EBACE Report - 24 May 2022

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Executives Confident AAM Will Be Available in Next Few Years

EBACE2022: Executives Confident AAM Will Be Available in Next Few Years

Leaders from some of the world’s foremost advanced air mobility (AAM) developers are confident that battery technology advances will continue, regulatory hurdles will keep falling and consumer demand will be there for flights that shuttle people within and between cities. In some cases flights could be available in a handful of years. At a newsmakers luncheon panel moderated by award-winning veteran journalist Lisa Stark, the companies also expressed confidence that AAM and electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft would be as safe as commercial aviation. Read more about the EBACE2022 opening keynote.

Video: Sustainability Initiatives Take Center Stage at EBACE2022

Video: Sustainability Initiatives Highlighted at EBACE2022

The inaugural EBACE Business Aviation Sustainability Summit is taking place at the show, and industry leaders are examining business aviation’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions, increase the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and generally move toward a more environmentally friendly future. Melvyn Heard, from GE Aviation, said, “We want to make sure that customers understand we’ve tested [SAF] in our different engines and our airframe combinations, so the industry is ready to start using SAF today.” Learn more about the focus on sustainability at EBACE2022.


Bizav Operations Hampered by Ukraine War, EBAA Helps Members Manage Sanctions

Bizav Operations Hampered by Ukraine War, EBAA Helps Members Manage Sanctions

Russia’s war in Ukraine has hurt the aviation sector, not only in Ukraine proper, but for operators that previously did business in Russia or customarily flew over that country. Separately, economic sanctions imposed on Russia have resulted not only in a direct loss of business, but a spate of challenges related to aircraft with any ties to Russia. EBAA is trying to get the concerns of business aviation recognized under the differing sanctions schemes imposed by EU countries, said association COO Robert Baltus. Read more.


EBACE2022: Industry Is Strong Post-Pandemic, But Multiple Sustainability Challenges Remain

Video: Bombardier Unveils Plans for Global 8000 at EBACE2022

EBACE2022: Looking Toward Integrating AAM With Today’s Infrastructure

Electric Aviation Is on the Horizon, But Hurdles Remain

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23-25 May 2022
Palexpo and Geneva International Airport
Geneva, Switzerland


EBACE European Office
Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2-318-2800
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Washington, DC
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About EBACE: Scheduled to take place from 23 to 25 May, at Geneva’s Palexpo, with an aircraft display held at the adjacent Geneva International Airport, EBACE is the region’s largest show dedicated strictly to showcasing business aviation products and services to thousands of the region’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs and other purchase decision-makers. EBACE is jointly hosted each year by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the leading association for business aviation in Europe, and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), the leading voice for the business aviation industry in the United States.