Air transport

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Two aircraft involved in ‘minor collision’ on runway at Heathrow
No injuries have been reported and there is no significant impact on departures or arrivals

Nadeem Badshah

28, Sep, 2022 @9:08 PM

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Doncaster Sheffield airport to close after no ‘tangible proposals’ put forward
Yorkshire mayor calls on PM to intervene over decision which leaves hundreds of staff at risk of losing jobs

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

26, Sep, 2022 @1:41 PM

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Severe weather causes major flight disruptions at Sydney airport ahead of AFL grand final weekend
Approximately 40 flights due to land in or depart Sydney were cancelled on Thursday morning, leading to cancellations in Melbourne

Stephanie Convery and agencies

22, Sep, 2022 @3:25 AM

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Emiliano Sala pilot told friend plane was ‘dodgy’ before fatal flight
Newly released audio reveals David Ibbotson had concerns about aircraft in run-up to crash in 2019

Alexandra Topping

21, Sep, 2022 @8:29 AM

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Vulnerable countries demand global tax to pay for climate-led loss and damage
Poor nations exhort UN to consider ‘climate-related and justice-based’ tax on big fossil fuel users and air travel

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

19, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Heathrow to pause arrivals and departures during Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral
Airport will stop flights for half an hour so aircraft noise does not disrupt two minutes’ silence

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

15, Sep, 2022 @3:28 PM

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‘It’s carnage’: the life of a Gatwick baggage handler during a summer of flight chaos
A long-serving baggage handler employed at Gatwick airport gives a candid account of working life

As told to Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

03, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Train bragging’: Swedish service joins glorious resurgence of sleeper travel
Overnight carriages are coming out of mothballs for the Hamburg to Stockholm service as the flight-free movement gathers pace

Carlton Reid

01, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The days of cheap and easy air travel may be over, but Australian policymakers seem oblivious | Satyajit Das
Given the country’s geography and reliance on mobility, transport links are essential infrastructure. So where’s the strategy?

Satyajit Das

28, Aug, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Boom founder Blake Scholl: from high school dropout to supersonic high-flyer
The man who aims to bring a ‘son of Concorde’ to the skies – and do it sustainably – found his project tapped into the passions of employees and investors alike

Rupert Neate

27, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Bank holiday travellers face severe delays and disruptions
Airlines have cut 290,000 seats from schedules, while drivers advised to ‘pack their patience’

Geneva Abdul

25, Aug, 2022 @12:16 PM

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Gatwick cancels 26 flights after hailing return to ‘business as usual’
Airport says it will not extend capacity restraints next month, before cancelling easyJet flights owing to staff absence

Christy Cooney

23, Aug, 2022 @11:04 AM

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