Transport Committee


Tuesday 13 March 2007

Members present:

Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody, in the Chair

Mr Clive Efford

Mr Lee Scott

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Graham Stringer

Mr Eric Martlew

Mr David Wilshire

Open Skies - The Draft EU-US Air Transport Agreement

Mr Willie Walsh, Chief Executive, British Airways, and Mr Stephen Ridgeway, Chief Executive, Virgin Atlantic, gave oral evidence.

Mr Nigel Turner, Chief Executive, bmi, and Mr Lawrence Hunt, Chief Executive, Silverjet, gave oral evidence.

Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for Transport, and Mr David McMillan, Director of Civil Aviation, Department for Transport, gave oral evidence.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 14 March at half past Two o’clock.