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16th March 2020
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak – information for members
Please see below a number of information sources you might find useful with regards to travel restrictions and advice about Coronavirus / COVID-19.
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA)
UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Industry Event Cancellation and Postponement
EBAA’s Press Release regarding the cancellation of EBACE 2020
The Air Charter Association – Spring Lunch Postponement
The Air Charter Association – Broker Qualification Level 2, Postponement
Cancellation of Private Air Charter Flights
Understandably, we have received a number of queries from members regarding cancellation of flights due to COVID-19.
There are no hard and fast rules and it would be impractical for us to attempt to impose or implement a “one size fits all” policy.
However, our best advice is to keep the lines of communication between the operator, broker and end user client open. Ensure that ALL parties in the charter transaction are aware of the terms of booking and / or cancellation, BEFORE the booking is made and that brokers mirror the terms of their supplier, to their customer.
Under the exceptional circumstances we are all facing, we urge our members and industry colleagues to work together in order to find a workable solution to all, at this challenging time we are all facing.