After decades of delay, the British government endorsed the expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday. The decision to build a third runway at the airport provoked a ferocious response that illustrated why a succession of politicians have ducked the issue since the 1970s. The
Airports can be strange places. Amid the frantic rush to make a business appointment or get the family somewhere hot as quickly as possible, they represent a kind of compulsory no-mans land for hours of waiting around. While some airports have risen to the challenge – the butterfly house and cactus garden
An Egyptair plane was left with a large hole in the nose cone after it hit a bird during landing at Heathrow Airport. The Boeing 737-800 was carrying 71 passengers at the time of the incident, which occurred on Friday evening, according to the Daily
Passengers are facing delays after the runway at Gatwick was closed to all flights because of a spillage. No flights have been able to land or take off at the West Sussex airport after a plane is believed to have dropped oil on Monday morning.
An American Airlines plane on its way from London to Los Angeles has been forced to turn back after passengers and crew were struck down with a mysterious illness. Flight AA109 was close to Keflavik, in south-west Iceland, when it was diverted back to Heathrow