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2008-09-30 00:00:24

Tories in brief AIRPORTS Campaigners and environmentalists hailed Conservative plans to scrap the proposed third runway at Heathrow, as the party pledged to replace it with a network of high-speed railways linking London with Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

2008-09-27 03:00:25

By Barrow, Keith Arup director Mark Bostock talks to Keith Barrow about how improved rail links to London's Heathrow Airport could boost rail's market share and provide a catalyst for the construction of high- speed lines in Britain.

2008-09-22 00:00:22

Home News IN BRIEF *The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, is considering plans to build an airport in the Thames estuary as an alternative to further expansion of Heathrow.

2008-09-21 12:00:20

London's mayor says congested Heathrow airport should be replaced with an airport on an island in the Thames with passengers ferried in on high-speed trains.

2008-09-10 09:00:30

By Michael Savage; Nigel Morris THE GOVERNMENT is in discussions with security companies and Britain's airports to lift the ban on liquids being carried in hand luggage as early as next year, The Independent has learnt.

2008-09-09 09:00:31

HOUSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines today announced that it will launch a third daily non-stop flight between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, and London's Heathrow Airport, effective Oct.

2008-09-08 12:00:27

Three of eight men on trial for conspiring to launch terrorist attacks at Heathrow Airport and elsewhere in London have been found guilty. Abdulla Ahmed Ali was found guilty Monday of conspiring to kill hundreds of people, as were two other men, The Times of London reported.

2008-09-02 12:00:21

A major overhaul of London's Heathrow Airport Terminals 1 and 2 will not be finished in time for the 2012 Olympics, said terminal operator BAA Ltd.

2008-08-21 06:00:44

By ALASTAIR DALTON TRANSPORT CORRESPONDENT PASSENGERS could benefit after the biggest shake-up in decades was signalled for Scotland's airports.

2008-08-07 18:01:12

FLIGHTS affected by closure of the runway at Newcastle Airport on Tuesday: Cancelled arrivals: 7.25pm from London Heathrow, 8.45pm from Paris, 11.30pm from Murcia.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.