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GAMA Mourns Passing of Athar Husain Khan

GAMA NEWS 23-10 For Immediate Release: Mar 27, 2023

Mar 27, 2023
Contact: Andre Castro


GAMA Mourns Passing of Athar Husain Khan

BRUSSELS, Belgium – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Athar Husain Khan, Secretary-General of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA):

“Athar Husain Khan was a champion and strong advocate for European business aviation. His knowledge, expertise and savviness of the global aviation industry will be greatly missed. Athar was a good friend and was well known for his hard work, passion and dedication to fostering and advancing a healthy and robust ecosystem for our industry to flourish. His steadfast leadership and compelling voice for business aviation will forever be remembered. On behalf of the entire GAMA team and our member companies, I send our heartfelt condolences to Athar’s family, friends, colleagues and the team at EBAA." 

EBAA has opened a memorial page for those who wish to share their memories or express condolences. View the memorial page at



GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA's members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA's website at


Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.