An experienced pilot warned David Cameron of the problems seven years ago.
Posts Tagged: Transport
The tie-up may appeal to the French company more from the perspective of neutralising a rival and preventing it falling into, say, Chinese hands than any wider synergy.
The Mayor has managed to break his promise and still fail to find the funds needed for transport investment.
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
A targeted approach would be more effective and less expensive.
James Frayne: First, they encourage us to switch to diesel. And now they want to charge us for it. What planet are these politicians on?
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
The industrial strategy has a welcome focus on education. But will it live up to its claim of modernity?
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
Carolyn Fairbairn: If the Government gets its Industrial Strategy right, we can help make the economy stronger and fairer
We need sectoral centres of excellence that strengthen our economy, create higher wage jobs and help us trade across the globe.
With London at a standstill, the unions just showed who really runs the show.
If ever a small community deserve a change of fortune, it is the residents of the island, and I will continue to play a small part in making life uncomfortable for those who let them down.
He needs to stand up to the militant transport unions.
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
Cameron Penny: Ministers should announce that they plan to use anti-terror laws to proscribe Aslef and the RMT
We don’t need more laws with anti-strike provisions – the Government already has the tools to deal with the transport crisis.
Only nine months have passed since his election, but he has abandoned all of his key promises.
Union barons on six-figure salaries deliberately causing inconvenience to passengers.