COMMONS

London air traffic control failure examined

16 December 2014

Transport Committee takes evidence from NATS (National Air Traffic Services) and CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) over the partial closure of London's air space due to technical error with the air traffic management system at Swanwick.

Witnesses

Wednesday 17 December 2014, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.05pm

  • Richard Deakin, Chief Executive, National Air Traffic Services
  • Martin Rolfe, Managing Director Operations, National Air Traffic Services
  • Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Civil Aviation Authority

Swanwick technical failure

The evidence session examines the failure of NATS’s air traffic management system on Friday 12 December 2014. Topics for discussion include investment in air traffic management, compensation for airlines and passengers, and the forthcoming CAA investigation.

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