AOA Airport Operator Magazine | Winter 2022
Last year was extremely challenging for everyone - for the thousands of frontline air transport workers, airline staff, and the thousands of workers across the sector. I want to reiterate my thanks to everyone for all they have done and will do in 2022 to keep our airports running and keep our skies and airports safe.
This year, the Department [for Transport] expects to launch a number of key forwardlooking visions that will set the direction of travel for the aviation industry. We will soon publish the Aviation Strategic Framework, outlining how we will ensure the UK’s aviation sector continues to remain successful and competitive as part of Global Britain for the next decade and beyond.
It will explore critical issues like our pathway to recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, boosting regional connectivity in all parts of the UK, new technologies and measures that will help us to reduce emissions from aviation, and crucially, how to support the next generation of professionals into our aviation sector. We will take forward the framework through key focused strategies such as the Jet Zero Strategy that will be published early in the new year...