European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is a non-profit trade association representing the European aviation industry, founded in 1980.
Its strength and influence spans more than three decades, since its inception ERA has developed and grown in size and reputation to represent 54 airlines and 142 service providers including airframe and engine manufacturers, airports, suppliers and service providers from all over Europe. By working together ERA member companies have become a well-respected and established voice of the industry. Through its shared knowledge and experience ERA is able to offer its members an invaluable means of helping identify and address common challenges.
ERA works on behalf of its members to represent their interests before Europe’s major regulatory bodies. The association also bring members together to exchange information and learn from each other through different events and forums for members to meet. A major role for ERA is to raise the profile and importance of regional air transport to the economic and social development of Europe and this is undertaken through lobbying and communication campaigns.