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Airlines UK

Airlines UK is the trade body for UK registered airlines, with members representing all sectors of the industry. We work with governments, regulators and legislators to promote the interests of UK airlines, and with organisations across the sector to encourage long-term and sustainable growth in aviation. We formulate opinions and engage with stakeholders on a number of issues, including airport capacity, taxation, sustainable aviation, disruptive passengers and regulation and consumer protection. We are proud members of the Sustainable Aviation, A Fair Tax on Flying and The Sky’s the Limit industry campaigns.

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Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK)

The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) is the industry association representing the majority of international network airlines operating to the UK.

We present a vital international perspective of the industry at a local UK level and are highly involved in any issues that collectively affect our members, including policy, regulation, airport capacity, border experience, sustainability, and taxation and charges.

The UK Government’s strategy for aviation, ‘Aviation 2050: The future of UK aviation’ presents new opportunities and challenges to our member airlines as we seek to create the optimal environment for airlines to successfully serve the UK market. A primary focus remains tackling any issues that add costs and complexity for airlines and passengers.

We are actively engaged and keep our members connected with a host of stakeholders, including senior government ministers, government departments, regulators and airport operators. Close cooperation is maintained with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and other trade associations.

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A growing conferences program within the FlightGlobal portfolio is addressing key market issues and questions in aviation, and FlightJobs recruitment supports individuals throughout their career and enables organizations to find the best aviation talent.
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International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.