7 September 2016

Heathrow decision delay costs UK ‘£1m an hour’

Building News

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 »

6 September 2016

Britain needs a new runway – UK businesses cannot afford further delay

The Guardian

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 »

6 September 2016

REPORT: The importance of air freight to UK exports

Let Britain Fly press release

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.

28 July 2016

Business leaders and MPs urge Grayling to make quick decision on airport expansion

Politics Home

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 »