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Airlines UK acts as a collective voice for the UK airline industry in the media, issuing comments and press releases, as well as providing spokespeople and meeting interview requests.

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 […]

March 2nd, 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 […]

February 22nd, 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 […]

February 18th, 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 […]

February 9th, 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.

Airlines CEO letter to the PM 26.1.21

January 27th, 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 […]

January 25th, 2021

Aviation and Aerospace Call For Recovery Plan Following New Travel Ban

The UK’s Aviation and Aerospace industries will need a package of sectoral support measures to protect companies from the threat to their survival posed by the Covid-19 crisis, after tough new restrictions were imposed on travel. We recognise the UK Government’s need to act in the face of a public health emergency. However, following the […]

January 20th, 2021

UK airlines respond to Government announcement on the removal of remaining travel corridors

“Travel corridors were a lifeline for the industry last summer and the Government were right to bring them in when they did. But things change and there’s no doubting this is a serious health emergency and Ministers need to act to keep borders safe and the public protected. We therefore support this latest measure, on […]

January 15th, 2021

UK airlines respond to Government announcement on pre-departure testing for arrivals beginning this Friday

Responding to the announcement by the Government that air passengers, from 4am on Friday, will be required to take a Covid test before travelling back to the UK, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association representing UK-registered carriers, said: “This is a national health emergency and Ministers need to act to keep […]

January 12th, 2021

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