The government announcement backing expansion at Heathrow Airport is hugely welcome, and a tremendous boost to British business.
Government has made a clear decision on a new runway, which is hugely welcome.
Campaign group Let Britain Fly urges May to make airport capacity decision Delays to the decision to expand the country’s airport capacity in south-east England is costing the economy £1m an hour, new research has claimed. Put together by campaign group, Let Britain Fly, the findings say the UK misses out on £9.5bn of potential… Read more »
Delays in decision making on airport expansion are costing the UK as much as £1m ever hour in lost trade with emerging markets, according to a new analysis. Sir Howard Davies first recommended expansion at Heathrow last July, but since then the government has failed to approve the plan, and is currently set to return to… Read more »
In the year since the Airports Commission published its recommendation on the expansion of airports capacity, Britain has missed out on at least £9.5bn in trade with emerging economies because we do not have a new runway. When the UK is looking to re-energise its trading relationships across the globe, we cannot afford to fall… Read more »
et Britain Fly has published a new report showing that the Government’s continued failure to get on with building a new runway in the south east is preventing £9.5bn of international trade deals every year.
The decision on whether to construct a new runway in the south east of England has been parked for too long. That cannot remain the case for much longer – a lack of airport capacity in the south east is acting a major constraint upon business and economic growth. Business leaders have become increasingly exasperated… Read more »
Gatwick Airport has established a Growth Board (GGB) as it seeks to bolster arguments for a second runway ahead of the government’s long-awaited decision on aviation capacity in the south east. Former minister for the Olympics and for London Baroness Tessa Jowell and former minister for transport Steve Norris will co-chair the group, examining the… Read more »
As MPs prepare to jet off on their summer holidays, there is one big decision that awaits their return: where to build a new runway in London and the South East. This is a decision that has now dragged on beyond all belief. When the Airports Commission published its final report over a year ago,… Read more »
In a series of letters organised by the Let Britain Fly campaign group, politicians from Cornwall, the north-east, the north-west and Scotland have written stressing the importance of aviation capacity for their regions. They include Tory, Labour and SNP MPs, along with the leaders of ten different local authorities in the north-east and Merseyside. The… Read more »