Trade body for UK airlines responds to Airports Commission decision to rule out the inner Thames estuary option from the shortlist it will consider before reporting with a final recommendation in 2015.Read more
These are some of BATA’s recent media releases and comments. Email us if you want to be added to our media release distribution list.
Nathan Stower has been appointed as Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association (BATA), the trade body representing UK-registered airlines.
Nathan will join BATA on 18 August. He is currently Head of Public Affairs at the Association of Train Operating Companies and was previously Parliamentary and External Affairs Manager at Virgin Atlantic Airways. He will take over from Simon Buck, who is retiring.Read more
The British Air Transport Association, the trade body for UK airlines, has announced that its Chief Executive, Simon Buck, will retire from the organisation in September 2014, after 4 years in the role. A recruitment process has been launched to find his successor.Read more
The BATA response to the changes to Air Passenger Duty, announced by the Chancellor in today’s Budget (19th March).Read more
Simon Buck, Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association (BATA) has responded to the publication today of the CAA’s final decision on airport charges and regulation for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.Read more
Response by BATA to the publication of the Interim Report by the Airports Commission on Tuesday 17th December.Read more
Reacting to the publication by the CAA of final proposals for economic regulation and charges for next five year period at Heathrow and Gatwick, Simon Buck, Chief Executive of BATA, said:
“Airlines are deeply frustrated and disappointed with the final proposals for consultation on airport charges published by the CAA today.”Read more
The strike by French Air Traffic Controllers is causing disruption for many passengers today (Tuesday 11th June) travelling between the UK and Europe. It also has the potential to cause delays on all flights through French airspace tomorrow, not just those to and from France. Passengers should check with their airlines, normally via the airline’s website, for further advice.
Welcoming the ITC report, Simon Buck, Chief Executive of the British Air Transport Association, said:
The ITC Report makes a welcome contribution to the debate. The UK urgently needs to have a proper aviation policy. As yet it does not. It is essential for our future economic prosperity that the UK can compete effectively in both established and emerging markets.Read more