IAG CEO Willie Walsh has dismissed mixed-mode operations at London Heathrow (LHR) as a solution to London’s capacity crunch. Today Heathrow’s runways are used for either take-off or landing at any one time. Mixed-mode operations would allow take-offs and landings on the same runway, maximizing utilization and allowing for additional movements. “I don’t believe mixed-mode is the solution,” said Walsh, speaking at the London Evening Standard ‘London ...

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