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Speaking at the aviation conference in London today, Mr Johnson's aviation adviser Daniel Moylan said Mr Johnson had not been consulted about the setting up of the commission and had been "profoundly unsettled" by its interim report.
Speaking to ITV News London, David Cameron said he had "great faith" in the Head of the Airports Commission, Sir Howard Davies. The Prime Minister added that "all options were still on the table", including an airport east of London.
Watch the interview with David Cameron in full on ITV News London at 6pm.
At today's conference Sir Howard Davies said that with the estuary option there was the "simple challenge of distance", with the schemes being some way from central London. He added:
Asked if the door is shut on all other options, Howard Davies replied:
- Boris Johnson's aviation adviser Daniel Moylan is also at today's conference
- London's Mayor is bitterly opposed to a new, third runway at Heathrow and favours, instead, a brand-new airport in the Thames Estuary
- The commission excluded any of the estuary plans in its shortlist published last month but have said it would further study an Isle of Grain airport option
The next steps to decide on future UK runway capacity are being outlined this morning. Sir Howard Davies, the head of the Airports Commission has already shortlisted Heathrow and Gatwick Airports as possible sites for a new runway by 2030.
Today Sir Howard will speak about the commission's work towards a definite runway recommendation - to be made in a final report in summer 2015.
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The accusation comes as the mayor's aviation adviser uses a speech to launch a bitter attack.
London's Mayor was said to be "profoundly unsettled" by a report which sidelined his proposal for a new airport in the Thames estuary.