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Today's BAG Update features:

  • BAG Annual Review 2020 Launch... In case you missed it!
  • Welcome to our new Members!
  • BAG Business Intelligence Document- *Updated Version available*
  • DIT Foreign subsidies - impact on UK Energy and Infrastructure- Member FeedbackRequest
  • Roundtable with Company Presentation with DIT Colombia and Aeropuerto Del Café Colombia 
  • BAG Scottish Region- Call for Deputy Chairs
  • BAG's Participation in the APPG for the Future of Aviation MP Briefing session
  • The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: Follow up
  • BAG Members Virtual Briefing- *Presentations and recording avaialble*



BAG Annual Review 2020 Launch.... In case you missed it!

BAG is delighted to launch their first online digital BAG Annual Review! Traditionally, BAG has produced a document showcasing activities over the course of the previous year which has been circulated at events and exhibitions. This year, we wanted to showcase BAG’s activities in a virtual and interactive way to highlight month by month what BAG has achieved, including key activities, webinars, Special Interest Groups and Regions, and how BAG has successfully engaged with its members throughout a challenging year. To view the 2020 BAG Annual Review please click here. Please tell us what you think and give us some feedback by contacting Hannah Sallabanks.



Welcome to our new Members!
BAG are delighted to welcome The Foursails Partnership Limitedand South Pole to our membership!
We look forward to collaborating with you!




BAG Business Intelligence Document * Updated Version available*
BAG’s Business Intelligence and Strategic Relationship Working Groups have been producing regular Business Intelligence Updates over the past year to try and collect as much intelligence as they can to gather on what is happening in the market, both now and how things change throughout the pandemic. The Board agreed to focus these discussions onto four topics:

  • What’s happening with the Airlines, how are they responding to their very significant challenges
  • What’s happening at UK airports. We are hearing of capital plans being put back. When might some of those come back, in what form etc.
  • What’s happening in the International markets, particularly in the priority markets we set for this year in discussion with DIT. Based on what we learn should we be resetting those priorities or focusing on other opportunities
  • Are there any potential changes to passenger or airport processes

To address the first three topics over the course of the last year we are publishing quarterly Business Intelligence Updates which are released via the BAG website and shared with our membership. The latest March 2021 UK market update can now be found on the BAG website together with all past editions. You can find the documents here.



DIT Foreign subsidies - impact on UK Energy and Infrastructure- Member FeedbackRequest
DIT is undertaking an exercise on the impact of foreign subsidies on UK Energy and Infrastructure. BAG has been asked to share a number of questions with our membership and provide feedback by Friday 12 March 2021. For more information and to view the questions please click here.



Roundtable with Company Presentation with DIT Colombia and Aeropuerto Del Café Colombia
The British Aviation Group held an initial introductory conversation with DIT Colombia and Aeropuerto Del Café Colombia recently to present an overview of BAG, the breadth of its membership and the UK offering. We discussed how BAG members could potentially get more involved with the ongoing project and associated opportunitiesWe are planning to arrange a round table / presentation virtual session with DIT Colombia and Aeropuerto Del Café Colombia in due course. If you would like to register your interest or if you would like further information please contact
Hannah Sallabanks.


BAG Scottish Region- Call for Deputy Chairs

At the last Scottish Region meeting on the 16 February 2021, Simon Dean McCarroll announced his term as Chair of the BAG Scottish Region is coming to an end and he is now stepping down as Chair. Louise Urquhart, Mott MacDonald, who is currently Deputy Chair of the Scottish Region has agreed to step up to this position and will now take over the role as Chair of the Region for the next two years. The BAG Scottish Region is therefore in need of two Deputy Chairs to support Louise for the next two years. The newly elected Deputy Chairs will be announced at the next meeting on 8 April 2021 which will be their first meeting supporting Louise. If you would like to nominate yourself to become one of the two Deputy Chairs, please contact Hannah Sallabanks.



