Sir Howard’s fudged answers on night flights give Heathrow scope to ignore bits of the report they don’t like

Sir Howard Davies' report calls for a third runway at Heathrow to be mitigated by 13 measures such as banning night flights to a noise limit. Today, I asked him whether he'd still back the third runway if these conditions were not met. Unfortunately, he seemed to fudge his answers when it came to night flights, suggesting some measures are absolute requirements and others would…

Heathrow is the wrong choice

Heathrow is the wrong choice and shows the commission was a waste of time and money. It won’t be long before that runway is also at capacity. Soon we’ll have our 4 runways, then 6, but in parts of London that won’t work in sync. The Government now has no choice but to go back to the drawing board. Aviation needs a fresh start in…

Londoners trialling third Heathrow runway noise a ‘possibility’

“Hiring and flying empty planes over London will give residents experience of nightmare night flight noise” Sir Howard Davies, Chairman of the Airports Commission, says it could be possible to trial a third runway at Heathrow – by hiring and flying empty aircraft so residents can experience the noise for themselves. This was in response to questioning by Conservative London Assembly Member, Kit Malthouse.

Tony Arbour discusses London's choice with Heathrow Third Runway Referendums

Tony Arbour AM, the London Assembly Member for South West London, has called on Mayor Boris Johnson to support Heathrow Third Runway Referendums. AM Arbour was given Mayor Boris Johnsons support at the September 19th 2012 Mayors Question Time of referendums in every London borough on whether a 3rd runway should be built at Heathrow. Richmond Council has already announced their intention to hold a…