UK finally decides to add third runway to Heathrow Airport
After years of wrangling with aviation interests, trade groups and concerned community activists, the U.K. government has made the long-awaited decision to approve a third runway at London Heathrow Airport. Since last year, Heathrow and Gatwick airports had been hanging in limbo, waiting to see which facility would get the green light on a much-needed expansion for both airfreight and passenger operations. Today, the larger Heathrow emerged victorious, with the U.K.
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