The Belgian Air Transport Association (BATA) represents the interests of all commercial airlines in possession of a Belgian Airline Operator’s Certificate (AOC) or airlines having a strong interest in the defense of Belgian civil aviation.

BATA companies employ around 10.000 people and operate more than 140 aircraft that carry 6 million passengers and 500,000 tonnes cargo annually.

The airline members are Brussels Airlines, CityJet (former VLM), DHL, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium, TNT Airways and TUI Airlines Belgium (trading as JetAirFly).

Associate members are Aviapartner, BAFA (Ben Air Flight Academy), CAE (formerly Sabena Flight Academy), Sabena Technics and Swissport.