Posts Tagged ‘ Geoff Hoon ’

A Third Runway for Heathrow?

Jan 16th, 2009 | By

Geoff Hoon, the transport secretary has announced that Heathrow will get a third runway. Building should start in 2015 and be complete by 2019. there have been news reports that the government will speed up the planning process so that this runway might be ready in 2015 but that surely is on the understanding that any legal challenges can be dealt with quickly and the words “quickly” and “our legal system” don’t seem to go together. So is this going to happen?Both the Conservatives and
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Airline Survival;- According to Paddy Power

Dec 15th, 2008 | By

The Advertising Standards Authority has criticised Paddy Power, the Irish based bookmakers from advertising its betting service on which airline would go bust next. And I half sort of agree with the ASA.The problem with betting like this is that it can become a self perpetuating philosophy. If there is a lot of money placed on an airline going bust people might think that someone has inside information and the airline must be on the skids. If it is publicly quoted, the shares might side;
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