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High Speed One (HS1), the UK's only high-speed and international rail line, has announced Robert Sinclair, as its incoming chief executive.
Over a quarter of flights to and from UK airports were cancelled yesterday, revealing the huge and ongoing impact of the network-wide air traffic control failure currently disrupting the sector. According to aviation analytics firm Cirium, 790 departures and 785 arrivals were cancelled, equating to 27 per cent of all flights from the UK. Heathrow [...]
Holidaymakers are being charged up to four times more for airport parking if they pay on arrival rather than in advance, according to new research. Consumer group Which? said its analysis of prices at 16 UK airport car parks revealed the “serious financial sting”. It compared prices for a week’s stay in mid-August paid for [...]
More than a third of flights to and from UK airports last year were delayed, new figures show. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said an “unacceptable” 37 per cent of flights were at least 15 minutes late in 2022. That is up from 17 per cent in both of the preceding two years and 25 [...]
Home secretary Suella Braverman has warned Britons going away for the festive period to “think carefully” about their Christmas plans. Braverman’s remarks come after Border Force staff at several UK airports – including Heathrow and Gatwick – announced their plans to strike for eight days, between 23 and 26 as well as 28 and 31 [...]
London mayor Sadiq Khan has slammed the proposed expansion of London City airport as the 10-week public consultation on the ramp up of services ends on Friday. Khan accused the airport of not “having demonstrated satisfactorily that [the plans] are compatible with our net-zero and wider environment objectives.” “It is essential the airport recognises that [...]
Luton councillors have approved proposals to expand the airport’s capacity for an additional one million passengers, according to reports. The decision means the fifth busiest airport in the UK will see 19m people a year using the airport for their travel, according to the BBC, which first reported the news. The airport will see an [...]
Business travel is expected to quickly rebound in 2022, as executives ditch Zoom calls and return to Europe, the US and beyond to press the flesh, a London City airport executive said today. So far, business travel has lagged behind leisure travel in recovery, as technological alternatives has proven cheaper and more resilient to the [...]
Heathrow Airport will today begin a Supreme Court appeal over the decision to block the building of a third runway on the grounds that it did not take into account the UK’s climate pledges. Back in February, the Court of Appeal ruled that the government had failed to take the 2015 Paris climate agreement into [...]
Last month, the Prime Minister announced new curbs to control the rising number of coronavirus cases for at least six months – and the prospect of tighter restrictions or a second lockdown still looms large. The outcry was predictable: the measures are confusing, sometimes contradictory, and of course, there are concerns about the impact on [...]
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