challenges to what should otherwise be a smooth inbound [...]
This business aviation blog post is part of a series on EU-ETS for business aviation and continues from our last post entitled: EU-ETS for Business Aviation: Implementation, Costs, and Risks of Non-Compliance. For business aviation operators, European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) requirements can be complex. Recent changes to the requirements have made them even [...]
This aviation blog post is part of a series on EU-ETS for business aviation and continues from our last post on EU-ETS 101: Introduction to EU-ETS for Business Aviation. Once you’ve registered an aircraft emissions monitoring plan with your assigned member state, you’ll need to track, monitor and report all applicable flight legs. Emissions reports [...]
This aviation blog post is part of a series on EU-ETS for Business Aviation. Despite media coverage indicating otherwise, the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) is a program that must be adhered to. Compliance is mandatory if you want to fly to, from or within the EU. If you’re non-compliant, you run the risk [...]