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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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,...

  8. 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...

  9. 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,...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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,...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. May 1, 2012

    Airlines oppose paying for border staff

    Airlines have expressed hostility to a Downing Street-backed plan under which they would pay for extra Border Force staff at...

  35. April 27, 2012

    BAA has failed at Stansted

    From Mr Stephen McNamara. Sir, BAA Stansted’s recent claim that being “freed from regulation” and “better rail links” would...

  36. April 9, 2012

    Heathrow night flights proposed

    Ministers are to study a contentious proposal to fly A380 superjumbos in and out of London’s Heathrow airport late at night....

  37. March 26, 2012

    Crackdown gives bankers excuse to stay honest

    A Politically Exposed Person is not someone forced to listen to ministerial witterings, which is how a corporate delegate...

  38. March 22, 2012

    Airline call for Olympic priority rebuffed

    Airlines have been told that one of their preferred measures for minimising delays and disruption at London’s airports...

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