Published charges among Europe's 50 busiest airports by passenger volume have increased an average of almost 4% since 2007, with the biggest growth occurring at London Heathrow and Gatwick, according to RDC Aviation's Airport Charges Monitor. LHR has seen an increase of 40%-50% depending upon aircraft size, as the airport "tries to use the charging structure to encourage the use of larger aircraft." For example, the report found that the landing fee for a Jetstream 41 turboprop is the same ...

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