“The new prime minister has a very important decision to make regarding new airport capacity, and I urge her to rule as swiftly as possible in favour of a second runway at Gatwick, which would bring substantial economic benefits.”
While Khan had already made his support for Gatwick known, the event marks the first time since the Airports Commission was established in 2012 that a key political figure has shared a stage with executives at the contending airports to declare their partisan support.
Partisan indeed, no?
The correct answer is expand LHR, dammit!
But that seems to be political suicide or immense personal discomfort for many of the current crop of English politicians?
Help a poor Yank understand this stuff, please!