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,

This content is restricted to site members.

If you are an existing user, please login below.
New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In