By Chris StokesBetween the Lines
The Williams-Shapps White Paper represents a massive, welcome commitment to the future of the industry. This would be remarkable at any time, but especially when the industry has been haemorrhaging income during the pandemic and there are real doubts about future passenger levels. It also sets out an attractive, seductive future vision for the industry, which has been widely applauded. So it feels ungrateful to worry about the detail, but that is where the devil will lie.