Many BA flights for July moved from…

Many BA flights for July moved from…

British Airways is switching many short-haul flights from its second-biggest base, Gatwick, to Heathrow in July. BA has already warned that it may abandon Gatwick permanently, or drastically cut its operations there. For 30 years, Gatwick has been the base for BA’s leisure routes, including Mediterranean, Caribbean, Latin American and Indian Ocean destinations. BA Airways has…

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Hull’s huge A63 Castle Street upgrade takes…

Hull’s huge A63 Castle Street upgrade takes…

The £355 million upgrade of Hull’s ‘main entrance’ will provide opportunities for local businesses. Highways England will receive the formal Development Consent Order for the huge A63 Castle Street project on Thursday, June 18. The complete transformation of Mytongate junction is the focal point of the massive scheme, and the agency is now working with…

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Government announce a new “Jet Zero” council…

Government announce a new “Jet Zero” council…

In a surprise announcement at Friday’s government Covid-19 daily briefing, Grant Shapps, the Secretary of State for Transport, revealed plans for a ‘jet zero’ council, that will include representatives from the aviation industry, Government and environmental groups. Its alleged goal is “to make zero emissions transatlantic flight possible within a generation.” No further details were…

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GACC asks Gatwick to build back better…

GACC asks Gatwick to build back better…

Flights using Gatwick will slowly restart from 15th June, so noise, air pollution and CO2 emissions are set to increase again. Local campaigners, GACC (Gatwick Area Conservation Campaign) are asking Gatwick to embed noise and other environmental improvements into their recovery plans. During Covid lockdown, Gatwick was only open for a period each afternoon and…

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