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New report finds expanding Heathrow or Gatwick would reduce regional airport growth

A report by the Heathrow All Party Parliamentary Group has found that expanding Heathrow or Gatwick would only re-distribute growth away from regional airports. Growth at Heathrow would be offset by up to 28% loss in regional passengers or a reduction of 207,000 regional flights a year

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Responses to Airports Commission papers on existing and new capacity

During the summer, the Airports Commission consulted on two papers: using existing airport capacity and delivering new capacity. We summarise our responses to the two papers below. The role of regional airports AEF continues to argue that rather than building new …

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The implications of South East expansion for regional airports

The AEF has published a new report, entitled ‘The Implications of South East Expansion for Regional Airports’ which considers the implications of building a new runway in the South East for regional airports. It would be impossible to build an additional runway in the South East and keep aviation emissions consistent with meeting UK climate targets, without cutting airport capacity elsewhere.

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New Airports Commission paper questions future growth of regional airports

The Airports Commission’s new evidence paper looks at the trends in UK regional airports and the wider airport network. It also considers that there is a limited role to play of Airport Passenger Duty and the new Regional Air Connectivity Fund. Our comment considers the implications of a new runway in the South East for regional airports in the context of a carbon cap.

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