Paralysis by analysis – the UK airport capacity debate goes on and on at the Labour Party conference

It is political party annual conference time in the UK, when the parties attempt to convince the public, via extensively televised and reported coverage, that they are best suited to lead the country out of the mess it is in from 2015, which is the fixed year for the next General Election. On the fringe of the (official opposition) Labour Party conference in Manchester a well attended meeting took place on 01-Oct-2012, organised by Transport Times, and which discussed in some detail in a short time ‘The Future of UK Aviation’. Unfortunately, for all the fine words and eloquent presentations, we are no nearer knowing what the optimum way forward is for dealing with the so-called airport capacity challenge.

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