The UK government is under increasing pressure to solve London’s airport capacity crisis as senior conservatives this week urged prime minister David Cameron to allow building a third runway at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) (ATW Daily News, July 17). They, together with business leaders, fear LHR will be overtaken by airports such as Schiphol, Frankfurt and Paris Charles de Gaulle as prime European hubs if no expansion is allowed. For years, LHR, the UK’s primary hub ...

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