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Expanding Heathrow would ground expansion at every other airport in Britain

Expanding Heathrow would ground expansion at every other airport in Britain
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If you want to know how anti-competitive a third runway at Heathrow could be, then check out this article in today's Times.  It highlights a study by the Campaign for Better Transport which claims that - thanks to the Government's climate change target - Heathrow expansion would mean every other airport in Britain having to abandon their own expansion plans.  I wonder whether  Gordon Brown's factored that in when he boasts about how many jobs would be "created" by a third runway at Heathrow?  Somehow, I doubt it...