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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 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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....

    5. 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...

    6. 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....

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. November 9, 2015

      Eurotunnel lines up move to connect with London City Airport bid

      Eurotunnel, the group that operates the channel tunnel rail link between France and the UK, is planning a spate of...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. November 3, 2015

      Heathrow v Gatwick: the flawed case for expansion

      Should expansion of London’s airport capacity take place at Heathrow or Gatwick? The UK’s coalition government evaded...

    28. October 28, 2015

      Heathrow lays groundwork for third runway as revenues rise

      Heathrow airport is preparing designers, architects and suppliers to build its third runway as it hopes to receive the...

    29. October 15, 2015

      Heathrow courts SNP support in effort to secure third runway

      Heathrow airport is in talks with the Scottish National party about improving its air links to Scotland in an attempt...

    30. October 14, 2015

      A politically explosive decision looms over London runways

      This autumn, hundreds of thousands of rugby fans from around the globe are getting a taste of how it feels to live...

    31. October 11, 2015

      Gatwick’s counterattack piles pressure on Heathrow expansion

      Anti-Heathrow campaigners filled Parliament Square at the weekend, piling pressure on the government to block the...

    32. October 5, 2015

      Osborne poaches Labour peer to lead rail and energy overhaul

      George Osborne will put Andrew Adonis, the former Labour transport secretary, at the head of a significant overhaul of...

    33. August 30, 2015

      Allianz and Canadian fund eye UK airport

      German insurer Allianz has joined forces with the Canadian pension fund that owns the Channel Tunnel Rail Link to...

    34. August 9, 2015

      UK hopes drones buzz will prompt lift-off

      There is a growing buzz about the UK: drones are in the air, catching on with businesses and hobbyists alike. According...

    35. August 5, 2015

      London’s City airport up for sale

      The London airport on the doorstep of the City beloved by corporate executives is to be put up for sale as its US...

    36. July 24, 2015

      Heathrow airport cuts costs by replacing lightbulbs

      Heathrow airport is aiming to retain its investment grade credit rating in the run up to a £16bn spending spree if it...

    37. July 22, 2015

      Manchester and Stansted airports outpace main southeast hubs

      Passenger numbers at Manchester and Stansted grew by more than Gatwick and Heathrow combined over the past year as...

    38. July 22, 2015

      David Cameron’s aviation committee omits Heathrow critics

      David Cameron has packed a new aviation committee with supporters of a third runway at Heathrow, signalling that...

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