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Happy!
This guy reckons we all deserve a new runway!

#Heathrow finally given the go ahead. Now allow #Gatwick to expand also! Increase competition and put Britain on the global stage

— Tom Roche (@TPRochie) October 25, 2016

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Heathrow To Get Proposed Third Runway

Described as a “truly momentous” decision by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, ministers approved a third runway at Heathrow.

Expansion will improve the UK’s connections with the rest of the world and support trade and jobs.

Read more:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37760187

Third Runway scrapped by Britain's new coalition Government.

Former prime minister Gordon Brown supported the call for a new runway at Heathrow for the economic benefit the expansion could bring.

The new Lib Dem, Conservative coalition, headed up by David Cameron, will also refuse any additional runways at Gatwick and Stansted, bringing a definitive end to the debate which was in the High Court [...]

Heathrow to receive £1billion upgrade

BAA announced that they will invest £1 billion this year to upgrade Heathrow airports facilities.
In 2007 £450 million was spent to enable the airport to accomodate the a380, and in 2009 terminal 2 was closed for a billion pound upgrade due to complete in 2014.
Terminal 5 cost the company 4.3 billion to complete, but the [...]

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