Protests over Royal Mail Southampton Airport night flight plans
13.6.2008 (UK Airport News)
while work is carried out on the runway.
strict legal controls over night flying at Southampton, which were agreed years
02:30. However, the airport will not be available for the night flight from July
until February 2009 because of resurfacing work on the runway.
to the council next week about using Southampton Airport for about six months
while runway work is carried out at Bournemouth Airport.’
reception. A spokeswoman said: ‘We do not have any plans to open in the middle
of the night for service by the Royal Mail. Indeed there is a strict legal agreement
in place with Eastleigh Borough Council that would not permit it.’
to agree to its request given the need to protect the interests of local people,
but Eastleigh Local Area Committee will now formally consider the response next