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    1. June 28, 2015

      Cameron reins in ministers as he aims to capitalise on poll win

      Downing Street has put ministers and civil servants on a tight rein since the general election as David Cameron seeks to...

    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 15, 2015

      Heathrow airport protesters threaten action on air quality

      Residents fighting the expansion of Heathrow have threatened legal action over what they argue was a flawed public...

    4. 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,...

    5. June 9, 2015

      Decision on UK runway faces more delay

      Ministers will not provide a formal response to the Davies commission on aviation until the end of the year in a move that...

    6. June 2, 2015

      Manchester airport to invest £1bn on facilities in next decade

      Manchester airport will invest £1bn in new facilities over the next decade as the UK’s third largest airport responds to...

    7. 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...

    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. May 7, 2015

      Airports commission launches new review on runway expansion

      Sir Howard Davies has decided at the eleventh hour to launch a new public consultation on the question of airport expansion,...

    12. 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...

    13. April 12, 2015

      Feedback: The case for bigger planes

      Michael Skapinker wrote last week that bigger aircraft would free up space on crowded runways, prompting many readers to...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. March 26, 2015

      London City airport attacks Boris Johnson order to block expansion

      London’s business airport operator has attacked Boris Johnson over his decision to block its expansion because of concerns...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. February 4, 2015

      London City Airport wins planning battle

      London City Airport has won a hard-fought battle for planning permission to expand. The airport secured permission from...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. January 25, 2015

      English airports fear Scottish tax competition

      Scotland’s plans to cut and eventually abolish air passenger duty have rattled the English tourism industry, which fears...

    31. January 12, 2015

      Dubai replaces Heathrow as busiest airport

      Dubai leapfrogged Heathrow to become the world’s busiest airport for international passengers in 2014, the head of the Gulf...

    32. December 29, 2014

      Canadian fund raises Birmingham airport stake

      One of Canada’s largest pension funds has increased its stake in Birmingham airport to almost 50 per cent after it announced...

    33. December 17, 2014

      Let London’s airports achieve potential

      If Britain is to keep pace in the global economy, southeast England needs an additional runway. But this vital...

    34. 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....

    35. 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...

    36. December 12, 2014

      UK air traffic control failure identified

      An unprecedented computer systems failure set off the mayhem that caused delays and cancelled flights for thousands of...

    37. December 7, 2014

      UK provincial airports go over head of London

      The first regular direct flight from the UK to China outside London takes off on Monday, as Cathay Pacific launches its...

    38. November 23, 2014

      Feedback: A third runway for Heathrow

      Michael Skapinker argued last week that local opposition to a third Heathrow runway was less noisy than often claimed....

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