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Friday, 9 May 2014

Heathrow confirms proposed runway change



Its emerged Heathrow has decided to move the location of its proposed third runway to avoid digging up the M25.

A 600 metre tunnel would need to be built taking traffic under the M25, to accommodate a third runway.

But it’s thought the proposed runway’s current position would cause too much disruption when work on the tunnel began.

The planned airstrip has now moved south closer to the A4.

Meanwhile, British Airways has been told to pay compensation to passengers delayed by an emergency landing at Heathrow that disrupted flight schedules last May.

BA had said was not liable as the technical fault which led to delays was “an extraordinary circumstance” outside of its control.

But, a report by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch concluded that the fault was due to human error.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:09 pm  

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