Third Heathrow runway proposal supported by Scottish Government
Ministers claimed expanding the west London hub will provide a number of benefits for Scotland, including new jobs and more flights.
Economy Secretary Keith Brown insisted that building an extra runway at Heathrow rather than Gatwick would be "the best deal for Scotland".
He said the proposal from Heathrow would lead to the creation of 16,000 new jobs in Scotland and a reduction in landing charges paid by airlines operating services from Heathrow to Scotland.
The plan could also see Glasgow Prestwick Airport used as a logistics hub for the construction of a third runway, and the... read more
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