Sir Richard Branson is demanding more runways are built at Heathrow. He says it is the best option to solve the aviation crisis in the south east.
He says building a new airport in the Thames Estuary would lead to the closure of Heathrow and the loss of thousands of jobs in the Thames Valley.
He also has mixed views about the news HS2 rail scheme through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
He spoke to our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse at the launch of a new route from Gatwick to Cancun in Mexico.
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson claims plans for a new airport in the Thames Estuary would lead to the closure of Heathrow with devastating consequences.
The boss of the Crawley-based airline says he believes that would be wrong and that the Government must seriously consider expanding Heathrow.
The Government has ruled out a third runway at Heathrow and is about to publish a long awaited consultation on future aviation policy in the region.
Sir Richard Branson will try again today to set two world records by kite-surfing across the Channel - 24 hours after being forced to abort his initial bid.
The 61-year-old Virgin tycoon wants to be the oldest person to cross and also break the record set by his son Sam for the fastest crossing.
Richard Branson has had to turn back to France due to a kite problem. But the other 10 members of the group, led by Richard's son, Sam, are still on course.
According to Branson HQ, Richard is still deciding whether to make another attempt with second kite.
Virgin boss, Richard Branson, 61, is attempting to become the oldest person to cross the English Channel riding a kite today.
The official record for the English Channel cross was set on September 17th, 1999, with a 2 hours and 30 minutes mark.