|We represent, support and lead the European airline industry|
The European Regions Airline Association represents some 50 intra-European airlines which annually carry 70.6m passengers on 1.6m flights to 426 destinations in 61 European countries. Please click here to view the ERA Airline Route Network. ERA also represents and supports more than 100 Associate and Affiliate members including airframe and engine manufacturers, airports, suppliers and service providers.
Founded in 1980, ERA is a non-profit trade association representing some 200 companies involved in European air transport, including airlines, airframe and engine manufacturers, airports, suppliers and service providers from all over Europe.
The Association promotes the interests of intra-European airlines by lobbying the European Commission and other European regulatory bodies on policy matters, promoting the social and economic importance of air transport and its environmental commitments, holding an annual conference and other networking events, publishing a monthly journal and providing expert advice and guidance on all air transport regulatory matters.
The ERA Directorate works on behalf of its members and the Board. The Directorate comprises the following departments:
This department handles all issues concerning air transport policy; airports and ground operations; environmental issues; airspace issues (eg. SESAR); user charges and traffic statistics.
This department incorporates air safety and security, flight operations and maintenance.
Membership and Business Development
This department focuses on providing high profile and much needed networking opportunities for its members, enabling them to enhance and develop new business. This department also handles all membership services.
This section of the Directorate is the Associations' vital lifeline in communicating the work of ERA and its members to the wider aviation community. It produces ERA's monthly journal, Regional International, and the annual Yearbook membership directory.
All corporate governance, finance and personnel matters are managed within this department.
To contact any of the above departments, please visit the Contacts page.