Media Releases

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Consumers – not Heathrow shareholders – must stand to gain from expansion at the airport and passenger charges should remain at least at current levels.

Responding to the publication of the Transport Select Committee report on the Airports National Policy Statement, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “Airlines are pleased that the Committee has signalled its…

March 23, 2018

Airlines UK response to Brexit transitional agreement announcement

Responding to the announcement that political agreement on a transitional agreement between the UK and EU has been reached, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “UK airlines have long called for…

March 20, 2018

Cargo airline West Atlantic UK joins Airlines UK

West Atlantic UK – a trusted supplier of dedicated cargo aircraft solutions to the Express Parcel and Integrated logistics industry – has become the latest member of Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK-registered carriers. West Atlantic UK Limited…

March 8, 2018

Airlines UK statement on air services between the UK and US

Responding to recent press speculation about air services between the UK and US following Brexit, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “UK airlines fully expect that the UK and US Governments will…

March 6, 2018

Airlines UK response to Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit

Responding to the speech on Brexit delivered by the Prime Minister, in which she put on the table continued UK membership of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the association that represents UK-registered carriers,…

March 2, 2018

Keeping passenger charges at today’s levels is the only way for a new runway at Heathrow to be successfully built

Commenting on the publication of a 10-week public consultation on the latest expansion plans of Heathrow airport, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “Airlines have been consistent in their support for expansion at…

January 17, 2018

Vacancy – Senior Policy & Public Affairs Manager / Policy & Public Affairs Director (depending on experience)

Airlines UK (AUK) is looking for an experienced, motivated and hard-working Senior Policy & Public Affairs Manager / Policy & Public Affairs Director (based on experience) to join its team in London. The successful candidate will lead on policy campaigns…

January 2, 2018

Airlines UK response to CAA report on the introduction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the aviation industry

Responding to the publication of a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report on the introduction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the aviation industry, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “UK airlines work hard to ensure that…

December 27, 2017

“Delivering for the consumer is at the heart of an airline business” – Airlines respond to latest Civil Aviation Authority consumer survey

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Responding to the publication of the latest Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) consumer tracker which sets out consumer attitudes towards UK aviation, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the association that represents UK-registered carriers, said: “UK airlines work hard to…

December 18, 2017

Airlines UK response to the 2017 Autumn Budget: Treasury sleight of hand on Air Passenger Duty rates is no way to make Britain Brexit ready

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Responding to the announcement in the Budget that Air Passenger Duty rates will be frozen from 1 April 2019 for economy class passengers, to be paid for by an increase in the tax on premium class tickets, Tim Alderslade, Chief…

November 22, 2017