Media Releases

These are some of our recent media releases and comments. Email us if you want to be added to our media release distribution list.

BATA Reaction to EC ‘Stopping the Clock’ on Aviation in Emissions Trading Scheme

In response to the announcement today by the European Commission about the suspension of aspects of airline involvement in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, BATA has issued this statement.

November 12, 2012

BATA Submits Response to Government Consultation on Aviation Policy

BATA has today issued a press release to accompany the publication of its response to the Government’s consultation on an ‘Aviation Policy Framework’.

October 31, 2012

BATA Comment on Policy Exchange Aviation Report

Reaction from BATA to the publication of the aviation report by the think tank, Policy Exchange.

October 5, 2012

BATA Reaction To Creation Of An Independent Aviation Connectivity Commission

BATA has reacted to the formal announcement today by the Department for Transport about the creation of an ‘Independent Aviation Connectivity Commission’ to be headed by Sir Howard Davies.

September 7, 2012

Reaction to Parliamentary Report on APD and Aviation Policy

BATA has welcomed the report published today by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Aviation following the inquiry it has held into Aviation Policy and Air Passenger Duty.

August 29, 2012

BATA Reaction to Hunt Tourism Speech

The reaction of Simon Buck, BATA’s Chief Executive to the speech given today about “a post-Olympic tourism revolution”by Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, the Secretary of State of Culture, Media & Sport.

August 14, 2012

BATA Chief Executive to Speak At London Aviation Conference

Simon Buck, Chief Executive of BATA, will be speaking at ‘A New Aviation Policy: what does the UK really need? – a conference being held in London on 27th September.

August 7, 2012

Home Affairs Select Committee Report on ‘Work of the Border Force’: BATA Reaction

BATA’s reaction to today’s publication of the report by the Home Affairs Select Committee on the work of the Border Force is here.

July 26, 2012

Reaction to Rail Investment Announcement

BATA’s reaction to the announcement today (16th July) by the Government about plans for over £9 billion of public support for investment in rail infrastructure, having just delayed yet again any decision on increasing airport capacity.

July 16, 2012

BATA Comment on Publication of DfT Draft Aviation Policy Framework

BATA has issued this comment reacting to the publication by the DfT today of the draft aviation policy framework consultation.

July 12, 2012