Exclusive interview with UK transport minister

“Our overall policy remains to expand aviation and we recognize we need more airport capacity to do that.”
Credit: Bill Carey
As government ministers go, UK Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps’ life and career make for unusually interesting reading. Fifty-one-year-old Shapps has seen his political career wax and wane. He was chairman of the Conservative Party from 2012-2015 and some tipped him as a future prime...
Karen Walker

Karen Walker is Air Transport World Editor-in-Chief and Aviation Week Network Group Air Transport Editor-in-Chief. She joined ATW in 2011 and oversees the editorial content and direction of ATW, Routes and Aviation Week Group air transport content.

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