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We post all our press releases in this section on the day they are released. For more information or any media enquiries please contact the AEF office on 0203 859 9371 or info@aef.org.uk and we will handle your enquiry as soon as possible.

 


Transport Committee’s Heathrow expansion report out today: AEF reaction

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 …

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Heathrow public consultation can’t resolve air quality and climate change barriers to expansion

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 tim@aef.org.uk // Cait Hewitt cait@aef.org.uk // 0203 …

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Further comment from AEF on today’s aviation consultations

02/02/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cait Hewitt // cait@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371                 Tim Johnson// tim@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371 Key questions on climate change and public health remain unanswered in Government consultations The Government has today published several …

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AEF reacts to Government launch of major consultations on Heathrow expansion and airport change

02/02/17 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cait Hewitt // cait@aef.org.uk // 0203 859 9371 The Government has today announced that it will be launching major consultations on Heathrow expansion and on airspace change. Initial reaction from Cait Hewitt, Deputy Director at …

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Dark day for communities and for the UK’s chance of tackling climate change, as Heathrow announcement shows reckless disregard for environmental targets

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The environmental NGO, Aviation Environment Federation [1], which represents communities around the UK’s airports, has strongly criticised the Government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow. Cait Hewitt, AEF Deputy Director, said: This is …

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