Is Luton Airport the kind of place an external investor would choose to sink money on a major infrastructure project? Well, who would build an airport on top of a hill for starters…Read more
Government policy on aviation noise is ineffective
The government’s aircraft noise policies are ineffective, and little has been done to balance industry greed with environmental impacts. Aviation noise and emissions remain out of control.Read more
Jet Zero consultation: Hero or Nero?
The government’s Jet Zero “strategy” went for consultation last year. It flies in the face of advice from the Climate Change Committee and the IPCC. Our verdict: they are fiddling while Rome burns.Read more
Who makes the noise at Luton Airport?
Wizz Air is the fastest-growing airline at Luton. And Wizz is introducing yet more A321neo aircraft with supposedly less noisy engines – that in fact sound just as loud when operated at Luton Airport!Read more
Consultation on arrivals flight paths
Luton Airport’s consultation on proposed changes to arrivals flight paths has now closed. The changes they want to make could have a serious noise impact on residents over a wide area, but our verdict is that they failed to explain it clearly.Read more
Luton Airport breached its noise limits
Luton Airport’s operator has breached a key noise planning condition due to being incentivised by the Council to expand too quickly.Read more
Limit on Luton Airport expansion is under threat
Luton Airport’s operator has filed plans to take capacity beyond 18 million passengers, in breach of a planning condition.Read more
The night noise from “based airlines”
Based airlines are a particular nuisance to residents because their planes leave first and come in last. These are the ones most likely to keep you awake.Read more