The UK government last week reasserted the need for aviation capacity expansion in the crowded London market, including the building of a third runway at Heathrow and a second at Stansted, but cautioned that environmental concerns need to be a strong consideration in any expansion plans. The UK issued a required review of its 2003 "The Future of Air Transport" White Paper, which called for adding capacity because of the "essential role that aviation plays in our economy and continued ...

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