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Airports Commission policy papers
Should the UK build a new runway?
Is a new runway compatible with climate policy?
May 7 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Heathrow Airport was today given permission by the Supreme Court to legally challenge the Court of Appeal’s decision of 27th February that has put the brakes on a third runway. Heathrow wants to overturn the court’s ruling that …
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The UK should amend its legislation to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the CCC has advised, and this target should include the UK’s share of international aviation and shipping emissions, and be met through domestic action …
Mar 13 2019
In today’s Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that the Government plans to look into whether airlines “should be required to offer genuinely additional carbon offsets so that customers who want zero carbon travel have that option”. Some airlines …
Mar 23 2018
Heathrow plans beset with problems and likely to face legal challenge, concludes parliamentary committee The Transport Committee, appointed to provide the official parliamentary scrutiny of the Government’s Heathrow expansion plans, has today published its findings. The report concludes that the …
Jan 17 2018
Heathrow Airport has launched a public consultation on its proposed expansion and airspace change principals. The consultation, which opened today, remains open until 28th March 2018. Below is AEF’s reaction. 16/01/18 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tim Johnson email@example.com // Cait Hewitt firstname.lastname@example.org // 0203 …
Oct 24 2017
24/10/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tim Johnson// email@example.com // 07710 381742 Reopening of NPS for Heathrow: overhaul of evidence as Airports Commission data discredited The Department for Transport has today reopened its consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) which …