Archives



airports-commission

Airport expansion still stuck in the stack

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is alarmed at reports of a delay to the Airport's Commission's announcement on options for runway expansion in south-east England.   An announcement on one of three options outlined by the Commission last November was expected this month, but reports claim there will be no response until Christmas while ministers take more time to consider the plans. FTA chief executive David Wells wrote to David Cameron last ... [+]

Tide goes out on Boris’ estuary airport plan

The Government's Airports Commission formally ruled out London Mayor Boris Johnson's plan for an airport in the Thames Estuary to replace Heathrow, on 2 September. While the Mayor said he would fight on, insisting that the Commission's thumbs-down did not spell the end of his vision for a Hong Kong-style airport ... [+]

[aas_zone zone_id="13529"]