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Media Centre

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.

Time to apply common sense to airside drinking for sake of passenger safety

Responding to the Government consultation on the introduction of airside licensing at UK airports, which closes today, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “Whilst airlines do not want to stop passengers enjoying a pint or glass of wine at the start of their holiday the […]

February 1st, 2019

Airlines UK Annual Dinner – speech delivered by Chairman Jane Middleton

Minister, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 2019 Airlines UK Annual Dinner. For those of you who I have not yet met I’m Jane Middleton, Chairman of Airlines UK. I would like to start this evening by thanking Thales UK and CargoLogicAir for sponsoring our event and making this evening possible. Late last year we […]

January 31st, 2019

UK airlines – welcome clarity from European Commission that flights will continue under ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario

Commenting on the European Commission publishing guidance today confirming that flights between the UK and EU would continue in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “This is yet further clarity that flights will continue between the UK […]

December 19th, 2018

UK airlines respond to Aviation Strategy Green Paper – “we need a strategy that gives a clear statement in favour of growth and delivering additional capacity where it is needed”

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s Aviation Strategy Green Paper, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “We welcome the next stage in the Government’s Aviation Strategy. Airlines look forward to continuing to work with Ministers to create a strategy that helps to deliver sustainable […]

December 17th, 2018

UK airlines respond to proposed consumer measures from the Government’s aviation strategy consultation

Commenting on the first proposed measures from the Government’s upcoming aviation strategy consultation, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “Delivering for the consumer is at the heart of an airline business. UK airlines operate in one of the most competitive sectors in the world, and […]

December 7th, 2018

UK airlines – Brexit deal “represents a path which can provide certainty and confidence for airlines, passengers and businesses alike

Commenting on the Brexit deal between the UK Government and EU Commission and its implications for aviation and air travel, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry association that represents 13 UK carriers, said: “For UK aviation a withdrawal agreement is clearly in the interests of both the UK and Europe and so […]

December 5th, 2018

Airlines & airports welcome clarity from European Commission that flights would continue under ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario

Commenting on the European Commission publishing guidance confirming that flights between the UK and EU would continue in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, and Karen Dee, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, said: “We welcome that the European Commission has joined the UK Government […]

November 14th, 2018

Airside licensing needed at airports to curb rising disruptive passenger incidents

Organisations from across the aviation and tourism sectors have come together to call for the Government to amend the Licensing Act so that it in future applies to bars, pubs, restaurants and retail outlets selling alcohol airside at airports, in an order to help curb the growing number of disruptive passenger incidents across the UK. […]

November 1st, 2018

Vacancy – 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 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 messaging to stakeholders […]

October 30th, 2018

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