Airport Jobs: False hopes, cruel hoax – A report by economist Brendan Sewill which shows that the Government’s claims that airport expansion will help create thousands of new jobs to help the country through the recession are based on unreliable statistics. In fact, it finds that if the expansion results in more UK tourists going abroad then the forecast growth in air travel is likely to lead to a net loss of jobs in this country.
The Expansion of Regional Airports – The 2009 briefing paper from Airportwatch
Victory Against All the Odds – The story of how the campagin to stop a third runway at Heathrow was won.
The Need for Land – Find out exactly how Manchester Airport wants to expand. This document is the airport’s response to Manchester City Councils ‘Local Development Framework’ and lays out what the airport has up it’s sleeve.