Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair says UK Citizens will need Travel VISA, Hard Brexit. Michael O’Leary was speaking and answering questions along with a number of high level aviation representatives who were invited to speak in the TRAN Committee meeting on the topic of Brexit. Stakeholders discussed ways in which the UK’s departure from the EU is likely to impact the aviation industry from the perspective of the airports, the airlines and the tourism industry as a whole. The presentations were followed by a question and answer session with Members.

The hearing took place on Tuesday 11.07.2017 from 15:00 to 17:00 in Paul Henri Spaak 3C50 and was webstreamed.

Committee on Transport and Tourism

Public Hearing “Impact of Brexit on Aviation”

Brussels, 11 July 2017
Room PHS 3C50

15h00 Opening by Karima DELLI, Chair of the TRAN Committee
15h05 – 15h25 Brexit in aviation: Perspective of the Airports
John Holland-Kaye – CEO, Heathrow Airport, ACI Europe
Kevin Toland – CEO – Dublin Airport, ACI Europe
Franck Goldnadel – Executive and Managing Director, Chief Airport Operations, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
15h25 – 16h05 – Brexit in aviation: Perspective of the Airlines and Tourism Industry
Willie Walsh – CEO, IAG
Michael O’Leary – CEO, Ryanair
Sean Kennedy – Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Airlines for America
Thomas Kropp – Senior Vice President Government Affairs and International Relations Lufthansa Group
Ralf Pastleitner – Director International Public Policy, Group Corporate & External Affairs – TUI Group
16h05 – 16h10 – Brexit in aviation – comments by Airbus
Nathalie Errard – Senior Vice President, EU and Nato affairs, Airbus
16h10 Questions and answers
17h25 Concluding remarks by the Chair, Karima DELLI
17h30 End of programme

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