London mayor Sadiq Khan joins Gatwick bosses in call for new runway

London mayor Sadiq Khan joins Gatwick bosses in call for new runway

Key political figure shares stage with airport executives and calls for Theresa May to rule out controversial Heathrow expansion

Gatwick’s campaign to win approval for a second runway has been boosted as London mayor Sadiq Khan joined executives at the airport calling on the new prime minister to back expansion at Heathrow’s rival.

The event came as Gatwick announced a further £200m to improve its terminal facilities, and a day after Theresa May’s new cabinet promoted several figures who oppose Heathrow’s third runway.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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