its runway, creating a potential alternative to Stansted in time to carry passengers
to the 2012 Olympics.
a year to destinations as distant as southern Europe.
awaiting a final decision from government.
approve the project or call a public inquiry.
so it can complete the work in time for the 2012 Olympics.
has won broad cross-party support as it will ease congestion at south-east England’s
other airports and could create more than 1,000 additional jobs.
flights to Jersey. But the airport is likely to prove attractive to rival low
cost carriers as it avoids the congested London flight path and shaves 20 minutes
off journey times to Europe. It is currently a hub for private business jets,
flight clubs and aircraft maintenance.
taking passengers from the airport to Liverpool Street Station in 49 minutes and
to Stratford in 42 minutes.
2008 in a £21m deal. Eighty five per cent of air cargo freight in and out of London
comes on passenger planes and the company hopes to provide customers with an integrated
air and road haulage service.
want all your bread and butter sold in one shop. We want to offer customers a
one-stop shop as well.”
a new distribution centre and resurfacing the runway, raising the possibility
of scheduled passenger flights between London and the Lake District.
profit expectations for the year to end February,