Economic Impact Of Business Aviation In Europe

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Business Aviation Flushes € 85 Billion Into EU Economy

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Business aviation brings high economic impact and critical value to companies, citizens and communities around the world. It’s a specialized, secure, time-efficient mode of transportation, as well as a dynamic sector providing highly-skilled jobs and revenue to the economy. And it continues to be a growing market in the EU. That’s why it’s more important than ever to be a part of the industry’s premier event in Europe – the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2018).

Here are some facts about European Business Aviation:

  • Accounts for over €85 billion to the European economy
  • Employs more than 370,000 people across Europe
  • There are 3,500+ business aircraft based in Europe
  • Business aviation flight departures from Europe saw a +6% growth through 2017
  • And already in 2018, we have seen growth similar to the record traffic levels in 2007

*Source: EBAA

Business aviation is a flexible, easily adaptable and essential sector to the European economy. Join 13,000 attendees at EBACE2018 in Geneva’s magnificent Palexpo, to meet with aviation leaders, learn more about the industry to see if it’s the right fit for your organization, and get business done for the year ahead with over 400 vendors and suppliers.

As a proud Media Partner of EBAA-BACE we look forward to reporting from Geneva this year. If your aviation business is interested in sponsoring our editorial coverage from the event, please reach out via Email

EBAA’s mission is to to enable responsible, sustainable growth for business aviation, enhancing connectivity and creating opportunities. Today EBAA counts over 650 Members from across the industry and represents a fleet of over 1000 aircraft. The Association is a founding Member of the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), through which Members’ interests are represented at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). EBAA deals with challenging issues such as the Single European Sky, environmental issues including Emission Trading, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) rulemaking process including Fees and Charges, Security and Access to Airports and Airspace. National Associations that are Full Members of EBAA include: BBGA (British and General Aviation Association), EBAA France, SBAA (Swiss Business Aviation Association), GBAA (German Business Aviation Association), IBAA (Italian Business Aviation Association), MBAA (Malta Business Aviation Association) and RUBAA (Russian United Business Aviation Association)

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