Press Release

IFBOA announces partnership with ARGUS International, Inc.

January 30, 2014

ARGUS partners with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association to provide valuable offerings to its membership

Cincinnati, OH, December 19, 2013 ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) that will enable its membership to receive special pricing on the industry leading TRAQPak FBO tool and brand new Safety Management Systems (SMS) for MRO and FBO Course.

TRAQPAk FBO is an Aircraft Activity Analysis and Market Intelligence reporting tool used by FBOs, fuel providers and other aviation service providers to analyze the current real time and historical trends of aircraft activity, and to make better and more efficient planning decisions. The SMS for MRO and FBO course provides the necessary theory and practical knowledge required to implement SMS in Aviation Maintenance organizations such as 14 CFR Part 145 Repair Stations, Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) or other non-certificated companies employing groups of Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics.

IFBOA serves all types of General Aviation businesses; from charter operators, full service repair facilities, airports, and everything in between. They provide industry information, training and exclusive IFBOA membership benefits. As an important organization within the aviation community, we are pleased to work with IFBOA to offer their membership discounted rates for some of our world-class tools and training, said Joe Moeggenberg, President & CEO, ARGUS International, Inc. IFBOA has proven that it continuously looks for opportunities that will help FBOs thrive. This partnership is a testament to their advocacy.

When describing the new relationship, John Wraga, Jr., Executive Director, IFBOA, stated, "The IFBOA is deeply committed to providing our members with the best tools and resources to succeed. ARGUS sets the standard for the services they provide. This is truly a perfect partnership and a great benefit to our membership."

To learn more about this partnership, TRAQPak FBO or training courses, visit www.argus.aero.


The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) was created in 2006 to give independent FBOs the resources and buying power needed to compete in a marketplace increasingly dominated by larger organizations.

Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, IFBOA offers a wide range of services to its membership, including training, insurance, marketing assistance, and on-going consultation for financial and operational growth.

In addition to FBOs, IFBOA also counts among its members many other independent aviation businesses including: flight schools, repair stations, charter companies, airport owners, aircraft sales organizations, and aircraft management companies.


ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) is a specialized aviation services company with global expertise whose mission is to provide the aviation marketplace with the information needed to make informed decisions and manage risk. ARGUS services include the CHEQ proprietary charter operator rating and due diligence program, TRAQPak market intelligence data and research services, and aviation consulting. ARGUS subsidiaries include ARGUS PROS, the leading provider of on-site safety audits and PRISM.

Founded in 1995, ARGUS is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and actively engaged with business activities in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, South America, the Middle East and Africa.

Contact Info

Justin Roberts, ARGUS International, Marketing Manager | Phone: +1-513-852-1021 | Email: justin.roberts@argus.aero


The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association is dedicated to the long term vitality and success of its members
through collaborative endeavors, knowledge sharing, and best practices standardization on a global scale.

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