The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: Follow up
This one-off session on 3 March 2021, is a follow up to the Committee's inquiry into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector.
The Committee will question witnesses on the following issues:

  • The outlook for the aviation industry and summer 2021 travel
  • Restart and recovery and Government support
  • The financial impact of Covid-19 on the aviation industry and employees
  • Border regulations and restrictions
  • Rebuilding consumer confidence
  • Passenger rights and refunds

Read more & watch recording here.



BAG's Participation in the APPG for the Future of Aviation MP Briefing session
BAG, as members of the Future of Aviation Group was delighted to participate - with Graham Bolton, BAG Chair, and Jane Thompson BAG Board member, in yesterdays APPG for the Future of Aviation session with 30 parliamentarians.



BAG Members Virtual Briefing- *Presentations and recording available*

The British Aviation Group hosted their first virtual Members Briefing of 2021, in place of its traditional Spring BAG Members day, on the 25 February 2021 from 15:00-16:00 via MS Teams. The session was hosted by Jane Thompson, BAG Board Member and Lead of the BAG Events Working Group and Toby Gibbs, Lead of the BAG Sustainability Working Group.
A renewed emphasis on Sustainability is emerging as the front and centre topic for aviation recovery and securing the sector’s future license to operate and grow. With this emphasis on sustainability the sector needs to focus its efforts around this theme and we  dedicated our traditional BAG Spring Members Day to this topic.  We were delighted to welcome our guest speaker Jean-Louis Bartlett, Senior Consultant, Sustainability and Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme Manager at WSP who presented on the latest Developments in the Airport Carbon Accreditation Programme. 
We are also gave members the opportunity to present their companies at the briefing around the Sustainability theme and share experiences, lessons learnt and case studies with the membership. Please find the presentations and recording from the session


 Looking Ahead



BAG Webinars
BAG are offering all members the chance for regular Virtual Get Togethers to have the chance for some regular interaction between members as well as information share. Please see below the upcoming schedule:


Future Events:
·         Webinar Invitation: Decarbonisation and the Role of Technology webinar series | March 2021
·         Passenger Terminal Expo 2021- Save the date!, 29 June- 1 July 2021


 Past Events & Webinars

Please find all our past events and webinars with presentations and recordings on the BAG website!


BAG Members Virtual Briefing - Sustainability
- 25 February 2021




        BAG Virtual Get Together- Future Flight- 14 January 2021



        BAG ACC Virtual Global Business Summit 2021- 11 February 2021



        BAG Saudi Aviation Market Workshop- 1 February 2021



        BAG Virtual Get Together The Future of Aviation Group - 28 January 2021



        BAG Africa Deep Dive Workshop Session- 10 December 2020

  Sales Leads & Tenders and BAG News



BAG Sales leads & Tenders

Baggage Unloading Services

Departure Baggage Handling System

Arrival and Transfer Baggage Handling System

Snow Clearing Services and Winter Maintenance Airside

Snow Removal Vehicles

Electrical Installations

Airport Equipment

Construction - Terminal Update Works

Parking Systems

Vehicles - Pick-Up Style Trucks

Construction - Terminal

Security Quality Control

Concessions - Bookshops

Systems - Maintenance / Management

Applications Testing

Wastewater Systems - Grease Separators


To view our Sales Leads & Tender and access WikiBAG, please click here!

BAG News

Stay updated on the latest Government's Coronavirus Business Support page

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: follow-up: 26 Feb 2021

Global Travel Taskforce meets on 2nd March 2021 to map out safe return to international travel


Foreign subsidies - impact on UK Energy and Infrastructure


ADS Brexit Bulletin - 1 March 2021


WTTC calls on UK’s leadership to safely restore international mobility

BAR UK and IATA: Pathway to reopening International Travel

Next Steps: UK-EU Relationship for Transport

Jobless rate around UK airports above average, say MPs

British Foreign Policy Group: Annual Survey of UK Public Opinion on Foreign Policy and Global Britain

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $76 Million in Airport Improvement Grants

Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program

ICAO: New contaminated runway reporting system

ACI: Europe’s travel & tourism sector calls on EU governments to chart restart plan in time for summer

Read more news here




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