International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) Accepts Advanced Aircrew Academy’s SMS for Safety Mangers Online Training Module for Accreditation


The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has accepted Advanced Aircrew Academy’s new Safety Management Systems (SMS) for Safety Manager online training module for accreditation.

Advanced Aircrew Academy’s SMS for Safety Managers eLearning module is organized around the four core elements of SMS: Policy, Risk Management, Assurance, and Promotion. The SMS module provides web links, background, references, and example scenarios of an effective SMS in action.

The International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Audit Procedures Manuals require that IS BAO/IS BAH auditors complete an SMS training course acceptable to IBAC. Advanced Aircrew Academy’s eLearning module has been accredited by IBAC to meet that training requirement. also has versions of the SMS eLearning module for pilots, mechanics, flight/cabin attendants, scheduler/dispatchers, line service techs, and office personnel. The SMS training module can be customized to the operator’s SMS, detailing company specific hazard reporting procedures and risk management polices/procedures.

About Advanced Aircrew Academy

Advanced Aircrew Academy enables flight operations to fulfill their flight department training needs in the most efficient and affordable way–in any location at any time. We do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, flight coordinator, maintenance, and line service modules delivered via the web using a world-class online aviation training system. For more information on Advanced Aircrew Academy’s customized web-based training, visit

About IBAC

IBAC represents the interests of business aviation worldwide. IBAC is a non-profit international trade association with permanent observer status at the International Civil Aviation Organization, the UN Specialized Agency for aviation matters, in Montreal, Canada.


With nearly 800 registered operators worldwide, IS-BAOTM is a global, voluntary code of best practice with a safety management system (SMS) at its core. Tailored specifically for business aircraft operators, it is built upon and consistent with the standards and recommended practices of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).