Media Releases

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Airlines UK comment on the new regime for night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s decision on the new regime for night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry body representing UK-registered carriers, said: “Airlines – and manufacturers –…

July 13, 2017

Airlines UK Chairman speaks at The Aviation Reception

Jane Middleton, Chairman of Airlines UK, addressed the Aviation Reception hosted in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 11th July. The event was supported by Airlines UK, ABTA, AOA, Bar-UK, IATA and Sustainable Aviation. Jane’s speech can be found below. “On behalf…

July 12, 2017

UK airlines respond to Heathrow Airport congestion charge proposal

Commenting on proposals put forward for a congestion charge to be levied on some air passengers driving to Heathrow airport, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry body representing UK-registered carriers, said: “Notwithstanding the fact that much of…

July 7, 2017

Airlines UK responds to the Air Departure Tax Bill being passed by the Scottish Parliament

Responding to the passing of the final stage and approval of the Air Departure Tax (ADT) Bill in the Scottish Parliament today, a spokesperson for Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK airlines, said: “The Air Departure Tax Bill…

June 20, 2017

New office address

As of 23rd May Airlines UK – the association of UK airlines, will have a new address. Please direct all future correspondence and invoices to the address below. Airlines UK, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL Our new direct number will be: 0203 709…

May 22, 2017

UK airlines are responding to the carbon challenge and can deliver growth in aviation through reduced levels of ADT

  With the Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee today considering the Air Departure Tax Bill at Stage 2, Airlines UK, the industry association that represents UK-registered carriers, repeats its support for a reduction in ADT and highlights the commitment…

May 17, 2017

UK airlines set out manifesto asks for new Parliament

Airlines UK, the industry association that represents UK-registered carriers, has set out a number of manifesto ‘asks’ ahead of the General Election in June, with Brexit, taxation and airport capacity at the top of its list of priorities. A number…

May 3, 2017

Airlines UK respond to Article 50 announcement

Responding to the announcement by the Prime Minister that she has today invoked Article 50, paving the way for the UK to withdraw from the European Union, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry body representing UK-registered airlines,…

March 29, 2017

Norwegian UK joins Airlines UK

The UK subsidiary of low-cost airline Norwegian has become the latest member of Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK-registered carriers. Norwegian is the third largest low-cost airline in Europe with 30 million annual passengers. The UK is playing…

March 28, 2017

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