© Khunaspix Dreamstime.

Slowly but surely, the idea that the UK needs new airport capacity is taking root. Not only has the chairman of the Airports Commission said that a new runway is needed, but now the new aviation minister – previously a vocal opponent of a third runway at Heathrow – appears to have had a change of heart, saying it’s “vital that we support growth in this sector”. Unfortunately, however, very few people believe that the government will take any notice of the growing clamour for expansion.

Comment on this article

You must be logged in to post a comment.