18th Apr 2012
We are delighted to announce that Theresa Villiers MP, Minister of State for Transport will give the keynote address at this conference.
UK aviation strategy is at a crossroads. The Government has accepted the need to address hub capacity in the South East and will look at a number of options to maintain the UK's status as an aviation hub. In a speech last week, David Cameron said he was "not blind to the need to increase airport capacity, particularly in the South East".
Chancellor George Osborne is reportedly pushing for a U-turn over plans for a third runway at Heathrow despite it being recently ruled out. In his budget he announced that the aviation consultation would be delayed to the summer.
This timely conference will address the key questions that this change in policy direction will pose: