The negative impact of UK air passenger duty (APD) and whether Gatwick or Heathrow should be expanded were the central issues debated at yesterday’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) annual conference.
The Airports Commission has today published for consultation its assessment of proposals for additional runway capacity at Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
Heathrow has come up with a novel way of entertaining passengers – installing a ‘scent globe’ in Terminal 2 that the airport claims provides users with an aroma of their most ‘fragrant destinations’.
In an open letter to the Airports Commission published today, 23 Chambers of Commerce representing over 40,000 businesses from across the UK have outlined the unique benefits a stronger hub at Heathrow would bring to British business.
Heathrow Airport is now offering passengers a new web-based facility which is aiming to make journey's smoother, and enables travellers to buy a range of travel essentials and book baggage services.
The Liberal Democrat Party has blocked its leader Nick Clegg’s plan to support a new runway at Gatwick and other airports that are located away from Heathrow.