Tag Archives: Heathrow Airport

Boris has failed to get to grips with aviation noise

Londoners cannot be expected to tolerate the aviation noise that blights communities on a daily basis for a moment longer.

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Labour and Lib Dems could benefit from Boris’s airports fetish

John Stewart, chair of AirportWatch, writes about the potential electoral consequences of Boris Johnson’s lust for more airports and runways in the South East.

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As Heathrow grows, noise and air pollution needs to be tackled

Londoners’ concerns about noise and air pollution from an already expanding Heathrow Airport have been lost amidst the renewed debate over a third runway.

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Heathrow third runway: Was Ed Miliband right all along?

Would the UK and the planet be better off with a third runway at Heathrow and a Labour government with Ed Miliband still at Dept. of Energy and Climate Change?

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The challenges facing new transport secretary Justine Greening

Richard Hebditch, of the Campaign for Better Transport, writes about the challenges facing Justine Greening as she starts work at the Department for Transport.

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Aviation industry turn on Greening over her opposition to third runway

We reveal the aviation industry’s attempt to imply new transport secretary Justine Greening is “compromised” because of her opposition to a third runway at Heathrow.

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How will Labour react to news BA have given up on third runway?

Willie Walsh has probably killed off the third runway at Heathrow with the admission by the British Airways (BA) chief executive that it will “never be built”.

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Boris’s airport arguments don’t stand up to scrutiny

Boris Johnson’s attacks on the government’s aviation policy are becoming increasingly strident, reports John Stewart of Airport Watch.

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