Monday, August 20, 2007

Heathrow camp fuels boom in private jet travel

The Heathrow climate camp set up to encourage a reduction in the use of fossil fuels appeared to be backfiring yesterday after it emerged that it had created a boom in private jet travel.

...But the threat to cause disruption at Heathrow over the weekend has had an unexpected consequence: businessmen and first-class travellers have switched to smaller airports and private aircraft.

From the Telegraph