The UK government today agreed to expand Heathrow, but the long running saga over whether it or Gatwick gets a new runway is far from over with a long period of consultation expected before a final decision is made.
The Board of Gatwick Airport has written an Open Letter to British Prime Minister, David Cameron, promising that it could have its new runway up and running by 2025 if the government decides to give it the green light.
The Airports Commission's verdict maybe in but the publicity machines roll on in terms of winning hearts and minds, Heathrow today revealing that three of the UK's most influential figures in business, politics and the trade union support its expansion.
Just five days after the Airports Commission recommendation that Heathrow gets a new runway, the gateway has unveiled a new procurement strategy which it claims will benefit all of Britain.
The Airports Commission today recommended that Heathrow gets a third runway to help solve the UK's capacity crunch, and within minutes of the announcement publicity machines across the nation went into overdrive either supporting or blasting the decision.
Emerging economies dominate the list of countries with plans for airport expansion, reflecting a shift in the global economy that risks leaving the UK behind, according to a new analysis of the sector.
Heathrow says polling released today reveals that for the first time more than 50% of residents in the gateway’s surrounding constituencies support the airport’s expansion plans.
A proposed Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction for St Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport and London’s capacity crunch were just two of the topics on the agenda at yesterday's Investing in Airports Summit in Athens.