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 Comment on UK Government Tourism Policy

Simon Buck, Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association (BATA), responding to today’s publication of the Government’s Tourism Policy

April 28, 2011

APD Announcement in Budget: BATA Response

Comment on APD Announcement In Budget: Simon Buck, Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association, in response to today’s Budget Statement by the Chancellor

April 28, 2011

BATA Comment on CBI Budget Submission

Simon Buck, Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association (BATA), responding to the CBI’s Budget 2011 submission, which argues that “further hikes in APD must not take place”

April 28, 2011

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