Airlines UK is the
trade body for UK
registered airlines.

March 2nd, 2021

Vacancy: Airlines UK – Public Affairs & Policy Executive / Manager (Depending upon experience)

Airlines UK (AUK) is looking for a motivated and hard-working Public Affairs & Policy Executive / Manager (based on experience) to join its team virtually, and subsequently in London. The successful candidate will assist with policy campaigns and help to formulate AUK policy on behalf of airline members, and work with colleagues in advocating our […] Read More 

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February 22nd, 2021

UK airlines respond to Government announcement on opening up of international travel

Responding to the announcement by the Government on the opening up of international travel later this year, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association representing UK-registered carriers, said: “We’re grateful to the Prime Minister and Department for Transport for providing the clarity the whole sector was looking for that international travel can […] Read More 

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February 18th, 2021

UK-based airline CEOs unite to call for Government aviation recovery roadmap announcement

  Aviation must be included in Prime Minister’s 22 February roadmap speech alongside other sectors say CEOs Airlines write to Prime Minister proposing a risk-based approach to reopen travel safely with a progressive removal of restrictions as vaccination levels increase in the UK Sectoral economic support for UK aviation required to bridge to the recovery […] Read More 

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February 9th, 2021

UK airlines & airports respond to latest travel restrictions announcement

Responding to the announcement of further restrictions being put in place for international arrivals into the UK, Karen Dee, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, the trade association for UK airports and Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association representing UK-registered carriers, said: “Whilst public health must come first, this latest […] Read More 

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January 27th, 2021

Airline CEO letter to the Prime Minister calling on urgent extra support and roadmap out of crisis

UK airline CEOs and tourism leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgency support to aid the sector through the Covid-19 crisis, and roadmap towards lifting restrictions when safe to do so. Read More 

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January 25th, 2021

UK airlines & airports respond to hotel quarantine speculation

Responding to speculation about further restrictions being put in place for international arrivals into the UK, Karen Dee, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, the trade association for UK airports and Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association representing UK-registered carriers, said: “Less than two weeks ago the UK introduced some […] Read More 

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Our Statistics

Together, our members employ 76,000 people, carry 144 million passengers and 1 million tonnes of cargo.

Direct contribution to GDP is £5.2 billion.

Air transport supports 1.56 million UK jobs.

Over the past 30 years the cost of air travel has fallen by around 30%.