Aircraft line up and wait for takeoff at Heathrow Airport in London (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

‘Significant Flaws’ Cited in London Heathrow’s Planned Third Runway

An independent safety review into London-Heathrow's North-West Runway (NWR) scheme has raised a number of concerns about the proposal. The report, commissioned by Heathrow Hub and compiled by Ebeni U.K., an aviation and engineering safety consultant, was published on Monday. In a press-release,¬†Heathrow Hub stated that they commissioned the review "in order to make up for the failure of either Heathrow Airport Ltd, the Airports Commission or the Department of Transport to conduct a safety review." The report highlights a…