AS Biss has won a two-way pitch to promote the interests of British
cargo airlines Channel Express and Air Foyle, in the run-up to this
October’s negotiations between the US and UK governments over an ’open
The agency will lobby MPs and officials in Brussels and Westminster, in
an attempt to ensure that the cargo airlines gain as much access as
possible to the US air cargo market, which has so far remained largely
closed to them.
Channel Express and Air Foyle are keen to make sure their interests are
not sidelined by those of passenger airlines British Airways and
American Airlines, whose recent alliance is dependent on the success of
the forthcoming governmental talks.
Jeremy Sweeney, managing director at AS Biss, said: ’We are delighted to
have been appointed by Channel Express and Air Foyle who join our
rapidly growing portfolio of transport sector clients.’
Both Channel Express and Air Foyle transport cargo between the UK and
the rest of Europe and within continental European countries.
Channel Express is part of aviation and distribution services company
the Dart Group and employs more than 350 staff. Air Foyle is based in
Luton airport and is wholly owned by Christopher Foyle.