The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) focuses on shaping the industry involving aircraft dealing to make sure that everything is being done ethically. The well-known association has made significant growth in the past two years regarding the number of attendees and members of the association. Continue reading to learn about this recent surge of success and more.
The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has grown in both size and effectiveness over the past 18 months. Now in its fourth year since rebranding as an international organization in 2018, IADA has reached new heights in overall membership.
Spurred on by attractive programs and its members’ professionalism in an erratic airplane marketplace, during the past 18 months IADA has added an international OEM and signed up six new IADA-Accredited dealer members and 21 Verified Products and Services members. IADA’s roster now includes seven OEMs, 50 dealers, and 76 Products and Services members.
“Clearly, IADA’s fundamental insistence on a strict Code of Ethics and the organization’s exclusive and sophisticated AircraftExchange, our online marketplace, have been strong catalysts for the growth of the organization and our effectiveness,” said IADA Executive Director Wayne Starling. “In addition, our accreditation and certification processes, regulatory processes and the IADA Foundation, all have also greatly contributed to the organization’s growth and industry presence,” he added.
Formed more than 30 years ago, IADA promotes growth and public understanding of the aircraft resale industry. The organization offers the world’s only ethics-based accreditation program for dealers and the only certification program for individual brokers. IADA’s Products and Services members undergo and pass a rigorous verification process that ensures ethical compliance and professional expertise.Strong OEM Representation
With the addition in 2021 of Airbus Corporate Jets as an OEM member of IADA, there are now seven OEMs participating in the activities of the organization. The other OEMs include Bombardier, Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., Embraer Executive Jets, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Honda Aircraft Company and Textron Aviation.
IADA’s roster of accredited dealers reads like a Who’s Who of leading business aircraft transaction experts, with experience throughout the world. They employ certified aircraft brokers located across North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia.