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    1. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Heathrow names Javier Echave acting CFO

      Heathrow’s hunt for a permanent finance director continues but it has appointed an interim chief financial officer to...

    2. May 14, 2016

      Do we still need to build a third runway at Heathrow?

      Heathrow airport has tried to smooth the take-off for plans for a third runway by giving up its opposition to a longer...

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    1. May 11, 2016

      The complicated politics of Heathrow airport expansion

      Airport expansion will be the government’s next headache, after the pain of June’s EU referendum. The decision on...

    2. May 11, 2016

      Heathrow backs down on night flights

      Heathrow has abandoned resistance to a longer ban on night flights in an effort to secure the government’s backing for...

    3. May 11, 2016

      Gatwick hits at 'desperate throw' from Heathrow

      The tit-for-tat between London’s main airports continues, with Gatwick describing the latest efforts by Heathrow for a...

    4. May 10, 2016

      London mayor clears way for City Airport expansion

      The new mayor of London has cleared one of the obstacles to City Airport’s £300m expansion plan. Sadiq Khan on Tuesday...

    5. May 6, 2016

      Snapshot: ‘Heathrow in Photographs’, by Adrian Balch

      Today, London’s Heathrow airport is a global aviation hub that caters to 70m passengers each year. It’s a far cry from...

    6. May 4, 2016

      Ministers told to stop ‘dithering’ over Heathrow expansion

      Ministers should stop their “political dithering” over airport expansion in south-east England and make a firm decision...

    7. May 3, 2016

      Pastille power to Glenfiddich gas: the green energy revolution

      The UK’s renewable energy revolution has been fast, widespread and sometimes just plain strange. From the Flying Bum...

    8. April 25, 2016

      Heathrow dismisses £18bn transport cost claims

      Heathrow airport has dismissed claims by the government agency in charge of London transport that more than £18bn would...

    9. April 24, 2016

      Heathrow runway ‘faces £16bn black hole’

      Heathrow faces a “black hole” of more than £16bn to fund the upgrade of road and railway links to the airport if the...

    10. April 17, 2016

      Passenger jet landing at Heathrow feared struck by drone

      A British Airways flight was struck by what is believed to be a drone as it came in to land at Heathrow airport on...

    11. FT Alphaville

      April 11, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      The UK competition watchdog has put the squeeze on the Three-O2 deal, Vedanta has persuaded lenders to amend debt...

    12. April 7, 2016

      Heathrow faces competition from Dublin

      London Heathrow is to face more competition in the battle among Europe’s hub airports after Dublin said it would build...

    13. Fast FT

      March 28, 2016

      Storm Katie causes UK flight disruption

      Storm Katie is causing some travel disruption, with Gatwick Airport cancelling a small number of flights. Some flights...

    14. March 22, 2016

      Investment opportunities abound but we must get over the barriers

      This was to have been the year of exit from quantitative easing. Instead, 2016 is going to be the year of negative...

    15. Fast FT

      March 8, 2016

      Heathrow names Lord Deighton as new chairman

      Lord Paul Deighton, the man credited with successfully delivering the London 2012 Olympics, will now take over the...

    16. February 28, 2016

      Qantas boss urges Britain to vote to stay in the EU

      Qantas boss Alan Joyce has urged Britain to vote to stay in the EU, saying UK membership in the union is good for trade...

    17. February 24, 2016

      Manchester airport calls for tax holiday on new long-haul routes

      The head of Manchester airport is calling for an airport tax holiday on new long haul routes and publishing data that...

    18. February 23, 2016

      Heathrow boss warns UK needs to stay in EU to thrive

      The chief executive of Heathrow airport has become the latest business leader to warn the UK must stay in the EU for...

    19. Fast FT

      February 23, 2016

      UK 'better off in reformed EU' says Heathrow CEO

      The latest corporate voice to weigh in on the possibility of the UK dropping out of the European Union comes from...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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....

    26. 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...

    27. 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....

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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,...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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