Airlines divided on new London airport

Sarah Coles
BA plane over houses in SE
BA plane over houses in SE

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Forget what the government says: if the proposed new airport in the Thames Estuary is going to be a success, the airlines have to embrace the idea, and compete to fly into the new facility - or base themselves there.

At the moment, there is a definite divide - and British Airways isn't keen.