Airlines have severely criticized the latest government aviation consultation document, saying it fails to address London airport congestion. The previous labor government had favored building a third runway at London Heathrow (LHR), which operates at more than 99% capacity, but one of the first acts of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition on coming to power in 2010 was to scrap this proposal (ATW Daily News, May 2). The coalition’s partners are reportedly at odds over the ...

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