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    1. 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...

    2. 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....

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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....

    5. November 19, 2014

      Heathrow locals defy the ‘not in my back yard’ stereotype

      I spent a morning this week in Richmond, the southwest London borough that, opinion polls show, burns with opposition to a...

    6. November 18, 2014

      Monopoly and competition circle the skies over London

      Everyone who has suffered delay in taking off or landing at London Heathrow Airport will have been interested in last week’s...

    7. November 12, 2014

      Top business figures call for London airports decision

      Some of Britain’s leading business figures are urging politicians to come off the fence and resolve the impasse which has...

    8. November 11, 2014

      Q&A: Airports Commission report

      What are the key findings of the report? All three options – building an additional runway at Heathrow, extending Heathrow’s...

    9. November 11, 2014

      Perils of Heathrow airport U-turn weigh on parties

      The Tories are expected to carry out a U-turn over Heathrow next year if the Davies commission throws its weight behind a...

    10. November 11, 2014

      Heathrow expansion to offer greatest economic benefit

      A new runway at Heathrow is likely to deliver significantly greater economic benefits to the UK than at Gatwick, although...

    11. November 7, 2014

      Heathrow holds key to UK trade revival

      The hidden secret of Britain’s global trade occurs in drab sheds close to Heathrow airport’s Terminal 4, stuffed full of the...

    12. October 31, 2014

      Willie Walsh says new Gatwick runway has ‘no business case’

      Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways parent IAG, said on Friday there was “no business case” for building an...

    13. October 29, 2014

      Heathrow Airport’s underlying profits rise 12%

      Heathrow on Wednesday posted a rise in underlying earnings as Britain’s largest airport claimed increasing support for its...

    14. October 29, 2014

      Future transport: London’s journey ahead

      Commuters in London in 2050 will still jump on the Tube, catch a bus or hail a taxi but advances in technology and the...

    15. October 29, 2014

      Heathrow’s revenues rise 8.2%

      Heathrow’s revenues are expanding as the UK’s main airport battles with Gatwick to be the choice for further expansion....

    16. October 26, 2014

      Businesses in UK regions choose sides in London airport battle

      Britain’s regional businesses are choosing sides in the battle between Heathrow and Gatwick over airport expansion in...

    17. October 20, 2014

      Airports sue RAF Northolt over expansion into commercial flights

      Two UK business jet airports are suing RAF Northolt after the military airport expanded into civilian flights to raise cash...

    18. October 16, 2014

      Ferrovial and Macquarie take over 3 UK airports

      Ferrovial of Spain and Macquarie of Australia have joined forces to take over Glasgow, Aberdeen and Southampton airports in...

    19. October 16, 2014

      Record trading profits at travel stores behind WH Smith advance

      Shares in WH Smith rose by nearly 3 per cent on Thursday after the stationer and newsagent posted a 9 per cent rise in...

    20. October 14, 2014

      ANA sees London losing out to Frankfurt without new runway

      London will lose out to Frankfurt if politicians do not back a new runway at Heathrow, the chief executive of Asia’s largest...

    21. October 12, 2014

      UK should expect ‘handful’ of Ebola cases

      The UK will probably be hit by Ebola, according to the country’s chief medical officer, who has warned the country to expect...

    22. October 10, 2014

      David Cameron defends U-turn on Ebola screening

      David Cameron has assured Britons that he is taking “all the steps” necessary to prevent the Ebola virus spreading to the...

    23. October 9, 2014

      Heathrow and Gatwick airports add medical checks for Ebola

      Enhanced screening for Ebola is to be introduced at London’s two main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, and the Eurostar rail...

    24. October 7, 2014

      Clegg defeated on airport proposals

      Nick Clegg suffered what could turn out to be a significant defeat at the Liberal Democrat conference on Tuesday, as his...

    25. October 6, 2014

      Doubt cast over need for UK air travel hub

      Britain does not need a hub airport and Heathrow should not be allowed to build another runway, the boss of the country’s...

    26. October 6, 2014

      Clegg hopes to shift party’s stance on airport growth

      Nick Clegg hopes to persuade his reluctant party on Tuesday to abandon its opposition to new airport capacity in the London...

    27. October 5, 2014

      UK regional airports join forces as Blackpool fights for survival

      After years of losses, Blackpool airport has only days to find a buyer if it is not to join the growing numbers of the UK’s...

    28. September 29, 2014

      The threat to London as an airport hub

      Britain faces a tough decision. More people are flying and airports are edging towards capacity. The UK needs extra runway...

    29. September 21, 2014

      Greybull in talks to take control of Monarch

      An investment fund is in line to buy Monarch as the UK travel group looks to ditch its past as a charter airline to focus on...

    30. September 12, 2014

      Theresa May to relax UK transit visa regime

      Theresa May is to relax the UK’s transit visa regime to encourage more air passengers – particularly from China – to travel...

    31. September 12, 2014

      Sheikh Ahmed: the man who put Dubai on the global aviation map

      In 1985 Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum, a Denver University graduate, was selected to start up Dubai’s Emirates Airline...

    32. September 9, 2014

      Dubai looks to cement its super-hub status with $32bn investment

      Desert destination Al Maktoum International airport stands alone in the desert, on the fringes of Dubai. Closer to the...

    33. September 8, 2014

      Dubai unveils $32bn plan for aviation mega-hub in desert

      Dubai on Monday unveiled plans to invest $32bn in a desert project to create what should be one of the world’s largest...

    34. September 5, 2014

      Bear market for gilts the next big move

      The last time the FTSE 100 index was at this level, St Tony was in Number 10, boring old stocks like Unilever and Diageo...

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      September 4, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * France halts delivery of warship to Russia | Move comes as Putin lays out plan for Ukraine ceasefire,...

    36. September 2, 2014

      Business groups call for decision on new airport runway

      By eliminating “Boris Island” from his list of possible contenders for UK airport expansion, Sir Howard Davies has created...

    37. September 2, 2014

      Lib Dems oppose UK airport expansion

      Business hopes for a new runway at Heathrow will be dealt a blow when the Liberal Democrats announce on Wednesday that they...

    38. September 2, 2014

      Johnson refuses to accept ‘Boris Island’ defeat

      Boris Johnson has refused to accept defeat following the rejection of his ambitious proposal for a new British airport in...

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