Britain has always been an outward-looking country. After Brexit, we were told, it would be even more of a global nation – open to the world and primed to trade with its most vibrant economies. None of that is possible without aviation.

Today, this industry faces its deepest crisis. After 16 months of doing our bit to keep people safe with some of the tightest restrictions on movement in peacetime history, we are enduring a second summer without any meaningful certainty and clarity on the rationale behind the Government´s decisions that affect people´s life and businesses ability to support the UK economic recovery.

Despite a world-beating vaccine roll-out, Britain trails many of its neighbours in translating this into a clear policy that would allow its citizens and businesses to benefit from its success. Read more