Heathrow will exceed the overall package of conditions the Commission set
Measures include support for an early introduction of ban on scheduled flights for six and a half hours every night after expansion planning consent received and the necessary airspace is modernised
Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye writes to the Prime Minister with a plan which will enable the Government to make the right choice for Britain, delivering up to £211bn in economic benefit and 180,000 jobs by approving a third runway
Heathrow is to ensure the whole country is ready and able to access the procurement opportunities that come with expansion, through a series of round table events taking place in every nation and region across Britain.
SME involvement in Heathrow’s supply chain is thriving, driven by massive increases in contracts awarded to them over the past three years. Today, almost half of Heathrow’s Tier 1 suppliers are SME’s compared to just over a third three years ago.
The Leaders of Spelthorne and Slough Borough Council’s have written a letter to The Times to express their support for a third runway at Heathrow.
The joint letter, from Councillor Ian Harvey, Leader of Spelthorne Borough Council and Councillor Rob Anderson, Leader of Slough Borough Council, is in response to reports that some council are preparing to sure over an extra Heathrow runway, and aim to show that no all councils local to the airport oppose its expansion.
Heathrow will be working in collaboration with Westfield Sportscars, and Oxbotica, to develop new iconic automated pods for public trials this summer. Using entirely British engineering and software capabilities, the three companies will develop pods capable of operating fully autonomously and safely on the streets of London, as part of the GATEway driverless car project in Greenwich.
The three companies, who have joined the GATEway project as consortium members, will be working together to develop the existing Ultra Pods currently in service at Heathrow Airport.
Heathrow Airport have announced a £105m investment plan that would see new and enhanced green spaces for local communities 4 times the size of Hyde Park- but only if the airport expansion is given the green light.
Images unveiled today show how the communities around Heathrow could benefit from a £105m investment in green spaces, including transformational improvements to *Colne Valley Regional Park that would reduce flood risk, protect biodiversity and create public places for people to enjoy.