Mentair is now offering IS-BAH audits with accredited Auditors. The International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers.
Mentair’s Executive Partner Sharon Grey said, “The Safety Management System (SMS) is at the heart of the IS-BAH Standard. We’ve been performing IS-BAO audits for a number of years now which also features an SMS as part of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). The IS-BAH is named as the global industry standard for handlers and operators around the world to meet the coming SMS requirements from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).”
Mentair offers audit services with dual qualified auditors for both IS-BAH and IS-BAO. Fixed Based Operators who offer diverse services to include handling business aircraft will benefit from this best practice standard.
IS-BAH audits performed by Mentair will provide a value added benefit to Fixed Base Operators and Handling Agents as an effective method to excel beyond basic industry practices and regulatory requirements. The company has also added SMS training for Fixed Based Operators and Maintenance Repair Stations (MROs) in response to the increasing number of organizations implementing new or enhanced risk management programs.
Ms. Grey indicated that many of Mentair’s clients who are Part 91 and 135 operators, now look for the FBOs and ground handling services that are IS-BAH registered. Particularly when operating to international destinations.
She said, “Clients are looking for consistency with service, safe practices and appreciate the fact that these FBOs are conforming to the same SMS principles and risk management processes they operate by themselves.”
Mentair Group is an international consulting company that offers a strong portfolio of aviation consulting services for all types of fixed wing aircraft, helicopter operations, repair stations and ground operations. The company has a network of exceptionally qualified aviation professionals and has resources to provide clients with a variety of services for charter, business and commercial aviation to include Fixed Based Operations, Maintenance Repair Stations (MROs) and Ground Handling Services.
Mentair also offers Auditor, Root Cause / Risk Assessment and SMS Training. Mentair’s services provides clients with opportunities for process improvements and collaboration to develop methods to sustain benchmark status for their operation.