Transport Committee: Press Notice

Session 2008-09, 27 February 2009

Evidence Session

Evidence Session



On Wednesday 4 March at 2.45 pm in The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, the Committee will hold its third evidence session on Use of airspace. The following will give evidence:

2.45 pm

British Airways

  • Captain Dean Plumb, Manager Technical Developments

Virgin Atlantic Airways

  • Geoff Clark, Head of Flight Operations Regulatory Affairs

International Air Transport Association

  • Gerry O'Connell, Assistant Director, Safety Operations and Infrastructure, Europe

3.30 pm

Ministry of Defence

  • Air Vice-Marshal Tim Anderson, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff
  • Air Commodore Mark Wordley, Director Defence Airspace and Air Traffic Management

These timings are approximate and the sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised.


  1. Committee Membership is as follows: Mrs Louise Ellman (Chairman) (Liverpool Riverside), Mr David Clelland (Tyne Bridge), Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering), Mr John Leech (Manchester Withington), Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle), Mr Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin), Ms Angela C Smith (Sheffield, Hillsborough), Sir Peter Soulsby (Leicester South), Mr Graham Stringer (Manchester Blackley), Mr David Wilshire (Spelthorne), Sammy Wilson (East Antrim).
  2. Transcripts of evidence sessions for the Committee's inquiries can be found on the Committee website at:

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