• Tuesday, February 27, 2024


Dismay over airport expansion delay

Decision on airport expansion delayed

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BRITAIN’S business community voiced concern over the latest delay on a decision on the needed airport expansion. Prime minister David Cameron had been set to make a decision on where to expand airport capacity in southeast England in the coming weeks. However, transport minister Patrick McLoughlin said last Thursday (30) that Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October, due to the political turmoil following Britons voting to leave the European Union (EU). A government-appointed commission recommended in July 2015 that Britain should build a third runway at London Heathrow…

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