European Union Competence and Transport

The Committee will begin taking oral evidence on its European Union Competence and Transport inquiry on Wednesday 5 May at 2.45 pm. The session will hear from representatives of airport owners and operators, airlines and the UK's aviation regulator about their views of the respective responsibilities of Members State and the European Union in the transport field.

The witnesses will be as follows:

at 2.45pm BAA

                  Manchester Airport Group plc

                  Airport Operators Association

at 3.20 pm British Airways

                  Virgin Atlantic Airways

at 4.10 pm Civil Aviation Authority

 Further sessions will be announced.

The evidence session will take place in public, unless otherwise decided by the Committee. Because the meetings may be moved from the Palace of Westminster to Portcullis House, those wishing to attend the meetings should check the venue by contacting the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 on the day before the hearings.

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Press Notice   20/2003-04   28 April 2004

Eve Samson, Clerk of the Committee