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Articles tagged “heathrow”

Dubai Airports CEO: Heathrow’s Not-Yet-Built Runway Is ‘50 Years Too Late’

Dubai Airports CEO: Heathrow’s Not-Yet-Built Runway Is ‘50 Years Too Late’

Manus Cranny and Zainab Fattah, Bloomberg

We have to love a bit of international airport trash talking. Especially when there's so much truth to the talk.

1 month ago

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again

After Years of Delays, UK Government Gives Go-Ahead For Heathrow Expansion… Again

Christopher Jasper and Thomas Penny, Bloomberg

The UK government's backing of Heathrow over Gatwick is only the first step. The same thing happened in 2003 and 2007. The airline industry should expect years of squabbling and judicial reviews to further hold up the process of building a new runway in the south east of England.

1 month ago

UK Government Promises to Choose Between Heathrow and Gatwick

UK Government Promises to Choose Between Heathrow and Gatwick

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Like Berlin's new airport's failures or New York City's terrible offerings, London's airport drama is one of the longest running sagas in modern transportation. Meanwhile new rivals make solid ground every day.

2 months ago

British Airways CEO Says Case for Heathrow Expansion is ‘Overwhelming’

British Airways CEO Says Case for Heathrow Expansion is ‘Overwhelming’

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The UK government will be deciding the issue of whether to approve a third Heathrow runway within the next week or so. It's no secret which way British Airways wants the decision to go.

2 months ago

London Heathrow Makes New Pitch to Add More Flights

London Heathrow Makes New Pitch to Add More Flights

Bloomberg, Christopher Jasper

This is a relatively minor proposal from Heathrow Airport, considering it only would make room for 34 new daily departures. But any news that Heathrow can accommodate new flights is probably good for airlines.

2 months ago

London Mayor Talks Up Gatwick Airport Expansion in Wake of Brexit

London Mayor Talks Up Gatwick Airport Expansion in Wake of Brexit

Alex Morales and Thomas Penny, Bloomberg

The UK government still seems no closer to deciding where to build a new runway. How much longer can it keep delaying the choice?

4 months ago

Heathrow Third Runway Supporters Are Feeling Confident, Despite Delays

Heathrow Third Runway Supporters Are Feeling Confident, Despite Delays

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Supporters may see victory, but it needs to come sooner rather than later if they're serious about defending London's position in transatlantic travel.

10 months ago

Life Inside the Anti-Runway Camp Outside Heathrow Airport

Life Inside the Anti-Runway Camp Outside Heathrow Airport

Peter Nicholls, Reuters

Nothing about this collection of images says that the anti-runway people have a decent, viable alternative to expansion.

11 months ago

British Prime Minister Puts Off Heathrow Runway Decision Until Summer

British Prime Minister Puts Off Heathrow Runway Decision Until Summer

Robert Hutton and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Seriously, time to man up Cameron. Everyone is waiting.

12 months ago

Heathrow Reveals a Vision for Its Third Runway Expansion

Heathrow Reveals a Vision for Its Third Runway Expansion

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Heathrow has managed to function as a major international hub despite its runway limitations. But future passenger growth means it will need to expand, if it is to hold a leadership position both in Europe and around the world.

1 year ago

Heathrow CEO Says Volkswagen Scandal Will Help Fix Airport’s Pollution Problem

Heathrow CEO Says Volkswagen Scandal Will Help Fix Airport’s Pollution Problem

Alex Morales, Bloomberg

One company's scandal is another airport's potentially good fortune.

1 year ago

Heathrow CEO Calls for Reduced Emissions in Aviation

Heathrow CEO Calls for Reduced Emissions in Aviation

Alex Morales, Bloomberg

Holland-Kaye is right to call upon world governments, and the aviation industry itself, to produce solutions that make a tangible difference in the battle against climate change. It's also smart politics considering Heathrow's battle against environmentalists.

1 year ago