Industry News

Montserrat Barriga has been appointed as the new Director General of the European Regional Airlines Association (ERA). She will take up her position on 1 November 2017.

Responses to the DfT Aviation Strategy Consultation need to be submitted by 13th October, 2017. RABA Group will be preparing a response and if any members would like to input then please let us know. 

The Smart Peripheral and Remote Airports (SPARA) 2020 project is a 3 Year €2.4m Project co funded by the Northern Periphery and Artic Programme 2014 – 2020. It is designed to address some of the challenges facing Peripheral and Remote Airports such as sustaining, future-proofing and delivering community and regional resilience and connectivity.

The SPARA 2020 free email newsletter covers all these issues, contains useful data and can be a very helpful resource. Click here for an example newsletter and to sign up for future newsletters go to the SPARA website and scroll to the bottom of the page. 

Just published and with some interesting acknowledgements of special challenges of smaller and regional airports.