Andrew Charlton

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I am the managing director of Aviation Advocacy, an independent strategic government affairs and publishing company based in Switzerland. Aviation Advocacy’s clients include major industry suppliers, airlines, ANSPs, regulators, service providers and airports. I regularly and comment on aviation.

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I am the managing director of Aviation Advocacy, an independent strategic government affairs and publishing company based in Switzerland. Aviation Advocacy’s clients include major industry suppliers, airlines, ANSPs, regulators, service providers and airports. I regularly and comment on aviation. Aviation Advocacy’s subscription only Aviation Intelligence Reporter is an increasingly influential monthly critique of developments. Its subscribers include senior regulators; airline, ANSP and airport senior executives; and several trade associations. My experience ranges across the legal, commercial and aero-political aspects of the aviation industry. I have been involved in some of the most major developments in the industry. I was the Chief Legal Officer of Qantas Airways before being responsible for Government Affairs for IATA and then SITA. I am the Executive Director of the ATM Policy Institute, and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.

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Oct 15, 2019

US Tariffs On Aircraft: Airbus Plays The Long Game

The WTO decision in the Airbus v Boeing dispute gave the U.S. side scope to impose huge tariffs on Airbus. The U.S. Trade Representative choose not to do so, despite hinting it may. This is due to the way Airbus marshaled its resources. The result is better for the industry and passengers
Sep 4, 2019

Taxing Times Ahead For Aviation

In Europe, an effort to reduce the environmental impact of air travel through the means of fuel taxes has morphed into a revenue grab, with finance ministries considering new ways to tap an industry that has long found ways to dodge taxation.
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