Here he writes in opposition to Matthew Oakley’s piece last week, which opposed increased airport charges at Britain’s hub airport.
The Transport Secretary also predicted a post-Brexit boom, “if we use these new freedoms wisely, if we think and act like more of an up-start nation”.
The Transport Secretary joins a distinguished panel to explore this crucial question on Tuesday 20th April.
It was superb to see responsible local businesses investing, and ensuring a safe and socially distanced experience for their customers.
People coming into the UK could be quarantined for 14 days, he says.
The right measures now will not only keep companies afloat in the short term but equip them to support an economic rebound when the crisis is passed.
Raab and Patel advocate the positions of their departments, which are based on different concerns and priorities. It is for the Prime Minister to decide.
Common sense must prevail. The ‘use it or lose it rule’ should be relaxed so that airlines can consolidate services where there aren’t enough passengers.
Exciting developments in new technology, carbon credits and alternative fuel sources make the goal achievable.
The enemy is carbon, not air travel. The industry has already decoupled growth in aviation from growth in emissions, and plans further progress.
A series of mini-deal, plus unilateral preparations by the UK, mean that most of the building blocks for a managed No Deal are already in place.
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.
Plus: Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani meet at the Three Wise Monkeys Summit – hear no evil, see no evil…and evil. Guess which is which.