UK airlines – “welcome Brexit announcement gives passengers and cargo operators certainty and confidence that flights will continue”

Responding to the announcement made by the Department for Transport today confirming protection for flights in a no-deal Brexit scenario, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, said: “We welcome that the UK has confirmed its plans to allow flights…

March 7, 2019

Airlines UK response to provisional agreement between the Council and the European Parliament on air services connectivity

Responding to the news that the EU’s proposed Regulation on Air Services Connectivity has been provisionally agreed by the Council and European Parliament, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “We…

February 21, 2019

The demise of Flybmi shows why action is needed to cut Air Passenger Duty today

The collapse of regional carrier Flybmi demonstrates why Government must act urgently to grasp the nettle and finally address the UK’s sky high rates of Air Passenger Duty (APD), the tax paid by passengers on every flight departing a UK…

February 17, 2019