Boris sticks to airport plan

Boris Johnson has been responding to criticism that an airport in the Thames Estuary won't be 'commercially viable'. A study for the commons Transport Committee estimated that the project would need a massive public subsidy. But the Mayor isn't budging on his island idea. Sarah Saunders reports

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Boris airport "not feasible"

A Thames Estuary airport would not be commercially viable and would require a substantial public subsidy, according to a report prepared for the House of Commons Transport Select Committee