Legal challenges to Heathrow third runway expected following vote

Credit: London Heathrow Airport
Plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport are facing a legal challenge after a UK parliamentary vote paved the way for Europe’s busiest airport to expand significantly. The House of Commons voted by a large majority June 25 to approve the £14 billion ($18.5 billion) project to build...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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