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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

8.75 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

7

High-level Commission meetings

49

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Airlines for Europe   (A4E)

    EU Transparency Register

    807912421050-91 First registered on 14 Mar 2016

    Goals / Remit

    Our goal is uniting European airlines to take forward changes that will increase our competitiveness and result in lower fares and more choice for passengers.

    A4E will campaign on at least four important measures:

    1.Lowering the cost of the EU’s airports by ensuring that monopoly airports are effectively regulated; ensuring that passengers receive the full benefit of the commercial revenues which they generate at airports and ensuring that security charges are efficient.

    2.Delivering reliable and efficient airspace by reducing the cost of Air Traffic Control (ATC) provision through completion of the Single European Sky and better economic regulation at EU level; ensuring that ATC strikes do not cause disruption to passengers across Europe; using new technology to make efficiency savings; and using SESAR funding to drive compliance with the Single Sky framework.

    3. Stimulating more economic activity and jobs by creating the right regulatory environment, removing unre (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    - Single European Sky
    - EU Aviation Strategy
    - Airport Charges Directive
    - Air Passenger Rights
    - EU ETS for aviation and environmental policies
    - EASA Basic Regulation
    - Security policies

    Address

    Head Office
    Rond-Point Schuman 6
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rond-Point Schuman 6
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%8
    75%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    8.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    7 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Achim BAUMANN 13 Oct 2022 12 Oct 2023
    Mr Thomas Biering 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Laurent Donceel 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 28 Sep 2022 27 Sep 2023
    Mr Kevin Hiney 10 Sep 2022 08 Sep 2023
    Ms Mathilde WALCZAK 02 Sep 2022 31 Mar 2023
    Ms Ida FARALLA 21 Apr 2022 20 Apr 2023
    Ms Giulia Mehitabel HOLLER 24 Mar 2022 30 Sep 2022
    Ms Jennifer JANZEN 01 Oct 2021 30 Sep 2022
    Mr Achim BAUMANN 01 Oct 2021 30 Sep 2022
    Mr Thomas Biering 01 Oct 2021 30 Sep 2022
    Mr Laurent Donceel 01 Oct 2021 30 Sep 2022
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 30 Sep 2021 29 Sep 2022
    Ms Agnes LEROUX 29 Sep 2021 28 Sep 2022
    Mr Edgar HARASZIN 20 Sep 2021 31 Mar 2022
    Mr Haraszin EDGAR 20 Sep 2021 31 Mar 2022
    Mr Samuel SUCHEL 26 Feb 2020 31 Jul 2020
    Mr Achim BAUMANN 11 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2021
    Mr Thomas Biering 11 Sep 2019 10 Sep 2020
    Mr Lescroart CORENTIN 06 Sep 2019 05 Mar 2020
    Ms Paula URIZ TIRAPU 29 Aug 2019 28 Feb 2020
    Ms Agnes LEROUX 07 Aug 2019 06 Aug 2020
    Mr Jolan SILKENS 20 Mar 2019 19 Sep 2019
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 15 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Mr Laurent Donceel 13 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Guillaume Xavier-Bender 13 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Ms Jennifer JANZEN 13 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2020
    Mr Jan HUBER 26 Jan 2019 25 Mar 2019
    Mr Achim BAUMANN 16 Jan 2019 15 Jan 2020
    Mr Eduardo BARROS LOPES 16 Jan 2019 15 Jan 2020
    Mr Jan HUBER 22 Sep 2018 20 Sep 2019
    Mr Thomas Biering 07 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Lejla DIZDAREVIC 13 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2019
    Kinga WOJTOWICZ 13 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2019
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 28 Mar 2018 27 Mar 2019
    Mr Laurent Donceel 24 Mar 2018 22 Mar 2019
    Guillaume Xavier-Bender 24 Mar 2018 22 Mar 2019
    Ms Jennifer JANZEN 17 Mar 2018 15 Mar 2019
    Mr Achim BAUMANN 01 Dec 2017 29 Nov 2018
    Ms Eszter KANTOR 19 Sep 2017 18 Sep 2018
    Mr Aage Duenhaupt 29 Mar 2017 27 Mar 2018
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 29 Mar 2017 27 Mar 2018
    Mr Laurent Donceel 29 Mar 2017 27 Mar 2018
    Guillaume Xavier-Bender 29 Mar 2017 27 Mar 2018
    Ms Stefanie Erdmann 29 Mar 2017 27 Mar 2018
    Mr Jonathan Cutuli 01 Mar 2017 27 Feb 2018
    Mr Laurent Donceel 28 Apr 2016 30 Apr 2017
    Mr Aage Duenhaupt 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Mr Thomas REYNAERT 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Ms Karolina Patzwald 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Guillaume Xavier-Bender 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017
    Ms Stefanie Erdmann 21 Apr 2016 19 Apr 2017

