Heathrow with £17bn debts wants to raise…

Heathrow with £17bn debts wants to raise…

Heathrow’s attempt to increase airport charges by £1.7bn sparked anger recently, and were rejected by its regulator, the CAA.  British Airways’ owner IAG said it was “staggered” by the demand, as Heathrow has very rich wealth fund owners, who could help the airport with funding.  Heathrow is claiming they are within their rights to ask…

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CAA tells Heathrow’s owners to invest more…

CAA tells Heathrow’s owners to invest more…

The CAA has warned the foreign funds behind Heathrow that the airport is threatened with nationalisation if they do not inject new money to help it cope with the pandemic.  They said that without emergency funding from shareholders including several sovereign wealth funds, Heathrow faces a similar fate to Railtrack, the former FTSE 100 company…

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New arrival routes for Luton Airport could…

New arrival routes for Luton Airport could…

A consultation by Luton airport and NATS was launched on 19th October, to change the arrival routes for the airport, which could see aircraft flying closer to some towns in Beds, Bucks and Cambs. Luton Airport currently shares arrival routes and 2 holds with Stansted, a situation which has been described as “unsustainable” due to…

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Tory councillors want an end to Southend…

Tory councillors want an end to Southend…

Conservative councillors have criticised Southend Airport’s night flights, pledging to “explore every avenue possible” to have them removed. They have made it clear they back “further controlled expansion” but want night flights removed. Some residents say they are being forced to take sleeping tablets because of the sleep disruption caused by night flights. The Conservative…

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Disbelief at level crossing stunt that gridlocked…

Disbelief at level crossing stunt that gridlocked…

Network Rail has slammed the “shocking” Cottingham crash in which a driver collided with a level crossing after jumping a red light, causing traffic chaos. Warning other motorists to “follow the rules”, the organisation warned that Thursday's incident could have had “fatal or life-changing consequences”. A car collided with the barrier on the level crossing…

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Park for free this Christmas at Hull…

Park for free this Christmas at Hull…

Hull City Council is introducing free parking in Hull over the festive season. The council wants to encourage people to shop locally during these uncertain times and stay safe by shopping in nearby areas. The free parking is available at three multi-storey car parks, in Osborne Street, Pryme Street and George Street. Charges will be…

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