12 July 2021 – Aviation Action, a charity created to support the aviation industry, have been chosen as the designated fundraising beneficiary of Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) for 2021. ACL, the world’s leading airport slot coordinator, coordinate 46 airports worldwide and are the designated coordinator for UK airports. This year they celebrate thirty years in aviation and will be raising funds for Aviation Action through the fundraising walk ‘Wellness Walk’. On 26th August, ACL employees and members of the Aviation Action board will be walking from London Heathrow Airport to London City Airport, a total of 23 miles.

Supporters of ACL and Aviation Action will be encouraged to make donations through https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/aviationactionwellnesswalk - all details can be found on the website. 

Chris Wild, founder of Aviation Action said; “We are absolutely delighted that Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) have chosen Aviation Action as their chosen charity. Our newly formed partnership with such a well established and widely known aviation business highlights the progress we have made as a charity over the last 12 months.  I would like to thank Neil and the ACL team for their support which will allow us to continue to provide aviation colleagues with dedicated and personal support.” 

Neil Garwood, CEO of ACL said, “ACL recognises the incredible work done by Aviation Action during an exceptionally difficult time for aviation, showcasing the dedication, commitment and resilience of our industry. ACL are committed to policies which support greater physical and mental wellbeing in the workplace. We are therefore proud to announce Aviation Action as our chosen charity for the year and are delighted to raise funds for their cause by walking the 23-mile route between two of our customers’ airports.”

Aviation Action relies on donations to provide help and support to people who have had their lives turned upside down through the COVID pandemic. They run peer support programmes as well as provide professional help with mental health, support for job seekers and online events on a variety of topics from finance advice to building up your resilience. 

If you are able to make a donation, however big or small, you will be helping to ensure that the services that Aviation Action provide can be maintained into the future. If you would like to donate, please visit the JustGiving page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/aviationactionwellnesswalk

For more information on Aviation Action, please visit www.aviationaction.org

 FINAL_Press Release - Wellness Walk.docx.pdf (272 KB)

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Chris Wild – Chair and Founder


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