Bosses at the north and north-east’s two busiest airports are hoping networking at a major industry conference in Germany this week will pay off with many more flights.
Voting for Heathrow expansion without guarantees for Scottish airports would have been a dereliction of duty, Drew Hendry said last night.
The government has easily won a vote on controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow.
Amec Foster Wheeler today confirmed it would help Heathrow Airport Limited in its bid to secure a third runway.
North Sea projects are backed up like planes waiting to land at Heathrow, according to Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW) senior executive John Pearson.
Building a new runway at Heathrow will make it harder to solve the problems of air pollution and climate change emissions which the UK already faces, environmentalists have warned. The Government has been ordered by the Supreme Court to urgently produce a plan to improve poor air quality in the UK, which causes thousands of premature deaths and disease a year, to meet European Union legal limits. In the report backing a third runway at Heathrow, Sir Howard Davies warns that without action to tackle air quality, expansion could create pollution levels in 2030 that meant the UK was breaching the law.