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      Expand Heathrow and show Britain is open for business

      This summer, Britain has no political opposition. An introspective Labour party is only a third of the way through its...

    2. June 28, 2015

      Anti-Heathrow groups to step up protests ahead of runway decision

      Anti-Heathrow campaigners are planning a big rally in central London this autumn in the event that Sir Howard Davies...

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    1. June 25, 2015

      Gatwick says it is the only deliverable option for new runway

      London’s second airport Gatwick said it was the “only deliverable outcome” for the independent commission which is expected...

    2. June 17, 2015

      Goldsmith promises million protesters against bigger Heathrow

      A Conservative MP who wants to run for mayor of London denounced the expansion of Heathrow airport as “politically...

    3. June 12, 2015

      Mayor needs asthmatic parakeets to thwart Heathrow runway

      If Boris Johnson really wants to block the expansion of Heathrow airport, instead of threatening to lie down on the runway,...

    4. June 1, 2015

      Heathrow and Gatwick campaigners join forces over aircraft noise

      Protesters against expansion at Heathrow and Gatwick airports have come together for the first time to demand changes in...

    5. May 27, 2015

      Irish Yes to Aer Lingus bid gives Ryanair the whip hand over IAG

      Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary must be relishing this moment. In his hands he holds the fate of the €1.35bn bid for Aer Lingus...

    6. May 27, 2015

      National pride assuaged in Aer Lingus stake sale to IAG

      Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport once cheekily boasted of being London’s third runway, thanks to the number of UK connections...

    7. May 26, 2015

      Dublin government clears IAG offer for Aer Lingus shares

      The Irish government has given its backing to the sale of Aer Lingus after a marathon cabinet meeting supported an offer for...

    8. May 25, 2015

      Luton airport eyes faster link to terminal

      Luton’s owners, who have described it as the “Cinderella” of London’s hubs, are looking at speeding up transport to the...

    9. May 12, 2015

      Heathrow concessions may win over some protesters

      The leading protest group against expansion of Heathrow airport has signalled that some local residents could drop their...

    10. May 12, 2015

      MPs a step closer to decision on third Heathrow airport runway

      Heathrow airport’s management awoke on Friday morning to a changed political landscape — with many senior opponents of the...

    11. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Saving Trader Sarao

      Picture the scene in the London borough of Hounslow on Tuesday lunchtime, as police moved in to arrest one Navinder Singh...

    12. April 22, 2015

      Tesco’s ‘drastic’ Dave lives up to his nickname

      “Drastic” Dave Lewis, would-be rescuer of Tesco, has lived up to his nickname with £7bn in impairments, pushing the...

    13. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. A British futures trader was arrested for allegedly contributing to the2010...

    14. April 21, 2015

      Hounslow neighbours saw nothing flashy

      US authorities probing the “flash crash” that rattled global stocks in 2010 have spent years trying to understand the...

    15. April 19, 2015

      Dubai airport chief backs Heathrow runway expansion

      The head of Heathrow’s biggest rival has criticised the political deadlock over building another runway in ­Britain’s...

    16. April 15, 2015

      General election: Clegg declares Lib Dems open to new coalition

      Nick Clegg has declared the Liberal Democrats open to business for a coalition with Labour or the Conservatives, unveiling a...

    17. April 8, 2015

      Heathrow, Hong Kong and the case for bigger planes

      What London should do about its airports has not figured much in the UK election campaign so far. That is no surprise: the...

    18. April 7, 2015

      Flybe boss blasts Gatwick for ignoring regions in Heathrow battle

      Saad Hammad, chief executive of Flybe, has hit out at Gatwick airport for failing to address the needs of Britain’s regions...

    19. April 2, 2015

      Heathrow to cut passenger charges to support domestic flights

      Heathrow airport said it will cut charges by a third for passengers on domestic flights, in an attempt to bolster its case...

    20. March 16, 2015

      Heathrow expansion best option for regions, says report

      A new runway at Heathrow with slots ringfenced for services to and from regional airports is the best option for the UK’s...

    21. March 13, 2015

      London airports’ PR battle heats up ahead of runway verdict

      London’s two main airports are fighting to win public support ahead of an imminent decision on whether Heathrow or Gatwick...

    22. March 12, 2015

      IAG and Dublin close to agreement on Aer Lingus takeover

      International Airlines Group and the Irish government are trying to hammer out a compromise over the fate of Aer Lingus’s...

    23. March 11, 2015

      Gatwick promises to cap landing charges for 30 years

      Gatwick has thrown down a new challenge in the dogfight with Heathrow over airport expansion, promising to cap landing...

    24. March 10, 2015

      Heathrow link to HS2 ruled out before 2033

      The government has ruled out building a link connecting Heathrow airport to the High Speed 2 line between London and the...

    25. March 10, 2015

      Virgin Atlantic returns to profit after three years of losses

      Virgin Atlantic has returned to profit after three years of losses, lifted by its partnership with Delta Air Lines of the US...

    26. March 1, 2015

      Vince Cable to steer opposition to third runway at Heathrow

      Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, is to become the figurehead of opposition to building a third runway at Heathrow...

    27. February 24, 2015

      Benetton family receives bids for World Duty Free

      Italy’s Benetton family, the majority owners of World Duty Free, has received several offers for their majority stake in the...

    28. February 23, 2015

      Heathrow rules out IAG using Dublin as a third runway

      Heathrow has dismissed suggestions that Dublin could act as a so-called third runway for International Airlines Group, a key...

    29. February 16, 2015

      Ireland clings to its symbolic Heathrow slots

      A new sacred cow has landed in the Irish herd. Some matters in Ireland are held to be immutable and beyond discussion. These...

    30. February 12, 2015

      IAG refuses to make further concessions on Aer Lingus bid

      A commitment by International Airlines Group to allow Aer Lingus to use its take-off and landing slots at Heathrow airport...

    31. February 10, 2015

      Aena to float at €58 a share in Spain’s second-biggest IPO

      Aena, the Spanish airports operator, will be floated on the Madrid stock market on Wednesday in the biggest initial public...

    32. February 5, 2015

      Final approach for decision on airport expansion

      They have blanketed London with posters, splurged a combined £6m on marketing campaigns and rallied supporters from every...

    33. beyondbrics

      February 3, 2015

      Guest post: Dubai - the UAE's hedge against oil

      By Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce, Standard Chartered The news that Dubai has overtaken London Heathrow as the world’s busiest...

    34. February 2, 2015

      IAG seeks to ease political concerns over its Aer Lingus bid

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, has promised to leave ownership of valuable take-off and...

    35. January 30, 2015

      EasyJet backs Heathrow runway bid

      EasyJet, the biggest airline operating out of Gatwick, has backed the airport’s main rival in the battle for extra runway...

    36. January 30, 2015

      Q&A: Qatar’s swoop on IAG stake

      Qatar Airways has bought a 10 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia. Why?...

    37. January 30, 2015

      Gatwick expansion plans attacked by MPs

      Building a second runway at Gatwick airport would be a disaster for the area, causing transport gridlock and “irreparable...

    38. January 27, 2015

      Dublin plans Aer Lingus talks with International Airlines Group

      The Irish government is planning to “engage” with International Airlines Group in the coming days over its €1.35bn cash bid...

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