Leaders from more than 100 of Britain’s top firms have warned politicians that failure to commit to airport expansion risks condemning the UK to being a second-rate economy until at least 2040. The warning came as business leaders and politicians met for the launch of “Let Britain Fly”*, a campaign aimed at pressurising MPs to avert the UK’s looming air capacity crunch.
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