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The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector: follow-up

26 February 2021

This one-off session is a follow-up to the Committee’s inquiry into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation sector.

Purpose of the session

The Committee will question witnesses on the following issues:

  • The outlook for the aviation industry and summer 2021 travel
  • Restart and recovery and Government support
  • The financial impact of Covid-19 on the aviation industry and employees
  • Border regulations and restrictions
  • Rebuilding consumer confidence
  • Passenger rights and refunds


Wednesday 3 March

At 9.00am

  • Simon Calder, Senior Travel Editor, The Independent

At 9.30am

  • Karen Dee, Chief Executive, Airport Operators Association
  • Tim Hawkins, Chief of Staff, Manchester Airports Group
  • Michael O’Leary, Chief Executive, Ryanair

At 11.00am

  • Robert Courts MP, Aviation Minister, Department for Transport
  • Richard Moriarty, Chief Executive, Civil Aviation Authority

Further information

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