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Committee holds evidence session on the Global Travel Taskforce Report

8 April 2021

This session concerns the Global Travel Taskforce Report, published on Monday 12 April.

Purpose of the session

Likely topics for discussion include:

  • Outlook for summer 2021 inbound and outbound international travel;
  • Rebuilding consumer confidence;
  • Health certification and testing;
  • Border regulations and restrictions; and
  • The long-term recovery of the UK aviation and travel industry.


Wednesday 14 April

At 9.30am

  • Brian Strutton, General Secretary, British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA)
  • Simon McNamara, UK & Ireland Country Manager, International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Mark Tanzer, Chief Executive, ABTA – The Travel Association
  • Chris Garton, Chief Solutions Officer, Heathrow Airport

At 11.00am

  • Robert Courts, Minister for Aviation, Department for Transport

Please note that Parliament has stopped all non-essential visitor access to both Houses due to the circumstances around coronavirus. The session will be available to watch online, and a transcript will be published on the website a few days afterwards.

Further information

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