Tag: risk mitigation

BizAv Security Planning for the 2016 Brazil Game – Part 2: Security Briefs and Executive Protection

BizAv Security Planning for the 2016 Brazil Game – Part 2: Security Briefs and Executive Protection

Effectively mitigating security risks for travel to the 2016 Brazil Summer Games (August 5-September 18) involves recognizing potential risks and threats well prior to day of operation. It’s suggested that operators undertake rigorous assessments of what passengers and crew will be…

July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Security Planning for the 2016 Brazil Summer Games – Part 1: Risk Assessment

BizAv Security Planning for the 2016 Brazil Summer Games – Part 1: Risk Assessment

Security threat awareness and risk mitigation must be top of mind awareness for general aviation (GA) operators traveling to the 2016 Brazil Summer Games (August 5-September 18). Rio de Janeiro is well known for petty and violent crime, as well as criminal gang activity, while other Summer Games venues in Brazil also have their associated risks…






June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Security Threat Assessments for Business Aviation – Part 2: Categories of Assessments

Security Threat Assessments for Business Aviation – Part 2: Categories of Assessments

There are various types of security assessments available for business aircraft operators. These range from basic country assessments to highly individualized local area assessments to assessments covering overflight, routings, and potential alternate airports. There are generally four categories […]






March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Security Threat Assessments for Business Aviation – Part 1: General Tips

Security Threat Assessments for Business Aviation – Part 1: General Tips

We all understand the value of security awareness and the need to try to avoid potential security issues. There are, however, areas of security planning/awareness that we all tend to overlook from time to time. Particularly when conducting business aircraft operations to moderate or high risk areas […]






March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Security Planning for Business Aviation Travel – Part 2: Vetting and Arranging for Security

Security Planning for Business Aviation Travel – Part 2: Vetting and Arranging for Security

There’s no standard for airport security within the international operating arena. Each airport differs in terms of security infrastructure and procedures. Airport security, including secure parking options, also varies by the type of operation – commercial or General Aviation (GA) […]






July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Security Planning for Business Aviation Travel – Part 1: Pre-Planning

Security Planning for Business Aviation Travel – Part 1: Pre-Planning

To reduce risk and improve the success of your international trips, it is recommended for business aircraft operators to order security intelligence reports for international destinations they’ve not been to before or have not visited in more than 60 days. There are different types of reports […]






July 2, 2014 | 2 Comments More
5 (More) Tips for Mitigating Risk when Operating to Volatile Areas – Part 2 of 2

5 (More) Tips for Mitigating Risk when Operating to Volatile Areas – Part 2 of 2

This business aviation blog post is the second part of a series on mitigating risk when operating to volatile areas and continues from our previous post. Advance preparation is the key consideration when operating to volatile areas. In Part 1 of this series, we covered issues facing business jet operators when planning trips to volatile […]

June 19, 2012 | 3 Comments More
Mitigating Risk when Operating to Volatile Areas - Part 1 of 2

Mitigating Risk when Operating to Volatile Areas – Part 1 of 2

This business aviation blog post is the first part of a series on mitigating risk when operating to volatile areas. Certain areas of the world are more volatile environments compared to others for business-aviation operations. Risks can include war, terrorism, frequent kidnappings, or potentially more localized issues such as strikes and local civil unrest. Whenever […]

June 12, 2012 | 4 Comments More