Business leaders say night flights are 'vital to economy'

Business leaders say night flights into London's airports must be protected because they are a vital part of the economy.

They were responding to a Department for Transport consultation ending today on current night flying operations at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

This report from our Political Correspondent Simon Harris.

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London night flight debate

Lobby group the Confederation of British Industry have produced a report claiming controversial London night flights must be protected. The Government is currently carrying out a consultation into the impact of night flights.