    Complementary Information

    8 permanent staff 1 part-time

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Air Transport Action Group
    European Centre for Public Affairs

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Other financial info

    Annual costs are relatively high due to salary cost, office, IT, training, etc.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission expert group on climate change policy #E03590#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3590 #Member #C#Industry#Stakeholders' Advisory Group on Aviation Security#X02883#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2883 #Member #C#Industry#Innovation Fund Expert Group#E03593#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3593 #Observer #C#Industry#Thessaloniki Forum of Airport Charges Regulators#E03084#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3084 #Observer #C#Industry#Sub Group on Remedial Measures and Benchmarking#European Observatory on Airport Capacity & Quality#E01111#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1111 #Member #C#Industry#CPG 002 - ICS 2.0 Functional Requirements / Specification and Transition Feasibility Project Group#E03500#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3500 #Member #C#Industry#Expert Group on Drones#E03533#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3533 #Member #C#Industry#Digital Transport and Logistics Forum#E03280#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3280 #Member #C#Industry#DLTF II SG I#corridor cargo flows#Stakeholder expert group to support the application of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Directive (2015/2302)#E03617#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3617 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    49 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 29 Apr 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Sustainable aviation fuels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Apr 2022 Location video call
      Subject Exchange on the aviation proposals of the FF55 package. In particular, SAF double-zero rating under the ETS / SAF allowances, non-CO2 emissions and RED vs CORSIA SAF compliance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jan 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject COVID recovery; sustainability; passenger rights & international aviation
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Nov 2021 Location hybrid meeting
      Subject EU Digital COVID Certificate, travel restrictions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Joachim Herrmann (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jul 2021 Location Brussels (Teams)
      Subject EU COVID Certificate
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jul 2021 Location online meeting
      Subject Implementation Covid Certificate
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
      Portfolio Promoting the European Way of Life
      Commission
      • Maria-Myrto Kanellopoulou (Cabinet member)
      • Chris Uregian (Cabinet member)
      • Despina Spanou (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Jun 2021 Location Brussels (WEBEX)
      Subject Destination 2050 – A route to net zero European aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Kurt Vandenberghe (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Fit for 55
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Videoconference - Discussion on energy taxation and the taxation of the aviation sector
      Commission
      • Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General)
    • Date 29 Apr 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Update on aviation recovery
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Apr 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject European airlines and CO2 emissions
      Commission
      • Mauro Raffaele Petriccione (Director-General)
    • Date 25 Mar 2021 Location Online conference
      Subject Conversation with A4E steering board
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Gaëlle Michelier (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 23 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject aviation recovery
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Mar 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Presentation of the report Destination 2050, a roadmap to net-zero CO2 emissions from aviation by 2050, by the authors
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Future of aviation
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject SES2+
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Feb 2021 Location Conference call
      Subject Meeting to prepare the Commissioner's participation to the A4E event.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Gaëlle Michelier (Cabinet member)
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Feb 2021 Location video call
      Subject Climate plans for aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      • Stefanie Hiesinger (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Nov 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Green recovery in aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 26 Nov 2020 Location virtual
      Subject Aviation Roundtable Report
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Nov 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject SAF Alliance discussions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
      • Gaëlle Michelier (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Oct 2020 Location video call
      Subject Aviation in the European Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jul 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject Meeting to discuss aviation and COVID
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 10 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Climate Action, Consumer Protection, Slots, Cooperation with US Airlines
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
      • Gaëlle Michelier (Cabinet member)
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Oct 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Tour d'horizon of aviation files
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeitng with A4E CEOs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject New deal for consumers
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Thomas Reynaert
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject A4E CEO Event
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Coordinating the agenda for upcoming CEO lunch
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Jul 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Transport
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 May 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Air traffic control strikes, airport charges
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 12 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Florence Symposium on aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Airport Charges Directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Jakub Cebula (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Upcoming conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Julian King
      Portfolio Security Union
      Commission
      • Silvio Mascagna (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject update on aviation related issues
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject State of play Aviation Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject ETS Aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation sector economic challenges
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject A4E CEO Lunch
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
      • Violeta Bulc (Commissioner)
      • Matej Zakonjsek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject situation of aviation industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject economic impact of ATC strikes on EU growth and jobs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject CEO Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Air mobility and prosperity
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Aviation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Violeta Bulc
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Joshua Salsby (Cabinet member)
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