Gatwick

The feeble response to the Gatwick drone will encourage others to cause havoc

21 December 2018 21:01

Gatwick Airport has been brought to its knees by a bunch of drones – not so much the flying variety…

The Heathrow saga: What the papers are saying

26 October 2016 9:21

Heathrow’s third runway has won the backing of the Government but the long-running saga over the airport’s expansion rumbles on.…

If Zac Goldsmith is standing again, what is the point of his resignation?

25 October 2016 15:02

Quite a few MPs are driven by a strange need for validation, but Zac Goldsmith might be the first politician…

Let the gruesome legal battle over Heathrow commence

25 October 2016 12:25

When the history comes to be written of Britain’s descent from a democracy to a krytocracy, the story of Heathrow’s…

Heathrow’s third runway gets the go-ahead from the Government

25 October 2016 11:18

As was widely expected, the Government has backed plans to expand Heathrow. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the decision to approve…

Heathrow or Gatwick: What are Theresa May’s options?

25 October 2016 9:24

Today, after years of delay, we’ll finally learn what the Government’s answer is to the airport question. Both supporters and…

Theresa May lays the groundwork for Heathrow expansion

18 October 2016 14:59

After years of delays, point-scoring and heel-dragging, the government will next week announce which airport — or airports — will…

It’s time for Theresa May to answer the airport question

24 September 2016 10:00

Hinkley Point — for all its flaws and the whiffs of suspicion around its Chinese investors — has finally received…

Why Gatwick could still win the Great British Runway final

11 December 2015 10:59

The Department for Transport announced yesterday that the final verdict on airport expansion will be put off until summer 2016.…

George Osborne: ‘I’m trying to shake the inertia of this country’

5 October 2015 9:38

George Osborne is the man who wants to build and plan. On the Today programme, the Chancellor explained he was creating a…

London Heathrow, obviously

1 July 2015 10:46

A wise man looks at all the facts. The pros, the cons. Weighs up all the arguments. Takes the emotion…

Can Twitter not cope with a slightly fruity poem?

3 June 2015 15:58

Something incredible happened today: the Twitterati – used to passing mob justice on telly, celebs and politics – turned their…

Heathrow Hub’s case for London airport expansion

29 April 2015 17:28

Britain’s airport wars are still ongoing. After the election, the Davies Commission is expected to announce how to expand capacity. The…

View from 22 podcast special: Should Gatwick Airport be expanded?

7 July 2014 9:51

In this special View from 22 podcast, Fraser Nelson discusses the case for the expansion of Gatwick Airport. Guest speakers…

Airports Commission focuses on new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick

17 December 2013 7:24

In the past few minutes, the Airports Commission has published its interim report. It’s the first big opportunity for there…

The View from 22 special: the airport conundrum: is competition the key?

20 September 2013 11:46

In association with Gatwick Airport Does Britain really need a new airport, or simply more competition between existing ones? In this…