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Apr 17
2014

Government publishes new guidelines for airport consultative committees »

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The Department for Transport has published a new set of guidelines for airport consultative committees which replace the previous guidelines introduced in 2003.

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Apr 17
2014

BA’s new landfill waste-to-jet fuel plant highlights the opportunities and limitations of alternative fuels »

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British Airways this week announced plans for their pilot facility, in partnership with Solena Fuels and known as the ‘Green Sky project’, which converts landfill waste into alternative fuels for aviation, to be built in Thurrock, Essex.

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Apr 11
2014

Study suggests closing London City Airport could bring economic benefit »

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A new report from the New Economics Foundation (NEF) makes the case for closing London’s City Airport and redeveloping the site to create more jobs, boost local business and build new homes, after finding that the economic benefits of the airport were surprisingly small.

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Apr 4
2014

EU to reduce scope of emissions trading scheme to cover European flights only »

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The European Parliament has this week voted in favour of restricting the scope of the European Union’s emissions trading system (EU ETS) to intra-EU flights until 2017, effectively excluding long-haul flights.

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Apr 4
2014

Airports Commission publishes assessment framework for considering new runway sites »

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The Airports Commission has published its final assessment framework for the three options shortlisted for the building of a new runway, and to guide consideration of a Thames Estuary option pending a decision later this year on whether it should be included.

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