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'Boris Island' Plans Rejected by Aviation Commission

Press Release: Airports Commission announces inner Thames estuary decision.

The inner thames estuary airport proposal not shortlisted.

The Airports Commission has today (2 September 2014) announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. 627 more words

Ready, Set, Go

Set to arrive at Heathrow Airport by this time tomorrow morning, it’s hard to believe how quickly the summer has flown by, and that my adventure in the UK is just about to begin. 108 more words


Boris Island: Why Boris Johnson's airport was always a bit bonkers

It’s bad news, Boris. The London mayor’s bright idea of building a massive new airport in the Thames Estuary has been given a firm thumbs-down – on the basis that it’s just a little bit bonkers. 478 more words


Heathrow, Dublin and 37989ft above Hudson Bay

Bleary eyed I looked out this morning from the Jury’s Inn Heathrow Airport to see that work was already underway moving about planes and people. Arrivals roared in overhead and departures floated up and off in the distance. 367 more words


London Calling

I have mixed feelings about London. The first time I visited London was as an extended stopover on my way to India. I bought a tourist bus pass and proceeded to hop on and hop off at as many famous sites as I had time for. 929 more words


An Airport Welcome

So I’ve left my Dad in recovery in Pennsylvania from his August 9 heart failure. After two weeks there, it was time to leave: I could do no more, and I couldn’t stay forever of course. 249 more words


Airports - Heathrow Sucks

I am constantly bemused by the lunacy that confronts me each time a travel through Heathrow Airport. I don’t think it would be nearly so bad if my experience was the same at each of the airports I travel through but its not. 584 more words