Survey results from a study by the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK) has revealed that as many as 53% of scheduled airlines have either decided to, or are preparing to, base flights in other countries than the UK because of Heathrow’s lack of capacity. Tellingly, 86% of airlines surveyed said they would put on more flights to the UK if additional take-off and landing slots were available at Heathrow. Colin Matthews, chief executive of BAA, said that the figures show it is a mistake to believe that flights displaced from Heathrow will automatically fly to Stansted,
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