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U.K. Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Heathrow Third Runway

The morning of Wednesday, Dec. 16, began with news from the United Kingdom's Supreme Court after it decided to overturn a previous court appeal blocking the expansion of London Heathrow Airport. Prior to today, the expansion was put on hold, again, after the Court of Appeal said the expansion didn't meet up-to-date U.K. climate targets. Explaining its decision to overturn that ruling, the Supreme Court said the U.K. government's airport strategy was legitimately based on previous climate targets that were…

U.K. Parliament Votes ‘Yes’ to Heathrow Expansion, Further Legal Challenges…

The U.K. Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to back the expansion of Heathrow Airport and the building of a third runway. U.K. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling called the parliamentary vote on approval for a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport as 'the biggest transport decision in a generation.' The vote in…

Heathrow’s Third Runway Announcement: The Winners

Just over 24 hours since the UK Government finally put an end to the long and extended topic and made a decision to expand London Heathrow with an additional runway, the UK (and government) can now expect a long and tedious process before any construction begins. In fact, our in-house…