Aviation Logistics Network
Established in 2006, the Aviation Logistics Network (ALN) is an independent association of logistics service providers, all of which specialise in the transportation of time-critical freight for the aerospace industry.
As the ALN’s dedicated air charter supplier, Chapman Freeborn provides partners with 24-hour solutions to AOG situations worldwide – including cargo charters for the delivery of engines and space parts, and on board courier (OBC) services for small shipments.
Chapman Freeborn is a member of the British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) – a UK trade group representing the interests of its member companies and their overseas affiliates at local, national, European and international levels; supporting and promoting the growth and well-being of business and general aviation.
Members of the BBGA embrace a wide ranging membership of British businesses active in aircraft operations, aviation services, and the essential services that facilitate those activities.
Chapman Freeborn is a member of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). Founded in 1977, EBAA’s mission is to enable responsible, sustainable growth for business aviation, enhancing connectivity and creating opportunities.
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).
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As a specialist in private jet travel worldwide, Chapman Freeborn is proud to be an associate member of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).
For more than 65 years, the business aviation community has looked to NBAA as its leader in enhancing safety and security, shaping public policy, providing world-renowned industry events and advancing the business aviation goals of more than 10,000 member companies worldwide.
The Air Charter Association
Founded in 1949, the Air Charter Association (ACA) is a leading association focussed on the role of the air charter broker in the aviation market. AACA’s goal is to raise and maintain standards of conduct in the air charter market, and to promote integrity and ethical business practices.
Chapman Freeborn has been an active member of AACA since 1985. The association now numbers over 200 members, including air charter brokers, charter airlines, airports and FBOs, business aircraft operators, consultants and many others.
Chapman Freeborn has been an active member of the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) since 2006. The trade body promotes, supports, informs, and connects every element of the global air cargo supply chain.
TIACA represents all the major segments of the air cargo and air logistics industry – combination and all-cargo airlines, forwarders, airports, ground handlers, road carriers, customs brokers, logistics companies, shippers, IT companies, aircraft and equipment manufacturers, trade press, and educational institutions.
Formed in 1973, the WACO System is an exclusive global freight network for independent forwarders. The group currently includes 112 independent forwarders in 109 countries and holds two meetings a year, facilitating hundreds of bilateral meetings for members to network and grow business.
Chapman Freeborn was the first charter company to obtain associate vendor membership and provides WACO members with worldwide cargo charter solutions and on board courier (OBC) services for small shipments.