Colin Stewart, the UK general manager of Air Europa, has been appointed to the role of director with the Board of Airline Representatives UK. BAR UK has 12 Directors, elected by its more than 70 members, and is the industry association representing the majority of airlines operating to the UK.
In its closing submission to the Airports Commission today, the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK, representing over 70 airlines, has stated that expansion at Heathrow is the right solution to drive the UK’s economy. At the same time, UKinbound is calling upon the Airports Commission to recommend the development of additional runways at both Gatwick and Heathrow to boost tourism.
In its submission to the Airports Commission on making best use of airport capacity in the short to medium term, the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) says that airlines are only experiencing capacity problems at Heathrow.
The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK has appointed Dale Keller as chief executive. Chair of BAR UK, Sandra Bloodworth, announced to a general meeting of the organisation in London that Keller would take on the role of following the retirement of Mike Carrivick on November 9th 2012.
The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) has appointed Dale Keller as Chief Executive. Keller will take on the role of chief executive, following the retirement of Mike Carrivick on 9 November 2012.
Airlines are dismayed that the Government’s announcement, following the consultation on UK hub airport capacity, is reported to be delayed yet again and claim it will be a further setback to the UK’s economic recovery.
Mike Carrivick, chief executive of the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) has announced his planned retirement at a general meeting of the organisation which represents over 80 airlines. Carrivick will retire in October following over 44 years in the travel and tourism industry.
Despite the fact that a new aviation policy is long overdue, today’s advice by the DfT that the forthcoming consultations on airport capacity have been delayed, until late summer, has been tentatively welcomed by the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK).
A proposal for a new fast rail line linking Heathrow and Gatwick has been greeted with scepticism by airlines. The costly and lengthy development - termed ‘Heathwick’ - offers no solution to the urgent need for additional airport capacity in the south-east of England according to the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK.
The Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) welcomed today’s report by the South East Airports Taskforce, as adding robustness, despite not providing a proper solution to the chronic lack of airport capacity in London and South East England.