AIRDAT has now joined The Airport Operators Association as an associate member. Founded in 1934, the AOA is the national voice of UK airports, a trade association representing the interests of UK airports, and the principal such body engaging with the UK government and regulatory authorities on airport matters.

The AOA’s members include over 50 airports and more than 150 Associate Members, made up of companies representing a wide range of suppliers in the aviation industry. Working on behalf of these members, the AOA’s mission is to influence governments, regulators and opinion formers at a national and international level, in order to secure the policy outcomes that will deliver its vision. This includes playing a leading role in security, economic development, operations and safety and environmental sustainability issues.

AIRDAT is looking forward to supporting events such as the airport safety week, which runs between 8th and the 14th May this year. We are also looking forward to meeting with the other members throughout the year.