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NEWS Tuesday, 17 December 2013 |

New runway in South East unlikely to be at Thames Estuary Airport – Airports Commission

The UK will need at least one new runway in the South East by 2030 to remain competitive and meet future demand, according to the the Airports Commission’s independent review into airport capacity and connectivity.

NEWS Tuesday, 08 October 2013 |

Thames Estuary Airport could be built for £24 billion and open in 2027

Development of the ambitious Thames Estuary Airport (TEA) proposal could be achieved as early as  2027, the SMART Airports conference heard today in Munich.

NEWS Monday, 07 October 2013 |

State aid, spaceports and Thames Estuary Airport on the agenda at SMART Airports conference

Warnings about the dangers of losing State aid for Europe’s smaller airports, a possible 2029 opening date for a new Thames Estuary Airport in London, and the launch of a Spaceport at Curaçao Airport in 2014, were all on the agenda during the opening sessions of the SMART Airports Conference in Munich today.

NEWS Friday, 19 July 2013 |

Thames Estuary Airport plan officially presented to UK's Airports Commission

Foster + Partners has formally submitted plans for a new four-runway hub airport on the Isle of Grain in the Thames Estuary to the government’s Airports Commission.

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Foster + Partners CEO, Mouzhan Majidi, talks about the importance of planning airports with user-friendly, integrated transport links and the potential benefits of the proposed Thames Estuary Airport in the UK.

NEWS Monday, 31 December 2012 |

London needs three dual runway airports, claims Gatwick boss

Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate believes London needs three dual runway airports – instead of just one large hub.
NEWS Tuesday, 23 October 2012 |

Boris Johnson ‘backtracking’ on Thames Estuary Airport, says Gatwick chairman

The Mayor of London is "backtracking" on his support for a new four-runway hub and is living in a “fantasy” if he thinks it will become a reality, the chairman of London Gatwick Airport has said.
NEWS Wednesday, 26 September 2012 |

UK's airport commission boss calls for unity on capacity debate

The head of the UK’s newly established independent commission into airport capacity in the south east has called on London Mayor, Boris Johnson, to work with him rather than pursuing a rival enquiry.
NEWS Friday, 06 July 2012 |

New report claims Thames Estuary Airport will not solve UK's air capacity problems

report commissioned by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has found that the proposed Thames Estuary Airport would be ‘too expensive’ and take too long to build to provide a valid short-term solution to the UK’s air capacity troubles.
NEWS Tuesday, 27 March 2012 |

Londoners divided over plans for airport expansion

Londoners are divided in their support for expansion of London's airport capacity, according to an Ipsos MORI poll conducted for BBC London.

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