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    1. December 15, 2014

      Nats defends air traffic system as failure scrutinised

      On an average day some 6,000 aircraft fly through UK airspace, roughly a fifth of the 30,000 planes that criss-cross Europe....

    2. December 14, 2014

      Cable accuses National Air Traffic Services of under-investment

      Vince Cable, business secretary, accused National Air Traffic Services of “skimping on large-scale investment for very many...

    1. October 24, 2014

      Monarch Group sale saves 2,500 jobs

      The sale of travel business Monarch Group has been agreed, saving 2,500 jobs. The Mantegazza family, owners of Monarch for...

    2. July 15, 2014

      UK space industry poised for lift-off

      Space tourism and the continued rapid growth of Britain’s space industry will provide a £1bn annual boost to the economy,...

    3. June 24, 2014

      Drone legislation: reviewing the rules

      In March this year, a gas explosion destroyed two buildings in East Harlem, New York, with tragic consequences. Three people...

    4. April 9, 2014

      Helicopter crash review: Ban overweight oil workers from flying

      Overweight oil workers will be barred from flying offshore, under new helicopter safety rules that could cause disruption to...

    5. January 24, 2014

      Chris Chataway, athlete, politician, businessman, 1931-2014

      Sixty years ago two athletics events took place that propelled Chris Chataway to fame in Britain and beyond. One was his...

    6. January 17, 2014

      Tech and capital-raising craft takes off

      The first aircraft to be designed and built in the UK for decades has gained the finance to go into full production, thanks...

    7. January 10, 2014

      Heathrow embarks on a bumpier ride

      Britons have long been tormented by the depressing state of their transport infrastructure. Few areas are the focus of...

    8. January 10, 2014

      UK regulator CAA and Heathrow airport collide over charges

      Regulators have put themselves on a collision course with Heathrow by proposing the charges paid by airlines should be cut...

    9. December 26, 2013

      Gatwick airport faces probe over storm chaos

      Gatwick airport is facing the threat of having to pay airlines a rebate after thousands of passengers were left stranded by...

    10. December 8, 2013

      Second day of delays follow UK air traffic control glitch

      More flights were cancelled at London’s Heathrow airport on Sunday following the failure of one of UK air traffic control’s...

    11. October 21, 2013

      Heathrow attacks CAA over landing charges even as profits soar

      Heathrow on Monday raised its profit target for 2013, as Europe’s busiest hub airport warned that its shareholders were...

    12. October 3, 2013

      Heathrow attacks Civil Aviation Authority over airport charges

      Heathrow on Thursday strongly criticised regulators for proposing a real terms freeze in the charges it levies on airlines,...

    13. July 24, 2013

      Heathrow warns that CAA is putting £3bn investment plans at risk

      Heathrow warned on Wednesday that its shareholders would not be willing to proceed with plans to invest £3bn in the airport...

    14. July 23, 2013

      Airlines reject Heathrow offer on airport charges

      Airlines have rejected an offer from Heathrow for its user charges to increase by a smaller amount than previously proposed,...

    15. June 25, 2013

      Qatari fund raises concern over Heathrow levy plan

      Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, the second largest shareholder in Heathrow, has raised concern over a plan by UK aviation...

    16. June 25, 2013

      Gatwick proposes to reduce fee increase it charges airlines

      Gatwick has proposed cutting the increases in the charges that airlines pay for using the airport, in an attempt to persuade...

    17. May 30, 2013

      Heathrow airport plans to identify noisiest airlines

      Heathrow is planning to name and shame the noisiest airlines operating in and out of the airport, as part of the hub’s...

    18. May 23, 2013

      EasyJet to buy Gatwick slots from Flybe

      EasyJet is seeking to strengthen its grip on Gatwick by agreeing to pay £20m for take-off and landing slots at the UK’s...

    19. May 10, 2013

      High Court hands maximum penalty to Goldtrail director

      The man who ran tour operator Goldtrail, which went under leaving 23,500 holidaymakers stranded abroad, was handed the...

    20. April 30, 2013

      Regulator proposes cuts to Heathrow charges

      The UK’s aviation regulator infuriated Heathrow airport on Tuesday by, for the first time in a decade, proposing a...

    21. April 27, 2013

      Heathrow faces order from regulator to cut charges to airlines

      Heathrow is braced for a tough financial settlement with regulators that could force it to make a real-terms cut in charges...

    22. April 11, 2013

      Stobart directors committed for civil trial

      Two directors of Stobart , famed for its red and green lorries, have been committed for trial for contempt of court as the...

    23. March 22, 2013

      Aviation report encourages quieter jets

      Ministers are planning measures that could increase the number of aircraft flying in and out of airports by encouraging...

    24. March 10, 2013

      Peak fares rise set to be abandoned

      Plans to charge train passengers higher fares during rush hour are set to be quietly shunted into the sidings amid...

    25. February 12, 2013

      Heathrow calls for rise in airline tariffs

      The operator of Heathrow on Tuesday called for large increases in the user charges paid by airlines, saying the rises were...

    26. January 16, 2013

      Helicopter flight rules to be reviewed

      David Cameron said the rules on helicopter flights over London would be re-examined after a helicopter crashed during the...

    27. December 20, 2012

      Watchdog doubtful on Stansted deregulation

      The fees Stansted Airport charges airlines are unlikely to escape regulation over the next decade after the Civil Aviation...

    28. December 10, 2012

      Air fares up amid tight capacity, MPs told

      Capacity constraints at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports mean passengers are paying higher fares than they otherwise...

    29. November 25, 2012

      Heathrow faces showdown over rising levy

      Heathrow is heading for a bruising showdown with airlines after they voiced strong opposition to the airport’s proposal for...

    30. October 24, 2012

      EasyJet wins UK slot for Moscow flights

      The UK’s aviation regulator has backed the notion that budget airlines can offer an alternative to full-service carriers by...

    31. September 4, 2012

      Ryanair eyes Stansted stake

      Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s chief executive, would push for a second runway at Stansted “as soon as possible” if the budget...

    32. August 31, 2012

      Q&A: Third runway dispute will not go away

      Tim Yeo, the former Conservative environment minister and one-time third runway opponent, this week challenged David...

    33. July 13, 2012

      Olympic warning to aircraft that stray

      Aircraft that stray from flight paths over London are now at risk of being shot down, under rules introduced at midnight on...

    34. July 8, 2012

      New funding plan eyed for estuary airport

      Ambitious plans for a new hub airport in the Thames estuary could be achieved without forcing airlines to fund the project...

    35. May 30, 2012

      MPs accuse EU over safety and pilot shifts

      Proposed EU rules will exacerbate the problem of pilot fatigue and therefore increase the risk of aircraft accidents,...

    36. May 22, 2012

      Scheduled flights get priority for Games

      Airlines have secured a partial victory in their battle to ensure that scheduled flights can be given priority over private...

    37. May 15, 2012

      ECJ official backs flight delay damages

      Air travellers whose flights are delayed by three hours or more have a right to compensation from airlines, according to a...

    38. May 10, 2012

      IAG sells BMI Regional for £8m cash

      International Airlines Group has agreed to sell the regional division of BMI to a group of Scottish investors for £8m in...

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