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Member benefits

AIRE membership offers:

Networking
AIRE provides a forum for airlines to exchange information, transfer know-how and develop joint initiatives. It provides a network to consult on operational and technical issues.

Up to date information on key issues
Members receive concise, up-to-the-minute information from all the AIRE committees on a range of aeropolitical, operational and technical issues.

Access to AIRE meetings

  • AIRE Assembly and AGM – yearly (click here for more information)
  • Board of Directors – every two months, for elected BOD members
  • Committee meetings
    Member airlines can delegate their experts to any AIRE committee they wish to participate in (click here for more information).  Members’ experts can be designated on the mailing list of each committee and will receive the minutes of each meeting, irrespective of whether or not they attended the meeting:

    • Council on Aeropolitical Affairs (CAPA)
    • Committee on Air Traffic Management and Flight Operations (CAFO)
    • Safety Standards Committee (SSC)
  • Working groups
  • Special workshops

Access to expertise
Members have direct and personal access to expertise and advice from the Secretariat on specific issues relating to their particular airline.

The AIRE Secretariat team are recognised aviation experts and have airline backgrounds.

Access to aviation regulatory bodies
Ability to access through AIRE to the European Commission (DG MOVE, DG Environment, DG Home, DG Enterprise and others), the European Parliament MEPs (especially the Transport & Tourism Committee), EU Council’s transport attaches, Single European Sky Committees, SAGAS (security stakeholders committee), EASA and its committees, ICAO, ECAC, Eurocontrol, Network Manger, Sesar Deploy Manager, national authorities and airports.

Value for money
AIRE is driven by the needs of our members with an emphasis cost saving.

The AIRE membership fees are very reasonable for the service provided.

The AIRE Secretariat is fully focused on being cost-effective and keeping well within its annual budget.

Please note that all applications for membership are vetted by the AIRE Board of Directors.