Heathrow cancels 100 flights on second day of snow chaos - and one in five will be cancelled tomorrow

One in five flights to and from Heathrow is to be cancelled tomorrow in a bid to avoid the chaotic scenes when snow disrupted schedules at Europe’s busiest airport.

Stansted to be sold to Manchester Airports for £1.5bn

The company formerly known as BAA is to sell Stansted airport to the Manchester Airports group for £1.5 billion.

Simon Calder's Q&A: Manchester airport buys Stansted

Why does Manchester want another airport – surely it’s already got one?

CAA says Stansted price caps stay

Stansted airport should continue to be regulated because of its dominance among budget and charter airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority has decided, saying the airport's market power was likely to grow between 2014 and 2019 as airport capacity constraints continued to tighten in London.

Just two centimetres of snow cause transport chaos across UK

Stranded passengers reacted with anger as Stansted Airport closed its runway after just a couple of centimetres of snowfall caused transport nightmares across the country yesterday.

Stranded motorists on the A169 high up on the North York Moors near Goathland, North Yorkshire as snow fell across the UK

South's first snowfall brings transport to a standstill

Passenger fury as just two centimetres cancels flights at Stansted and Luton

Ryanair chief wants new runways at each airport

Ryanair's chief executive has described plans for a Thames Estuary airport as “insane, stupid and hare-brained”.

Commuters hit by delays on First Great Western, Greater Anglia and Stansted Express and Gatwick Express routes

Rail commuters were hit by a number of rush-hour delays today, with services to three major airports affected.

The 'no embarrassment' scanner image highlights something for security personnel to check

Stansted airport to trial 'no embarrassment' body scanner

A state-of-the-art security body scanner is to be tried out at a busy airport.

London airports waiting to be cleared for take-off

There is widespread agreement that London needs more flight capacity, but little consensus on the options. Mark Leftly and Lucy Tobin report

Airport operator BAA to change name after sell off

Airport operator BAA is to change its name after nearly 50 years.

<b>Boris Johnson</b>: Not one to let his position get in the way of what he really thinks, the Mayor of London answered a question during a BBC interview by telling the interviewer that he could

Boris Johnson attacks 'lamentable' government aviation policy

The future of British aviation became yet more entangled with Conservative party politics today when London's mayor, Boris Johnson, called the government's approach to airport capacity “lamentable”.

Ryanair's eyes on Stansted

Ryanair, the low cost carrier, is in talks about buying a 25 per cent stake in London Stansted airport, which is up for sale for an estimated £1bn.

Low-cost carrier Ryanair in talks about taking a stake in Stansted airport

Ryanair, the low cost carrier, said it was interested in buying a 25 per cent stake in London Stansted airport, which is up for sale for an estimated £1bn.

James Ashton: Qataris know that Heathrow is what really matters to BAA

Outlook Those Qataris must know something we don't. Only a day or so ago, they laid out £900m for a fifth of BAA, the owner of Heathrow. No sooner is the ink dry than BAA has thrown in the towel on its bid to hang onto Stansted airport, which it was ordered to sell by the Competition Commission three years ago.

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