Jet Aviation Achieves IS-BAH Standard Registrations

Jet Aviation’s eight FBOs in the U.S. are now qualified for Stage 1 registration to the IS-BAH Standard (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling), joining the company’s 13 FBOs in EMEA and Asia.

David Paddock, senior vice president and general manager, Regional Operations USA, says this achievement demonstrates Jet Aviation’s dedication to ensuring that all customers receive the maximum level of safe and secure ground-handling services at each of its FBOs (fixed base operation). “Ever since the IS-BAH program was launched, our FBO teams across the U.S. have been working to ensure that all of our processes meet IS-BAH standards,” Paddock says. “Completing Stage 1 certifications in the U.S., which complements our certifications throughout EMEA and Asia, demonstrates Jet Aviation’s commitment to serving our customers—no matter where they are.”

Jet Aviation’s FBO facilities in EMEA and Asia are located in:

  • Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland
  • Berlin (SCF and TXL), Dusseldorf and Munich, Germany
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Dubai (DXB and DWC), United Arab Emirates
  • Jeddah, Medina and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore

In the U.S., Jet Aviation’s FBOs are located in:

  • Washington Dulles, VA
  • Teterboro, NJ
  • Bedford, MA
  • Palm Beach, FL
  • Dallas and Houston, TX
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Van Nuys, CA

IS-BAH is a joint program between IBAC and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) represents the interests of business aviation worldwide. IBAC is a non-profit international trade association with permanent observer status at the International Civil Aviation Organization, the UN Specialized Agency for aviation matters, in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit:

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was founded in Basel, Switzerland, in 1967 and meets client needs from some 30 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter and staffing services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly manage a fleet of more than 300 aircraft.

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