- Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Formation 30 September 1966 Type Trade Association Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Membership 15 airlines Official languages English Director General Andrew Herdman Website www.aapairlines.org
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) is a trade association of major scheduled international airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1966 as the Orient Airlines Research Bureau and based today in 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. .
The Association currently has fifteen member airlines from the Asia-Pacific region:
They collectively carry 285 million passengers and 10 million tonnes of cargo, representing approximately one-fifth of global air passenger traffic and one-third of global air cargo traffic respectively.
Departments, Committees and Working Groups
Technical Affairs Department
- Technical Committee
* Flight Operations and Safety Working Group * Engineering & Maintenance Working Group * Materials Management Working Group
- Security Committee
* Cargo Security Working Group
* Environment Working Group
- ^ AAPA (14 February 2011). "Directors". http://www.aapairlines.org/Directors.aspx.
- ^ "AAPA members’ international traffic falls in July; Beijing now busiest airport in the region". anna.aero. 5 September 2008. http://www.anna.aero/2008/09/05/aapa-members-international-traffic-falls-in-july-beijing-now-busiest-airport-in-the-region/.
Members of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) Commercial air travel Airlines Alliances Trade groups Airliner Airport Aircrew Customs / immigration Environmental impact
- Impact on climate and environment
Luggage Safety Ticketing
- Airline Reservations System
- Airline ticket
- Airline timetable
- Bereavement flight
- Boarding pass
- Codeshare agreement
- Continent pass
- Electronic ticket
- Flight delay
- Flight cancellation
- Frequent-flyer program
- Government contract flight
- Open-jaw ticket
- Red-eye flight
- Round-the-world ticket
- Travel agency
- Travel website
- Warsaw Convention
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