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  • CEOs meet at Aviation Summit on 8 February to assess what EU policy makers have achieved on key policy issues to benefit European passengers.

Just twelve months after its official launch Airlines for Europe looks back on a year of continued membership growth as well as the start of various policy campaigns to  benefit  European travellers.

“Uniting 14 airline groups who represent more than 25 European brands and 550 million passengers gives us a strong voice”, said Thomas Reynaert, A4E’s Managing Director.

 “Last year A4E presented two studies which highlighted huge hikes in  airport charges and the costs of damaging ATC strikes on the European economy. At the A4E Aviation Summit our CEOs will assess what EU policy makers have achieved on these key policy issues last year and will present our objectives for 2017”, added Reynaert.

More information on the one-day summit on 8 February in Brussels is available on

About A4E:

Airlines for Europe (A4E) is Europe’s largest airline association, based in Brussels. Launched in January 2016, the association consists of Aegean, airBaltic, Air France KLM, Cargolux, easyJet, Finnair, Icelandair, International Airlines Group (IAG),, Lufthansa Group, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAP Portugal and Volotea, and plans to grow further. With more than 550 million passengers on board each year, A4E members account for more than 70 per cent of the continent’s  journeys, operating more than 2,700 airplanes and generating more than EUR 100 billion in annual turnover.