MPs to take evidence for its inquiry on the Draft Civil Aviation Bill

01 December 2011

The Transport Committee will be taking oral evidence from witnesses including BAA Ltd, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic on the Government’s draft Civil Aviation Bill on 6 December. The Civil Aviation Authority and Department for Transport aviation minister, Theresa Villiers, will appear on 13 December

Tuesday 6 December 2011 - Watch the session

Committee Room 15, House of Commons


10.05 am

  • Airport Operators Association (Robert Siddall, Policy Director)
  • BAA Airports Ltd (Emma Gilthorpe, Director of Regulation)
  • Gatwick Airport Ltd (Kyran Hanks, Strategy and Regulation Director)

10.55 am

  • British Air Transport Association (Dr Barry Humphreys, Chairman)
  • British Airways plc (David Hart, Head of Economic Regulation)
  • easyJet Ltd (Paul Simmons, Director UK Market)
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd (Sian Foster, General Manager, Government and External Relations)

11.40 am

  • AirportWatch (Brian Ross, Aviation Economics Adviser)
  • DfT Trade Union Side (John Moloney, Secretary)

Tuesday 13 December 2011 - Watch the session 

Committee Room 8, House of Commons


10.15 am

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

  • Dame Deirdre Hutton, Chair
  • Andrew Haines, Chief Executive
  • Iain Osborne, Group Director Regulatory Policy

11.00 am

Department for Transport

  • Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Minister of State
  • Jonathan Moor, Director of Aviation
  • Robert Catherall, Airport Economic Regulation Policy Manager

These timings are approximate and the sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised. Witnesses are subject to change, and the room the session takes place in may also change. Please check our website for up to date details of this session.

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