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AOA: Aviation deal must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations

Gatwick Airport, Control tower with aircraft in flight in background, DP, 19 August 2004, (CGA857)

Working closely with the European trade association for airports, ACI EUROPE, the UK’s Airport Operator’s Association (AOA) says is setting out the importance of prioritising … More ››

IATA Urges Governments to Support Aviation’s Ability to Drive Economic Growth

Boeing 747

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to support the vital role aviation plays in connecting people and commerce around the globe. “Our … More ››

IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

Heathrow Finals

On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

Bagpipes Herald ‘Caledonian Girls Revival’ Fund-Raising Initiative

The ‘Caledonian Girls’ mark the naming of the aircraft at London Biggin Hill Airport and the launch of a new era for fund-raising for their two charities.  At extreme right is Robin Washington, owner of the Piper Archer, next to him is Alastair Pugh CBE (a former Managing Director of BCAL) performing the naming ceremony.  (BILLYPIX)

On January 16 the sound of the bagpipes at London Biggin Hill Airport heralded a revival of the famous ‘Caledonian Girls’ of British Caledonian Airways … More ››

IATA: UK Policy Can Point Way for Europe-Wide Airspace Improvements

Boeing 747

On December 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) declared its support for and participation in the Sky’s the Limit campaign for more efficient air … More ››

One-off Factors Contribute to Freight Growth: IATA

Freight loading

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in September 2016 showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), … More ››

Consortium behind FlyPlymouth launches second £75,000 crowdfunder

Plymouth Airport's Terminal Building (August 2011)

FlyPlymouth, the organisation seeking to re-open Plymouth Airport in the UK, has launched a second fundraising campaign which will run through to October 29, 2016. … More ››

IATA: Collaboration Needed to Stem Unruly Passenger Incidents

On September 28, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing that reports of unruly passenger incidents on board aircraft increased in 2015. Some … More ››

Birmingham Airport Lights up ATC Tower in Gold for Child Cancer Awareness

The Birmingham Airport Air Traffic Control Tower lit up in gold for child cancer awareness.

Birmingham Airport, UK, is supporting childhood cancer by being part of its awareness campaign. From September 1 Birmingham Airport’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC) will … More ››

IATA’s Q2 Cargo Market Analysis

IATA released its Q2 2016 Cargo Market Analysis on July 28. Regarding the economic outlook and traffic performance it states that prior to the “Brexit … More ››