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Webinar #1 February 16, 2021
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14:30 - 14:40
Opening remarks 
Session 1:
Opening remarks by EBAA Secretary-General, Athar Husain Khan, and EBAA Chief Operations Officer, Robert Baltus
14:40 - 16:00

State of play: Airports & FBOs

Session 2:

What have been the consequences of COVID-19 for Business aviation and more importantly, what will be the challenges and opportunities going forward? Get unique insights on current and future market conditions for ground and flight operations.

Moderator:   Robert Baltus, COO, EBAA


  • Claire Leleu, STATFOR Forecasting Manager - EUROCONTROL
  • Arthur Thomas, Market & Business Intelligence Senior Manager, EBAA
  • Richard Koe, Managing Director - Wingx
  • Abdul Charafeddin, Vice-President Sales, UAS International Trip Support

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Webinar #2 February 23, 2021
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Session 3:

2021 will be a challenging year for Business aviation. 

COVID-19 has left Business aviation in a vulnerable state and Brexit is creating additional burdens for operators, FBO's and flight planners alike. Finally, the EASA ground handling legislation will soon be published, requiring extra attention for implementers.

Join us and learn the latest on all these issues that impact your daily operations. Make sure you are ready to attend this panel to share best practices, tips and tricks as well as the ability to ask questions to your peers about what is affecting your operations.

Moderator:   Robert Baltus, Chief Operations Officer - EBAA


  • Iryna Tissot, Business Aviation Manager - VINCI Airports
  • Francesco Gaetani, Air Operations Implementation Section Manager - EASA 
  • Marc Pieters, Associate Business Partner - Râ Consulting
  • Simon Shinn, Head of Operations Regulatory and Technical Support, Netjets

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Webinar #3 March 2, 2021
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14:30 - 16:00

SMS in ground handling: are you ready?

Session 4:

The biggest risk in Business aviation operations is on the ground and not in the air. How can FBO's and operators ensure that this known risk is mitigated through using the right tools, training, and procedures?

An SMS for ground handling operations is more than just legislative compliance and arguably less complex than you might think. Find out how a properly deployed Safety Management System (SMS) in-ground operations can increase your safety results, but also increase your efficiency by providing you with leading operational practices.

Moderator:   Terry Yeomans, IS-BAH Program Director - IBAC


  • Joseph Azzaz, Director - Aéroport du Golfe de Saint-Tropez
  • Romain Papy, FBO General Manager, Dassault Falcon Service
  • Kerry Besgrove, Operations Director, Harrods Aviation Limited
  • Michal Pazourek, Director of Ground Operations, ABS Jets

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Webinar #4 March 9, 2021
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Session 5:

EUROCONTROL has been successfully managing the European Air Traffic network for years and remains the Network Manager (NM) for the period 2020-2029. This function has been particularly of great value to Business aviation flight planners to ensure the level of airspace capacity matches the level of traffic demand during the whole recovery phase. 

EUROCONTROL can do even more to support in the planning and operation of your daily flights. In this webinar, you will discover the various best practices and flight routing enhancements that EUROCONTROL can offer, and be able to provide feedback on your specific airspace planning and routing needs.

Moderator:   Vanessa Rullier, ATM and Special Projects Senior Manager - EBAA


  • Giovanni Lenti, Head of Network Manager Operations Center, EUROCONTROL 
  • Boris Radovanovic, Airspace Design, EUROCONTROL
  • Andy Woolin, Flight Planning Domain Manager, EUROCONTROL
  • Tony Leggat, Airport Division, EUROCONTROL 

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