Airline Insolvency Review Published

24th June 2019 by admin

The Department for Transport has published the final report from the independent Airline Insolvency Review, which was chaired by Peter Bucks.

The report can be found by following this link: www.gov.uk/government/publications/airline-insolvency-review-final-report

The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling commissioned the review following the collapse of Monarch Airlines in October 2017, when 85,000 passengers were repatriated by the Civil Aviation Authority, but at a cost to the taxpayer.

The review has considered both refund and repatriation protection in the event of an airline or travel company failure. The key recommendations from the report are as follows:

The Department for Transport will now consider the range of options put forward, and stakeholders are encouraged to respond to the recommendations as part of the ongoing consultation on Aviation 2050, which closes on 20 June.

[Source: Department for Transport. 9 May, 2019]

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