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.

BAA Begg Review into Winter Weather Resilience – BATA Comment

Comment on BAA Winter Resilience Report

April 28, 2011

UK Aviation Policy Consultation Launched – BATA Comment

Comment on Launch of UK Aviation Policy Consultation

April 28, 2011

Response to Comments by Treasury Minister on Aviation Taxation

Response to Comments by Treasury Minister on Aviation Taxation

April 28, 2011

Response to European Commission Proposed Revisions to Airline Passenger Legislation

BATA Comment on Commission’s Proposed Revisions to Airline Passenger Legislation

April 28, 2011

Air Travel Tax Soars By 16% While Passenger Numbers Dip to Lowest For Seven Years

Air travel tax soars by 16% while air passenger numbers dip to lowest for seven years

April 28, 2011

Sustainable Aviation Progress Report 2011 Published

Commitment to Sustainable Aviation Remains Strong, Despite Economic Challenges to the Industry

March 25, 2011

BATA Comment on Economic Growth Speech by Prime Minister

Simon Buck, Chief Executive of BATA, commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech about economic growth

March 3, 2011

‘Fair Tax on Flying’ Campaign Launched Today

The British Air Transport Association (BATA) supports the ‘Fair Tax on Flying’ campaign, an alliance of more than 25 airlines, airports, tour operators, destinations and trade associations who have today announced they are uniting to call on the Government to make aviation taxation in the UK fairer.

March 3, 2011

Comment about Parliamentary Questions to Treasury Regarding APD and Premium Economy Seats

Comment on APD & Premium Economy Parliamentary Questions, in response to two written Parliamentary Questions to the Treasury answered yesterday on the issue of Air Passenger Duty (APD) and premium economy seats

January 27, 2011

Comment on Aviation Report from Mayor of London – January 2011

Comment on Aviation Report from Mayor of London, January 2011

January 18, 2011