Tag: eu-ets

Top Operational FAQs from the NBAA IOC 2014 Conference

Top Operational FAQs from the NBAA IOC 2014 Conference

It’s been a few weeks since the NBAA 2014 International Operators Conference (IOC) took place in Tampa, Florida. During this event we spoke to many business aircraft operators who shared their questions regarding specific topics relevant to their operations. Below you will find a compilation of articles that cover some of the most popular topics […]

April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Planning Tips for the 2014 Business Airport World Expo at Farnborough

Planning Tips for the 2014 Business Airport World Expo at Farnborough

The Farnborough Business Airport World Expo is Central Europe’s exhibition focused on showcasing Fixed-Base Operators (FBOs); Maintenance, Repair, and Overhauls (MROs); ground handling agents; and fuel companies to an audience of executive jet owners, operators, chief pilots, schedulers/dispatchers, and brokers. This event takes place at Farnborough (EGLF) March 26-27, 2014, and it’s anticipated that over […]

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Top Operational FAQs from the NBAA S&D 2014 Conference

Top Operational FAQs from the NBAA S&D 2014 Conference

It’s been a couple of weeks since the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers and Dispatchers (S&D) took place in New Orleans. During the conference, we spoke to many schedulers and dispatchers who shared questions regarding specific topics that impact their trips. Below is a compilation of articles covering some of the most frequently […]

January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Top Operational FAQs from NBAA 2013 Conference

Top Operational FAQs from NBAA 2013 Conference

It’s been approximately a month since the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 conference wrapped up in Las Vegas. At the show, we spoke to many business aircraft operators and found that many had common questions regarding various operational topics. Below is a compilation of articles on some of the most frequently discussed topics from […]

December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Aviation EU-ETS Changes – Part 2: Covered Areas, Calculations and Exemptions

Aviation EU-ETS Changes – Part 2: Covered Areas, Calculations and Exemptions

Concerning the period 2014 to 2020, the European Commission (EC) proposes that the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) continue to fully cover emissions from all flights between airports in the European Economic Area (EEA), including flights between airports in the EEA and airports in […]






November 27, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Aviation EU-ETS Changes – Part 1: Good News from the European Commission

Aviation EU-ETS Changes – Part 1: Good News from the European Commission

The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) was launched in 2005 and is the largest emissions trading scheme in the world. General Aviation (GA) has been facing the prospect of rather onerous emissions tracking, verification and payments. Thanks to a recent change in stance by the European Commission (EC), the specter of "small emitters" actually […]

November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments More
Aviation EU-ETS Compliance Update – Carbon Credit Trading

Aviation EU-ETS Compliance Update – Carbon Credit Trading

In recent years, more and more layers of procedures and requirements have been added to aviation European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) compliance. The cost of compliance – particularly in terms of administration – can be somewhat high for many typical General Aviation (GA) flight departments. Whether managing your aviation EU-ETS administration on your own […]

August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Aviation EU-ETS Compliance Update – Essential Considerations

Aviation EU-ETS Compliance Update – Essential Considerations

Aircraft operators flying to, from and within European Union (EU) countries should be in compliance with the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU-ETS). While uncertainty remains among some operators regarding achieving EU-ETS compliance, there are resources available to ease compliance burdens. The following is an overview of what you need to know: 1. Operators without […]

August 19, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Aviation EU-ETS Update: Clarification on the EC Stopping the Clock Memo for Operators

Aviation EU-ETS Update: Clarification on the EC “Stopping the Clock” Memo for Operators

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 […]

November 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Administering Aviation EU-ETS and the Future State of the Program

Administering Aviation EU-ETS and the Future State of the Program

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 […]

February 13, 2012 | 1 Comment More
EU-ETS for Aviation

EU-ETS for Business Aviation: Implementation, Costs, and Risks of Non-Compliance

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 […]

January 17, 2012 | 2 Comments More
EU-ETS for Business Aviation 101

EU-ETS 101: Introduction to EU-ETS for Business Aviation

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 […]

January 16, 2012 | 2 Comments More