Airport Operators Association News

AOA welcomes EC decision to postpone liquids ban changes

AOA welcomes EC decision to postpone liquids ban changes

The European Commission has announced the postponement of the deadline of April 2013 for relaxing the current restrictions on the carriage of liquids, aerosols and gels by passengers, considering that a more realistic and progressive approach was necessary. Responding to the announcement Darren Caplan chief executive of the Airport Operators Association said: “We have lobbied for the liquids ban not to be lifted next year and so we applaud the decision taken by the European Commission to take a more realistic and progressive approach.”

UK airports call for 2013 LAG reversal to be abandoned

UK airports call for 2013 LAG reversal to be abandoned

31st May 2012 Airline News

The Airport Operators Association has called for European institutions to abandon plans for a relaxing of the Liquids, Aerosols and Gels ban, due in April 2013. At a Westminster Transport Forum event earlier, AOA chief Darren Caplan said passenger security needed to take priority over arbitrary deadlines.