UK Airline CEOs write to Scottish Parliament Committee Chair to emphasise support for Air Departure Tax reduction

  The Chief Executives of some of the UK’s largest airlines have re-emphasised their support for a 50% reduction in the Air Departure Tax in Scotland. In the same week that the Scottish Finance Minister, Derek Mackay MSP, appears in…

February 28, 2017

Airlines UK response to launch of consultations on airport development and airspace modernisation

Responding to the publication today of the Government’s draft Airports National Policy Statement along with a consultation on the modernisation of airspace, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the trade body for UK airlines, said: “We welcome today’s announcement and…

February 2, 2017

UK Airlines response to Government plans for airspace modernisation programme

Responding to the speech delivered this evening at the Airlines UK Annual Dinner by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, which set out plans for the “biggest programme of UK airspace modernisation in half a century”, Tim…

January 25, 2017