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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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....

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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....

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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....

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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