Joby first AAM firm with IS-BAO registration


Joby Aviation has become the first AAM company to achieve the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operators (IS-BAO) registration. 

Accredited by the the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) the standard highlights Joby’s  “commitment to safety”. As a globally recognised voluntary safety standard, IS-BAO challenges operators to review, compare and improve safety-related policies, processes, and procedures.

Kurt Edwards, IBAC Director General said: “Joby Aviation is a leader in advanced air mobility. We congratulate them on achieving Stage 1 IS-BAO and look forward to working with them and others in this evolving aviation segment to demonstrate excellence in safety and continuous improvement.”

Joby has been an active member of the IS-BAO AAM working group, according to Andrew Karas, director IS-BAO Programme. “It’s exciting to see Joby make this commitment to safety in their operation from the start. They have been active in our IS-BAO AAM working group and contributed to the adaptation process of the standard to this new sector. Our team has enjoyed working with the Joby safety team and admire their hard work and professionalism.”

Bonny Simi, head of Air Operations and people at Joby Aviation, added: “Achieving this milestone is an important step towards developing our operational muscle and we’re grateful to the team at IBAC for their leadership in this space.”