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London runway decision to be made tomorrow

London runway decision to be made tomorrow

Chris Grayling, transport secretary for Britain, has revealed the long awaited decision about a new runway at one of London’s airports will finally be made on Tuesday. The proposals for expansion include a new runway to the north west of Heathrow Airport, an extension of Heathrow’s existing northern runway or a new runway to the south of Gatwick Airport.

easyJet appoints new chief commercial officer

easyJet appoints new chief commercial officer

easyJet has appointed Peter Duffy to the role of chief commercial officer, bringing together all the airline’s revenue generation under one person. The role includes Duffy’s previous areas of responsibility which include marketing, customer strategy and digital activity. Carolyn McCall, easyJet chief executive, commented on the changes: “Peter has done a fantastic job over the past six years in establishing easyJet as the leader in digital, data and customer.