High Court Clears Slot Exchange - Response Statement

British Airways welcomes today’s High Court Judgment.

It is important for everyone who is involved in the aviation industry to establish with certainty what the rules are.

The clear right for all airlines to operate at Heathrow both now and in the future, in accordance with the European regulation, is the essential basis for investment.

Today’s judgment clarifies the law and the rights of airlines freely to exchange slots.