New call to reject Thames Estuary airport plans

Heathrow Airport Credit: PA

The House of Commons Transport Committee has said, in a report today, that the government should reject the Thames Estuary airport plan and expand Heathrow instead.

The plans for a new hub airport east of London, favoured by London Mayor Boris Johnson, are described as far too expensive.

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MPs back Heathrow expansion

The House of Commons Transport Committee has said, in a report today, that the government should reject the Thames Estuary airport plan and expand Heathrow instead.