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Government support for aviation growth acknowledged... but not at Heathrow

Recent media reports that the Government is reconsidering its opposition to a third runway at Heathrow Airport were rejected by a campaigner, but there is widespread agreement that extra capacity in South-East England is starting to receive serious consideration by the powers that be.

Rik Thomas
13 April 2012
John Stewart told Guardian readers that expansion at Heathrow is unlikely... but that aviation capacity expansion in the South East could well be on the cards
John Stewart told Guardian readers that expansion at Heathrow is unlikely... but that aviation capacity expansion in the South East could well be on the cards
 

The recent resurgence in media interest in the possibility of a third runway at Heathrow Airport (LTT 30 Mar) provoked something of a counterattack from those opposed to the idea. “Heathrow’s third runway is not happening – move on,” said John Stewart, who led the successful anti-Heathrow expansion campaign during the Labour Government, in The Guardian on 27 March. “The aviation industry’s tired third runway campaign ignores the facts of the future of air...

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