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A4A Airlines for America

Airlines for America (A4A), formerly known as Air Transport Association of America (ATA), is an American trade association and lobbying group based in Washington, D.C. that represents the largest airlines. A4A member airlines and their affiliates transport more than 90 percent of U.S. airline passenger and cargo traffic. [Wikipedia]

A4E Airlines for Europe

Airlines for Europe (A4E) is a trade association of European airlines created in January 2016. It handles political lobbying operations for the benefit of its 14 members. [Wikipedia]

AACO Arab Air Carriers Organization

The Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO; Arabic: الاتحاد العربي للنقل الجوي‎, translit. Al-Ittiḥād al-`Arabiyy lil-Naql al-Jawwiyy, lit. 'Arab Union for Air Transport'), headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, was established in 1965 upon the recommendation of the Transport Committee of the League of Arab States and the endorsement of the Arab transport ministers. [Wikipedia]

AAPA Association of Asia Pacific Airlines

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), formerly Orient Airlines Association, Inc., is a trade association of major scheduled international airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1966 with headquarters in Makati, Philippines, the association has moved to its present headquarters in Menara Prestige, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The primary purpose of the AAPA is to serve as a common forum for the articulation of members’ views on matters and issues of common interest, to foster close cooperation, and to bring about an atmosphere conducive to the stimulation of the travel and tourism industry. Andrew Herdman has held the position of Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) since November 2004. Mr Eran-Tasker joined the AAPA as Technical Director in July 2004, while Ms Beatrice Lim joined the AAPA as Commercial Director in July 2005. . [Wikipedia]

ACANA Air Charter Association of North America

The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) is a nonprofit industry trade group and professional association representing North America’s air charter industry. [Wikipedia]

ACI Airports Council International

Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world’s airport authorities. Established in 1991, ACI represents airports’ interests with governments and international organizations, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports, and it provides information and training opportunities to raise the standards around the world. It aims to provide the public a safe, secure, efficient and an environmentally responsible air transport system. It is governed by the ACI Governing Board. ACI World is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ACI works on a daily basis with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and is a member of the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). [Wikipedia]

ACI Europe Airports Council International Europe

Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE) is a European industry trade association which advances the collective interests of Europe's airports and promotes professional excellence in airport management and operations. The members are over 600 airport operators of all sizes in 58 European countries, over 90% of commercial air traffic in Europe. ACI EUROPE member airports welcomed over 2.3 billion passengers and handled 17 million metric tonnes of cargo and nearly 45 million aircraft movements each year since 1990. ACI EUROPE is a non-profit organisation. It is led by their non executive-general Olivier Jankovec, and has a team of 25 full-time staff. Its offices are in Square de Meeus, Brussels, Belgium. As one of the regional bodies within the global family that constitutes Airports Council International, ACI EUROPE is in regular contact with its sister organisations, including Airports Council International, ACI NORTH AMERICA, ACI ASIA-PACIFIC, ACI LATIN-AMERICA & CARIBBEA... [Wikipedia]

AEA Association of European Airlines

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) was a trade body that brought together 22 major airlines, and was the voice of the European airline industry for over 60 years. It shut down in the end of 2016. AEA worked in partnership with the institutions of the European Union and other stakeholders in the value chain, to ensure the sustainable growth of the European airline industry in a global context. Upon its demise in 2016, AEA Member Airlines carried over 300 million passengers and 4.5 million tonnes of cargo and provided direct employment to 270,000 people. They operated over 8,000 flights a day, serving 530 destinations in 140 countries, with a global turnover of €100 billion. [Wikipedia]

AFRAA African Airlines Association

The African Airlines Association (French: Association Aérienne Africaine), also known as the Association of African Airline Companies (French: Association des Compagnies Aériennes Africaines) and by its abbreviation AFRAA, is a trade association of airlines which hail from the nations of the African Union. Founded in Accra, Ghana in 1968, and today headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the primary purpose of AFRAA is to establish and facilitate co-operation between African airlines. The formation of the African Airlines Association was the result of historic developments and economic imperatives. In the early 1960s, a great number of African States acceded to independence and created their own national airlines. Most of these airlines became members of the International Air Transport Association. AFRAA has its conceptual beginning in 1963, when a number of African airlines, taking the opportunity provided by the IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) began holding consultation meetings prio... [Wikipedia]


The AirClub is a 2012 founded airline alliance of seven airlines. It is considered to be the first and only airline alliance of business airlines, in the world. The alliance has a fleet of over 100 aircraft and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. [Wikipedia]

Airlines UK formerly British Air Transport Association (BATA)

The British Air Transport Association (BATA) is the trade association for registered airlines in the United Kingdom. [Wikipedia]

ALPA Air Line Pilots Association

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest pilot union in the world, representing more than 59,000 pilots from 33 U.S. and Canadian airlines. ALPA was founded on 27 July 1931 and is a member of the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Known internationally as U.S.-ALPA, ALPA is also a member of the IFALPA. [Wikipedia]

AOA Airport Operators Association

The Airport Operators Association (AOA) is the trade association representing the interests of UK airports, and the principal such body engaging with the UK Government and regulatory authorities on airport matters. Its mission is to see UK airports grow sustainably. The AOA represents some 50+ UK airports and general aviation airfields in the UK. [Wikipedia]

ARC Airlines Reporting Corporation

The Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) is a company which provides ticket transaction settlement services between airlines and travel agencies (both traditional and online) and the travel management companies that sell their products in the United States. ARC, which is owned by nine major airlines, also offers its transactional data within various industries, including financial. In 2015, ARC processed more than $88 billion worth of transactions for its customers. [Wikipedia]

ATAG Air Transport Action Group

For one of the organisations of the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative, see Authoring Tools Accessibility Guidelines. The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) is a coalition of aviation industry experts focusing on sustainable development issues. Its Board of Directors is composed of senior representatives from trade associations like Airports Council International, Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, International Air Transport Association, Airlines for America and Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, plus aircraft manufacturers like Airbus, ATR, Boeing, Bombardier Aerospace, CFM International, Embraer, Honeywell Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls-Royce plc and Safran. [Wikipedia]