No doubt there will be tough months to come but airlines, ports, and operators can look to the future with more optimism than ever before.
Posts Tagged: Aviation
With a few well-judged interventions, the Government can jump-start the sustainable aviation fuels sector and revitalise our industrial heartlands too.
We need a credible plan to reach net zero by 2050. A great prize is within our grasp, but XR is alienating the public.
Andrew Griffith: Suspending Air Passenger Duty could give the aviation industry the lifeline it needs
This sector is hugely important to the UK economy, accounting for many jobs, as well as boosting trade. The Government must help it in these troubled times.
Nick King: The business bailout scheme should avoid moral hazard, protect taxpayers – and not throw good money after bad.
Given the working title ‘Project Birch’ within Government, the project is reported to be considering investmenting billions of pounds in companies.
Graham Brady: As it stands, the quarantine plan won’t work, will wreck holidays, damage aviation – and lose jobs
It would be a sad irony if we chose to shut down the international connectivity on which so much of our prosperity depends.
Fortunately, there are workable alternatives on the table already – see what’s happening at Heathrow and Vienna, and in Iceland.
People coming into the UK could be quarantined for 14 days, he says.
In English, Barnier said: “I’ll have done my job if, in the end, the deal is so tough on the British that they’d prefer to stay in the EU”.
Chris Grayling: Here at Transport, we’re getting ready for Brexit – whatever happens. But here’s why I’m backing May’s deal.
If I had been offered this before the referendum in 2016, I would have seen it as a much better alternative to the status quo inside the EU.
It will also boost our economy and allow businesses to create new, modern jobs in an exciting growth sector.
Henry Newman: The ticking Brexit clock demands clarity from both sides, but also adds to the risk of No Deal
It’s likely that there will be some form of agreement, perhaps at the last minute. Likely, but far from certain.
Lord Ashcroft: Voters’ test for any Brexit deal. Britain mustn’t be out of Europe…but still run by Europe.
It comes down to whether people feel that the outcome has delivered May’s goal that the UK should “regain control of our own money, our own laws and our own borders”.