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    1. February 1, 2016

      Osborne urged to bolster case for Heathrow expansion

      George Osborne is facing demands to do more work on the “opaque” economic case for expanding Heathrow airport after...

    2. January 29, 2016

      Call for drone crackdown after four near-misses

      Pilots used to worry most about bad weather and bird strikes. Now, drones and lasers are on the list of flying risks...

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    1. January 22, 2016

      Heathrow decision put off until after EU referendum

      David Cameron’s government has come under fire after coming up with a new reason for delaying a decision on whether to...

    2. January 22, 2016

      Postcard from . . . Heathrow

      “Ladies and gentlemen, we seem to be experiencing some problems with the aircraft undercarriage. Please listen very...

    3. January 12, 2016

      Ryanair and easyJet eye work with rivals

      European passengers flying long-haul to the US or further afield could soon find themselves travelling part of the way...

    4. January 11, 2016

      Heathrow passenger traffic hits record high

      Almost 75m passengers travelled through Heathrow airport in 2015, setting a new record for the UK’s biggest and most...

    5. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      Heathrow traffic hits record high

      Almost 75m passengers passed through Heathrow airport in 2015, up 2.2 per cent on the previous year and the highest...

    6. January 5, 2016

      London mayoral candidates trade racism accusations

      The two main candidates in May’s election for London mayor have started the year by trading racism accusations. Zac...

    7. December 17, 2015

      Sir Nigel Rudd relinquishes Heathrow role

      Sir Nigel Rudd has announced plans to step down as chairman of Heathrow airport’s parent company, amid uncertainty as...

    8. Fast FT

      December 17, 2015

      Sir Nigel Rudd stepping down as Heathrow chairman

      Sir Nigel Rudd is heading for the departure lounge at the UK’s Heathrow Airport after a nine-year spell at the helm....

    9. December 17, 2015

      Business leaders call UK airport decision delay ‘disastrous’

      Fifty business leaders have accused the government of “disastrous” procrastination, after ministers once again...

    10. December 16, 2015

      The Heathrow delay is worse than gutless: it is plain stupid

      The British government this month had its best opportunity in decades to solve its London airport problem. It blew it....

    11. Fast FT

      December 14, 2015

      Optimistic Gatwick trumpets new long-haul route

      Senior managers at Gatwick Airport have a fresh spring in their step. The UK airport is back in the game, after prime...

    12. December 13, 2015

      Ed Miliband to reinvent himself as climate evangelist

      Ed Miliband is drawing up a cross-party campaign for a zero carbon emissions target in an effort to reinvent himself as...

    13. December 11, 2015

      Cost brings UK airport debate down to earth

      Gatwick may have a new spring in its step over the postponement of the airport decision for environmental studies. But...

    14. December 11, 2015

      Cameron’s craven dithering over Heathrow

      One of the constant refrains of David Cameron’s administration as it settles into its second term is that it is...

    15. December 11, 2015

      Tory MPs join criticism over ‘disgraceful’ Heathrow delay

      Conservative MPs have slammed David Cameron’s delay in approving another London runway, adding to the chorus of...

    16. December 11, 2015

      Q&A: HS2, roads, airports . . . how to get compensation

      High-speed rail is heading north sooner than originally planned, with trains timetabled to tear through the Midlands...

    17. December 11, 2015

      Tyrie trashes ‘complex’ inheritance tax

      Andrew Tyrie is probably the smartest MP outside the cabinet. Mr Tyrie is the Tory chairman of the Treasury select...

    18. Fast FT

      December 11, 2015

      Heathrow insists plans meet environmental requirements

      Heathrow has insisted its plans for a new runway meet environmental requirements after David Cameron delayed taking a...

    19. December 10, 2015

      Heathrow airport expansion: debate for and against third runway

      What economic benefits accrue from a new runway? Any big infrastructure project which creates thousands of new jobs,...

    20. December 10, 2015

      Business despairs of UK airport expansion delays

      Industry was relieved when the Davies Commission was set up three years ago to decide on expanding airport capacity in...

    21. December 10, 2015

      Heathrow expansion: fresh London airport delay sparks backlash

      David Cameron prompted a business backlash on Thursday night after delaying until at least next summer any decision on...

    22. Fast FT

      December 10, 2015

      Cameron faces backlash as airport decision put off

      David Cameron on Thursday prompted an angry business backlash after announcing a further delay in approving a new...

    23. December 10, 2015

      Smaller airports prepare to mop up capacity

      As a final decision on a new runway at Heathrow remains elusive, London’s smaller airports are getting on with raising...

    24. December 10, 2015

      How flip-flops and flights of fancy hit London airport growth

      David Cameron’s prevarication over London airport policy is hardly new: broken promises and political flip-flops are...

    25. December 10, 2015

      Heathrow pushes for expansion decision as passenger numbers swell

      Heathrow marked its busiest November on record in spite of Middle Eastern unrest, and used its passenger update to push...

    26. December 9, 2015

      Virgin Atlantic lands Europe’s first bond tied to airport slots

      Virgin Atlantic has become the first European airline to raise money by using its take-off and landing slots at...

    27. The Exchange

      December 9, 2015

      London's new airport runway: the case for Gatwick

      A subcommittee of the UK cabinet is expected to meet this week to decide whether to endorse the Davies Commission’s...

    28. December 8, 2015

      Zac Goldsmith warns Cameron against Heathrow ‘betrayal’

      Zac Goldsmith, Tory candidate for London mayor, has told David Cameron that it would be “an enormous betrayal” if the...

    29. December 7, 2015

      Heathrow decision faces emissions delay

      Business hopes that David Cameron would give a green light rapidly to Heathrow expansion were fading on Monday after...

    30. December 6, 2015

      Business hits at Heathrow procrastination

      Business groups have hit out at any further delays to expanding Heathrow as David Cameron’s own advisers urge him to...

    31. December 1, 2015

      MPs raise environmental concerns over third runway at Heathrow

      The government should not back a third runway at Heathrow until environmental conditions such as air quality can be...

    32. November 30, 2015

      Yotel lodging group plans to open up to 50 hotels

      Yotel, the lodging chain that offers pod rooms for as little as four hours at a time, has launched an aggressive...

    33. November 29, 2015

      RAF Northolt could help ease Heathrow capacity crunch, says Flybe

      RAF Northolt should be opened up for domestic flights to help address Heathrow’s capacity crunch and boost regional...

    34. November 24, 2015

      Regional airports back Heathrow expansion

      A group of 32 regional airports has given its backing for a third runway at Heathrow, providing a boost to the UK’s...

    35. November 23, 2015

      Manchester aims for slice of London airport traffic

      Manchester airport, the UK’s third busiest, said it could help relieve the pressure on London’s hubs as it carried 23m...

    36. November 8, 2015

      CBI urges Cameron to show leadership over Heathrow runway

      David Cameron must exercise “strong leadership” and have a third runway at Heathrow airport built, the president of...

    37. November 4, 2015

      Heathrow resistance to ban on night flights raises fears over expansion

      Heathrow is disputing one of the main conditions laid down by the independent airports commission as a prerequisite to...

    38. November 3, 2015

      Labour divided as northern Labour MPs back Heathrow expansion

      Nearly 30 northern Labour MPs have signed a letter backing a third runway at London Heathrow airport in the clearest...

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