IBA Group Establishes Presence in Tokyo

London / Dublin / Tokyo – Wednesday 22nd May 2019: IBA Group, the specialist aviation consultancy, has established a representation in Tokyo, Japan.  The move is a further example of IBA’s ongoing commitment and growing presence in Asia Pacific, and an example of the continued popularity and demand for aviation investment in the region.  IBA’s main services include aviation data, appraisals, asset management and advisory.

New investor and management changes herald a new era for the International Bureau of Aviation

London, 22nd June 2015: The International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) has today announced a new investor in the business following the retirement of Laurie Hatcher, Chairman and Founder of the Company.  The new IBA shareholder, Hockley Investments Limited, will be a long term partner supporting future growth and development of the business.  IBA proudly retains their full independence from all manufacturers, lessors, banks and airlines, ensuring that their specialist consulting services continue to be provided without any conflict of interests.

IBA’s online tool ‘JetData’ delivers insight to the aviation industry’s stakeholders

London, 27th May 2015: According to the International Bureau of Aviation (IBA), deals within the aviation industry are now subjected to even greater scrutiny to safeguard the interests of investors and owners. It has become a data intensive environment to satisfy the stringent reviews of credit committees and other risk analysts’ teams. Understandably so, considering the money invested in aircraft transactions and throughout every aircraft’s economic life.

IBA Group welcomes the Pilatus PC-24, but cautions on future trading values of aircraft used on dirt strips.

EBACE, Switzerland, 18th May 2015: When the International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) attended the EBACE conference back in May 2013, we were impressed by the technical details of the Pilatus PC-24.  Here was a business jet aircraft that would have all the benefits of its competitors’ products, yet also be able to fly from unprepared strips that are usually the preserve of propeller driven aircraft. 

IBA is awarded CAMO approval for ATR 72, Gulfstream G450, G550 and the new G650 – it is the first stand-alone UK company to obtain this approval

London, November 24th 2014: International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded EASA Part M, subpart G, CAMO approval with the addition of the ATR 72, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650. IBA are particularly proud to have been awarded the Gulfstream G650 as this is a new and exciting aircraft type and IBA is the first stand-alone UK company (other than Gulfstream Luton) to achieve this approval.

IBA says Boeing forecast for new aircraft in China is too “conservative”

Beijing, China – 9th September 2014: In light of Boeing’s recent announcement, which sees them increase their prediction for new aircraft deliveries to China over the next 20 years, the International Bureau of Aviation’s Beijing office believes this figure to be too conservative and expects it to be significantly above the 6,000 new aircraft forecast.

IBA Group Expands its Team in line with Asset Management Growth

The International Bureau of Aviation (IBA Group) has announced a number of new personnel to manage the surge in demand for its expert Asset Management Services.

Ken Sewell Joins IBA

Ken Sewell has joined the International Bureau of Aviation as Head of Aircraft Transactions. He will be responsible for aircraft remarketing and associated transaction management across IBA’s growing managed portfolio as well as seeking new business opportunities worldwide.

With new market predictions showing a rise of nearly 25% in MRO expenditure, the International Bureau of Aviation introduces a Maintenance Cost Benchmarking service

The International Bureau of Aviation (IBA Group) estimates that aircraft maintenance expenditure has decreased by 15-20% in the past five years. Attributing this reduction to the economic downturn and lower utilisation, airlines have been forced to assess their expenditure, rationalise their fleets and ground older aircraft. 

International Bureau of Aviation Discusses the Emerging Market Outlook in China

“New single aisle aircraft deliveries to China will remain at more than 150 per year for next five years and more than 80% of expiring leases will be renewed” states David Yu, International Bureau of Aviation.