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Join in "The Great Aviation Debate" on 15 November.

12 Nov 2007

Discussion of the role and future of Manchester Airport.

You are invited to attend "The Great Aviation Debate" on Thursday 15 November at 7.30pm (sharp!!) in The Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester (behind the Central Library). The event will offer you the opportunity to hear the views from business, the Airport and the climate lobby on the role and future of Manchester Airport. The session will also include a question and answer session with the audience.

The University of Manchester is known for its large international student population, the quality of its research and lecturers, which use and rely upon the airport for access. The event will offer University staff the chance to listen to the debates, ask questions and support the airport and its contribution to the University and Greater Manchester.


  • Angie Robinson, Chief Exec GM Chamber of Commerce
  • Kevin Anderson, Tyndall Centre Manchester
  • Cllr Vanessa Hall, from Manchester Climate Action
  • John Twigg, Manchester Airport
  • Prof Callum Thomas, Professor of Sustainable Aviation
  • Robbie Gillett, Plane Stupid

Moderated by Colin Sykes, the BBC's Environment and Transport Correspondent for the North West.

The event is free, with seats allocated on a first come, first served basis. Come early, as this event will be very popular!

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