The Air League was formed in 1909. The Air League’s mission is to generate national understanding of the importance to the UK of aviation and aerospace and to excite young people’s interest in these areas by helping them to become involved. The core objective of the Air League is to be “an influential champion for the future growth of aviation and aerospace in the UK”.
The Air League is committed to being at the forefront of influencing public policy by taking a leading role in the debate on aviation and aerospace in the UK. The Air League supports the UK’s aviation and aerospace communities through the Leading Edge, Air League in Parliament, receptions, lectures and policy papers which articulate the advanced technologies and crucial industry skills which are vital to the economic success of the UK
The 2018 Farnborough International Airshow represents a global showcase for aviation and aerospace. The Air League is hosting a prelude to FIA 2018, in the House of Commons on 3 July. A panel of experts will discuss plans for the airshow and debate a range of issues necessary to ensure the UK remains a global leader in aviation and aerospace. John Steel QC, Chairman of the Air League will be joined by the Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis, Chairman of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee, Paul Everitt, CEO of ADS, a Senior Representative of the Aerospace Technology Institute, in addition to senior executives from Lockheed Martin UK and Airbus. The expert panelists will discuss plans for Farnborough, key programmes, industry and governmental collaboration, inwards investment, innovation and key imperatives for UK competitiveness.
Sponsored by Airbus and Lockheed Martin the debate aims to ensure the UK remains a global leader in aviation and aerospace. To join the debate please confirm your attendance to The Air League by phone 0207 766 3488 or email [email protected] by 29th June 2018.