A UK House of Commons report concluded that London Heathrow was not prepared to cope with last December’s snow and its owner, BAA, failed to invest in sufficient snow equipment despite the fact that winter 2010-11 was the UK’s third coldest and severest winter in succession. The report, prepared by the Transport Select Committee, analyzed the impact of the winter weather in December 2010. Several airports in the country closed for a time following the snowfall, but the ...

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