Airlines welcome commitment to bespoke package of measures to support aviation sector

March 17th, 2020

Commenting on the announcement by the Chancellor that a bespoke package of measures would be agreed on aviation with respect to alleviating the impacts of COVID-19, Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK, the industry body representing UK-registered airlines, said:

“This is welcome news and it’s very positive the Chancellor has promised a bespoke package for aviation. Clearly the detail will be important and we will want to see something sooner rather later, but we look forward to starting these discussions with Government in the coming days.”