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Copenhagen Airport secures EIB loan to fund expansion plans

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an €81m (US$93m) loan agreement with Copenhagen Airport, Denmark, to help finance a state-of-the-art passenger and hand baggage security screening concept. In addition, the airport’s capacity will be increased by the addition of wide-body aircraft stands and a range of other associated airside infrastructure. Alexander Stubb, vice-president, EIB, […]

Heathrow completes nationwide tour of potential Logistics Hubs one month after landmark expansion vote

Britain’s construction industry is set for a major shake-up after the overwhelming vote in Parliament to expand Heathrow. A shortlist of the sites bidding to help build as much of the expanded airport off-site as possible will be announced early next year, now that the Heathrow team has completed visits to all 65 longlisted sites. Last […]

Heathrow Expansion Gathers Momentum as Consultation Takes Off

The planning process for Heathrow expansion is now firmly underway, as the airport today launches what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in the country’s history. Heathrow’s consultation is a major milestone in delivering an expanded airport –  Europe’s largest privately funded infrastructure project, and the best way to keep the […]

Heathrow set to unveil options for £2.5bn savings on expansion plans

Heathrow identifies options which could reduce overall cost of expansion by £2.5 billion Reduced cost options developed with input from airlines and will be consulted on in January Savings would be delivered without compromising on Heathrow’s commitments to local communities or passenger experience Heathrow has identified options that could enable delivery of an expanded hub […]

Scottish government endorse Heathrow expansion

The Scottish government has said it is backing the plan to add a third runway at London’s Heathrow airport. The project has been heavily debated for a number of years, but Scottish ministers have said it offers significant strategic and economic benefits for Scotland. The government said this would include up to 16,000 new jobs. […]