SESSION THREE: THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF A SLOT
The Economist wrote in November that the battle for Monarch Airline’s slots after its bankruptcy “is a sign of how much the system for allocating them harms competition and consumers.” The newspaper concludes that despite the challenges “the case for change is nonetheless clear.” What is the way forward? How can the true value of slots be found, and how should the value that is created with a slot be allocated?
Chair: Andrew Charlton, Managing Director, Aviation Advocacy
Beryl Brown, Head of Competition and Markets, CAA
Gunter Heinrich, Head of Airport Slot Management, Fraport
Jagoda Egeland, Economist, Infrastructure Planning Lead, International Transport Forum at the OECD
John Hanlon, Head of International Government and Industry Relations, Norwegian
Diarmuid O’Conghaile, Head of Regulation, Ryanair