Following December’s fiasco at Gatwick airport, the Secretary of State displayed his characteristic Midas touch when he said on Monday:
“The Government are taking action to ensure that passengers can have confidence that their journeys will not be disrupted in future”.—[Official Report,
Vol. 652, c. 101.]
Twenty-four hours later, Heathrow passengers found themselves having their flights suspended following another drone sighting. When can passengers expect this promised action to have the desired effect?