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The AEF is a UK-based association that is concerned exclusively with the environmental impacts of aviation.
Two reports have been published this week calling for expansion of operations at Heathrow.
Airports Commission publishes ‘sift criteria’ for expansion proposals, and names of its expert advisory panel »
The Airports Commission has published its ‘sift criteria’ for short-listing airport capacity options.
The London Assembly transport committee this week published a report on the capacity of London’s airports and whether there is a need for new runways. Its headline finding is that “Airport capacity in London is currently underused with some London airports having more than half of their runway slots free ..”
Expanding UK aviation connectivity may not translate into economic benefit, argues AEF in response to the Airport Commission’s paper Aviation connectivity and the economy.
The study, titled Aviation Policy Development Framework, was produced by the independent Dutch consultancy CE Delft, and commissioned by RSPB, WWF-UK and HACAN.