Aviation — Its Vital Role In the 21st Century

October 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Oct2001, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p54
Trade Publication
This article discusses the role of the British aviation industry in business logistics in the twenty first century. Addressing over 70 professionals in logistics and transport, Geoff Muirhead, the keynote speaker to the Sir Sefton Brancker Lecture 2001, examined the future of the national aviation industry. In the local regions, the demand for air services still continues to grow. It brings with it concern for the environment and the potential benefits of aviation for the British population. The actual planning decision for the runway project development at a Manchester airport drew commendations. Research on the contribution of the aviation industry to the economy is discussed.


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