Zac Goldsmith has resigned as a Conservative MP over the government’s decision to back a third runway at Heathrow airport, describing it as the “most polluting, most disruptive, most expensive option”.
Ministers have given the go-ahead for a £344m expansion of London City airport.
Boris Johnson hit an immediate hitch on his first assignment as foreign secretary when the plane carrying him to Brussels for talks with EU officials was forced to make an emergency landing.
In requesting a photo with his EgyptAir hijacker, Ben Innes displayed surreal genius and cool under pressure worthy of a John le Carré hero
British Airways is to launch services from Stansted this summer, the first time the flag carrier has operated from the airport.
Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal, has hinted that his next project could be building a vertical takeoff electric plane.
Labour was embroiled in its own row over airport expansion on Saturday night as the party’s candidate to be London mayor, Sadiq Khan, called on Jeremy Corbyn to rule out a third runway at Heathrow once and for all and back expansion of Gatwick airport as official party policy.
Britain’s aviation regulator has begun enforcement action against Ryanair to make the budget airline pay compensation to thousands of delayed passengers in the wake of a European court judgment.