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
Two cabin crew members reportedly disarmed the man
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
BA has cancelled 10 short-haul flights to and from Heathrow as well as its long-haul service to Dubai
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
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Labour’s last transport secretary has urged the Davies Commission on airport expansion to make a strong economic case for additional runway capacity. Lord Adonis, who favoured a third runway at Heathrow while in office, said that the next government could otherwise duck a decision until 2020.
Cycling in France, skiing in Mammoth, and rafting in Peru
Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder