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Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines logo.png
Formation30 September 1966
TypeTrade Association
Location
Membership
13 airlines
Official language
English
Subhas Menon
Websitewww.aapairlines.org

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), formerly Orient Airlines Association, Inc.,[1] 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 held the position of Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) since November 2004 until February 2020, after which Mr Subhas Menon joined AAPA as Director General in March 2020. Mr Martin Eran-Tasker joined the AAPA as Technical Director in 2004 until July 2020, while Ms Beatrice Lim joined the AAPA as Commercial Director in July 2005. .[2]

Members

The Association currently has thirteen 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.[4]

Departments, Committees and Working Groups

Technical Affairs Department

References

  1. ^ "Presidential Decree No. 1253 : PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY".
  2. ^ AAPA (14 February 2011). "Directors". Archived from the original on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
  3. ^ AAPA (3 June 2014). "AAPA Welcomes Air Astana as Member" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 December 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  4. ^ "AAPA members' international traffic falls in July; Beijing now busiest airport in the region". anna.aero. 5 September 2008.