Category list : Aviation
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Debate | Sustainable AirportsSubscription
When it comes to connecting cities, airports and aviation are a firm part of the mix. Worldwide, passenger numbers are growing and that is true of the UK too.
Arup’s design for Uber’s planned uberAir skyport has been revealed among six shorlisted proposals.
Tackling a shortage of engineers in the aviation sector is top of the government’s plans.
The UK may soon be looking for engineers to design and build a new set of spaceports, as the new Space Industry Bill gets Royal Assent.
Heathrow scraps runway bridge planSubscription
Heathrow has revealed its thinking behind the three options put forward for the new north-west runway, which show the runway will not bridge the M25 at its existing level.
Heathrow reveals updated expansion proposalsSubscription
Heathrow Airport Ltd has kicked off its 10 week public consultation with a raft of updated proposals for expansion.
Heathrow councils throw weight behind GatwickSubscription
Four London councils have joined forces to back Gatwick’s bid for expansion instead of its rival Heathrow, as part of the transport committee’s inquiry into the government’s airport plans.
Adonis pushes for Heathrow rail commitmentSubscription
National Infrastructure Commission chairman Lord Adonis has urged Heathrow and the government to commit to expansion-related public transport proposals by January, at the same time as the airport’s third runway plans have come under fresh pressure.
Heathrow’s attempts to shave £6bn from its £17bn expansion plans have pushed the project back until at least December, as potential strike action adds a new threat to expansion.
Aecom's move into infrastructure investmentSubscription
The Heathrow Southern Rail (HSR) line project is to give Aecom its first private finance infrastructure deal in the UK.