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Editorial: Heathrow is the gateway to London – it needs to swing itself open

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London’s Heathrow airport will need to cap its landing fees to less than £27 per passenger (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

DURING the pandemic, the travel industry long claimed they should be treated differently.

The ensuing chaos at airports, then, was the fault of the government for failing to do so.

Heathrow was given special consideration by the Civil Aviation Authority, who allowed it to increase landing fees by more than 50 per cent to £30.19 per passenger, to fill the holes in their budget. Now that passenger numbers are back at almost 80 per cent of........

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