The final Managers Meeting of 2014 was held in December at BAe Systems Warton. The meeting welcomed four new member companies: Loganair, DHL Air UK, Xclusive Jet Charter and Flightworx.
Chairman Greg Holland, commented “2014 has been a great year for UKOMA, we have increased our membership base by over ten new companies to nearly 30 of the UK’s leading airlines and aircraft operators, we are proud to have such a diverse membership, from small private jet operators through to major household airline names”.
Greg went on to say “This expansion has allowed us to greatly increase the training we offer. With the best of British on-board 2015 is looking to be another great year for a much expanded UKOMA”.
During the December Meeting the Mangers were given to a presentation on Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) by Duncan Philip from easyJet, who explained to member companies what easyJet has learnt so far on this groundbreaking new concept that brings together real time data sharing between aircraft operators, the airport community and air traffic control authorities.
Additionally the Managers were given a tour of the Eurofighter and Hawk production line showing off the best of UK design, engineering and manufacture.