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UK aviation sector’s recovery from the covid-19 examined

12 November 2021

The Transport Committee examines the UK aviation sector’s recovery from the pandemic as international travel resumes on a wider scale


Wednesday 17 November 2021

At 9.30am

  • Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive, Airlines UK
  • Karen Dee, Chief Executive, Airport Operators Association
  • Willie Walsh, Director General, International Air Transport Association

At 10.45am

  • Neena Bhati, Head of Campaigns, Which?
  • Rt Hon Jenny Willott OBE, Chair, CAA Consumer Panel

The session focuses on how the UK aviation sector can ‘build back better’ for consumers, ensuring that rights to refunds are protected, that travel requirements are understandable and accessible and that the sector’s broader recovery takes account of sustainability and domestic connectivity.

Likely subjects for discussion include:

  • How the UK aviation sector’s recovery compares with other competitive aviation markets
  • The UK’s testing regime
  • Refunds
  • Sustainability
  • Regional connectivity
  • Slots
  • Heathrow price control review H7

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