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.
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.
The UK's Airports Commission has announced it is not adding the four-runway inner Thames Estuary Airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030.
London Gatwick has tabled its bid for a second runway that it says will enable more people to fly to more destinations earlier and is the ‘only deliverable option’.
London Heathrow unveiled its proposal today for a third runway that it will submit to the Airports Commission tomorrow – including the creation of a new east and west layout and a single transport transit system.
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, outlined his vision today of a future without Heathrow Airport and development of a state-of-the-art new Estuary Airport.
The first designs of what a new terminal and runway at London Gatwick would look like if they were built have been released.
Airport chief executives at the UK's two busiest airports locked horns over how airport capacity should be expanded in the South East of the UK.