Source: British Parliament News
01 May 2020
The Transport Select Committee consider the issues affecting consumers and industry.
At 9.30am, the session will be available to watch online
Simon Calder, Senior Travel Editor, The Independent
Mark Tanzer, Chief Executive, ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents)
John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive, Heathrow Airport
Debra Bowen-Rees, Deputy Chair of RABA (Regional and Business Airports Group)
Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive, Airlines UK
Focus of the session
The session will explore:
the financial position of airlines and airports;
passenger and consumer issues such as refunds and quarantine periods;
the protection of workers and passengers;
the impact of coronavirus on regional connectivity, and;
assess how air travel will work as the restrictions are eased.
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 for both sessions will be published on the website a few days afterwards.