Airports in the South future

Chairman of the Airport Commission, Sir Howard Davies, is discussing the future of airport expansion in the South today.

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'Environmental disaster' if more runways are built

More runways in the South East must be built if gridlock in our skies is to be avoided, according to the man heading a Government review.

Today, it was confirmed the expansion of Heathrow and Gatwick and a new airport in the Thames Estuary were firmly on the agenda.

Critics gave a furious response saying more runways would be an environmental disaster.

Sir Howard Davies, who is heading the Governments Commission on the future of airports, was giving an update on his policy a year after it was launched.

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