The UK House of Commons Transport Committee issued a report yesterday endorsing a third runway at London Heathrow "subject to the effective application of tough environmental conditions," while suggesting that Gatwick, rather than Stansted, would be a better choice for a second runway after 2019. In addition, it called on the government to "ensure that the UK's major airports, particularly Heathrow, are connected to a future high-speed rail system." Chairman Louise Ellman (L) argued that LHR ...

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