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11-07-2017 - Hearing on 'Impact of Brexit on aviation'

TRAN 19-09-2017 - 10:57
Poster for TRAN hearing on 11 July 2017

High level representatives in the field of aviation were invited to speak in the next TRAN Committee meeting on the topic of Brexit. Stakeholders discussed ways in which the UK’s departure from the EU is likely to impact the aviation industry from the perspective of the airports, the airlines and the tourism industry as a whole. The presentations were followed by a question and answer session with Members.

The hearing took place on Tuesday 11.07.2017 from 15:00 to 17:30 in Paul Henri Spaak 3C50 and was webstreamed.

    Programme - Hearing on the impact of Brexit on aviation
    Presentation - Kevin Toland, Dublin Airport
    Presentation - Michael O'Leary, Ryanair
    Presentation - Ralf Pastleitner, TUI Group