Grant Shapps – 2022 Comments on Slashing Compensation to Passengers for 3 Hour Domestic Flight Delays

The comments made by Grant Shapps, the Secretary of State for Transport, on 31 January 2022. The comments follow an announcement that the Government is looking to remove EU261 protection from UK domestic flights, cutting compensation for three hour delays and changing the system for shorter delays.

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