For pilots, hazard comes even without eye damage - a bright light can cause a distraction during crucial parts of a flight
Laser beams should be treated as 'offensive weapons', say pilots
Campaigners warn British legal system's long-standing tolerance towards non-violent action is under threat
DXB, as it is coded, handled a record 78 million travellers in 2015 - an average of one passenger flying in or out every 2.5 seconds
The past teaches us that epic struggles against powerful interests cannot be won without some people putting their freedom on the line
Gatwick toasted its “biggest December in history”, with 2.7 million passengers
The EU referendum, US presidential race, May's elections across the UK and key decisions on Trident and airport expansion will all have a significant impact on domestic politics in 2016
The number of Tube users of the station is likely to exceed 100m by the end of 2015, with rail passengers at almost the same level
As condemnation grows, BA reveals nine planned new routes at the airport will not serve the world's 'emerging economies'
Government defers any decision about where to build extra aviation capacity until after London Mayoral elections in May
Boris Johnson, currently the mayor of London, and Zac Goldsmith, who is standing to become the city’s next mayor, are both against the idea
Travellers warned that three activists are causing tailbacks to the M4
Virgin Atlantic has been forced to throw in the towel over the so-called 'remedy slots' after sustaining heavy losses
The Labour leader warns a third runway at the airport could exacerbate the Government’s 'dreadful record on air quality'
Exclusive: Chief executive, John Holland-Kaye, has dismissed Transport for London’s analysis that expansion would cut the number of British destinations reached by the airport
277 passengers were delayed because of the mishap at New York JFK