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13 June 2017

  • APTRA - New members and research

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19 May 2017

  • APTRA – Airports Forum and Insights Seminar

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11 May 2017

  • Andrew Ford appointed President of APTRA

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4 April 2017

  • APTRA in action at TFWA Asia Pacific

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8 March 2017

  • APTRA to improve services to airports in Asia Pacific

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9 February 2017

  • APTRA to collaborate with Hume Brophy on advocacy issues

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1 December 2016

  • Record attendance at APTRA & KPMG Insights Seminars

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25 October 2016

  • APTRA & KPMG issue invitation to research seminars in Sydney & Hong Kong 

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28 June 2016

  • FSSAI exempts duty free from Indian import regulations

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11 May 2016

  • APTRA opens up membership

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28 April 2016

  • APTRA boosts visibility at Asia show and hosts first edition in new season of insights seminars

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3 March 2016

  • APTRA defines strategy for future research

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7 October 2015

  • APTRA polls members for research needs

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24 August 2015

  • Last chance to register for APTRA insights seminars

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9 July 2015

  • Registration opens for APTRA insights seminars

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4 June 2015

  • APTRA moves forward with training and research

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20 April 2015

  • APTRA offers insights to Asia Pacific Travel Retail

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11 March 2015

  • APTRA website now available in Mandarin

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12 FEBRUARY 2015

  • Registration closing for China’s Century Conference

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27 JANUARY 2015

  • Looking ahead in 2015

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19 DECEMBER 2014

  • Australian Tobacco law assessment

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21 NOVEMBER 2014

  • Dr Jennifer Cords, Imperial Tobacco joins APTRA board

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4 NOVEMBER 2014

  • New Zealand allowance cuts introduced

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19 SEPTEMBER 2014

  • APTRA launches comprehensive new  member database

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9 SEPTEMBER 2014

  • APTRA publishes new research on the impact of security regulations on duty free shopping

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8 SEPTEMBER 2014

  • APTRA calls on retailers to take heed of new rules for Indian tobacco allowances

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29 AUGUST 2014

  • APTRA rolls out Responsible Retail Training Programme with DFS and Changi Airport

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15 MAY 2014

  • APTRA membership tops 100

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26 MARCH 2014

  • APTRA retail training programme at pilot stage

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14 MARCH 2014

  • APTRA KPMG roadshow generates renewed interest in advocacy work

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16 DECEMBER 2013

  • APTRA KPMG roadshow generates renewed interest in advocacy work

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24 OCTOBER 2013

  • APTRA plans strategy for 2014

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30 SEPTEMBER 2013

  • APTRA embarks on fact-finding mission in wake of Taiwan threat

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26 JULY 2013

  • APTRA enters into research partnership with m1nd-set

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10 JULY 2013

  • Ivy Wong appointed to APTRA board

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28 JUNE 2013

  • APTRA welcomes new members & first Generation index report

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4 JUNE 2013

  • APTRA joins forces with Generation

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24 MAY 2013

  • Jaya Singh assumes role of President of APTRA

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2 MAY 2013

  • APTRA takes care of the industry

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8 APRIL 2013

  • APTRA & KPMG embark on seminar tour of Asia

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7 FEBRUARY 2013

  • APTRA announces new members

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5 December 2012

  • TFWA & APTRA China Conference Registration opens

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20 November 2012

  • TFWA & APTRA announce update to China Conference programme

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24 July 2012

  • APTRA publishes Asia Pacific Low Cost Carrier Research

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16 July 2012

  • Jonathan Holland appointed to APTRA board

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16 May 2012

  • APTRA elects officers and steps up advocacy drive

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20 April 2012

  • APTRA partners with TFWA for China conference

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12 April 2012

  • Duty free industry welcomes agreement on Illicit Trade Protocol

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14 March 2012

  • APTRA launches code of conduct at official ceremony in Macau

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27 January 2012

  • APTRA & ETRC launch self-regulatory code of conduct

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15 April 2011

  • APTRA position on LAGs

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25 February 2011

  • APTRA Consumer Research

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24 September 2010

  • ETRC APTRA Press Release WHO TFI

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30 August 2010

  • APTRA – Generation Index

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