Boris Johnson has recruited a US mayor to boost his campaign to close Heathrow and build a new airport in Kent, writes Simon Harris.
From Princess Diana to Sir Winston Churchill - the top 10 most iconic departures from the UK have been revealed.
Heathrow has made it into the top 10 world airports in a survey completed by nearly 13 million passengers globally.
The owners of Gatwick Airport have released footage of their plans to build a new runway.
The airport claims that the expansion would help the UK connect to 27 more destinations than a third runway at Heathrow, while a key architect behind the plans suggests the move could spark an Olympic-style boost for the economy of south London.
- Gatwick claims a second runway, to open in 2025, would link the UK to more destinations than a three-runway Heathrow
- Heathrow and Gatwick were shortlisted as favourites in December by the government's Airports Commission
- Commission chairman Sir Howard Davies said a new airport in the Thames estuary merited further investigation but a so-called "Boris Island" is now thought increasingly unlikely
Leading architect Sir Terry Farrell claimed a new runway would kick start an Olympic-style boost for the economy of South London.
Sir Terry has been commissioned to draw-up plans for expanding the airport as part of a new campaign called "Gatwick Obviously".
The owners of Gatwick Airport vowed today to start building a controversial second runway by 2020. The announcement is the latest salvo in the battle between Heathrow and Gatwick to win government backing for airport expansion.
There is no service on the @wlooandcityline while we fix a signal failure at Waterloo.
Heathrow Airport is experiencing disruption of flights both in and out of it due to fog.
Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight with their airline. Flights may be delayed or cancelled.
Due to the fog,Heathrow is experiencing some delays to arriving and departing flights.Pls check the status of your flight before you travel.
There is also disruption to flights at London City Airport due to low visibility.
Passengers advised to contact their airline for more information.
London City Airport is reporting delays and cancellations of both in and outbound flights.
Due to low visibility this AM flights to/from LCY are experiencing disruptions. Passengers should call their airlines http://t.co/nyCF2X05a6