More passenger misery at Terminal 5 as BA faces lawsuit – The Independent

Posted March 31st, 2008 in airports, news by sally

“Thousands of passengers faced further misery stranded on the huge concourse at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 today, as behind the scenes a ‘blame game’ began over the chaos that has gripped the airport since opening.”

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The Independent, 30th March 2008

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BAA told to scrap fingerprint plan for Terminal 5 travellers – The Times

Posted March 27th, 2008 in airports, data protection, fingerprints, news by sally

“BAA has climbed down over plans to fingerprint passengers at Heathrow’s new fifth terminal after the privacy watchdog said the move may be illegal.”

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The Times, 27th March 2008

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Privacy alarm over fingerprinting at Heathrow’s fifth terminal – The Times

Posted March 25th, 2008 in airports, data protection, fingerprints, news by sally

“BAA and the Government are at odds over plans to fingerprint passengers at Heathrow’s new fifth terminal. The Home Office denies having told the Spanish-owned airport operator to use fingerprinting as an extra security measure and the privacy watchdog says that the plan may be illegal.”

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The Times, 24th March 2008

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Councils take legal action on night flights – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2008 in airports, news, noise by sally

“Three local authorities are to take the government to the high court in an attempt to stop night flights which they claim break noise regulations. Richmond, Wandsworth, and Windsor and Maidenhead councils have campaigned against night flights at Heathrow for several years and claim that the transport secretary, Ruth Kelly, is ‘failing in her duty to protect residents from excessive night noise’.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2008

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Legal action threatened over “sham” Heathrow consultation – the Independent

Posted November 23rd, 2007 in airports, environmental protection, news by sally

“Councils opposed to a third London runway threatened legal action yesterday after Ruth Kelly, the Transport Secretary, provoked fury by signalling a massive expansion of Heathrow.”

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The Independent, 23rd November 2007

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