Posts Tagged ‘Heathrow’

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion
Robert Keen Speaking ahead of next Monday’s parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Hopefully, Monday will see the end of years of procrastination over the expansion...
June 22nd, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA urges early parliamentary vote on third Heathrow runway

BIFA urges early parliamentary vote on third Heathrow runway
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses has joined the chorus of people urging Parliament to have an early vote on the recommendations of the Transport Select Committee’s report on the Airports National Policy Statement – published...
March 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Politics and Government | Read More

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre
Robert Keen Ever increasing air cargo volumes at Heathrow are only exacerbating age-old problems for companies that have to use the airport’s cargo centre, widely known as the horseshoe, says the head of the UK’s trade association for freight forwarders. Robert Keen, the British International Freight...
November 1st, 2017 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Forwarders give cautious welcome to Heathrow expansion decision

Forwarders give cautious welcome to Heathrow expansion decision
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses has given a cautious welcome to today’s news that the government has approved a third runway at Heathrow. Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said:...
October 25th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, HR, Markets | Read More

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow

Forwarders welcome positive signs on Heathrow
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is pleased that the UK Government appears to be ready to stop its procrastination about the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight...
October 10th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, European Union, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is concerned that last week’s news that the UK will leave the EU and that David Cameron will resign as Prime Minister will lead to further procrastination over the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA welcomes opportunity to consult on airport capacity

BIFA welcomes opportunity to consult on airport capacity
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarders and logistics service providers welcomes the opportunity to participate in the further consultation that was announced by the Airports Commission last week. Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), Robert Keen...
November 17th, 2014 | Associations, Aviation, Markets, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More