Delta Air Lines Inc. has a special interest in the trajectory of the British economy. Over the last two years, it has intensified its presence in London, gaining access to coveted landing slots through a 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic, which now flies to Atlanta. None of that is set to change as a result Read more
After more than two years, a commission set up to determine how aviation infrastructure should be improved in the southeast of England has made its final report, a 300-plus-page document recommending a new third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport, the third busiest in the world.
A new decision by the U.K. Airports Commission has squashed London Mayor Boris Johnson’s dream of building a gleaming £100 billion hub airport east of the British capital in the Thames River estuary.
More than 20 years after starting daily nonstop flights to Manchester, United Kingdom, from Atlanta, Delta Air Lines Inc. will turn over the route to its new joint venture parter, Virgin Atlantic.
Perhaps more than any other nation, the United Kingdom economy moves on planes.
Researching the U.K. airport capacity debates can be exhausting.
Delta in June received approval for a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic Airways that is to open up a bevy of coveted landing slots at Heathrow, paving the way for expansion of its trans-Atlantic service from all over the U.S.
In April, Manchester International Airport’s new Airport City site didn’t look like it was being prepped for a £650 million ($1 billion) development that could catapult the city into a new tier.
LONDON – Jeremy Taylor has an unconventional way of opening monthly networking meetings of Gatwick Diamond Business, a 350-member group promoting the area around London’s second largest airport. Using a beat-up trombone purchased for £35 on eBay, the gregarious chief executive blasts a slurred call to order. The crowd cringes, but they can’t help but smile and pay attention.