Sunday, April 24, 2011

Travelling on the Air

London consists of three major airports, and finding more room for expansion never ends. In 1946, Heathrow, now the busiest international airport in the world, was a tent village in post-war economy of Britain suffered from nearly 9,000 flights per year.

Now, more than 60 million passengers a year are using Heathrow. It's not just people traveling to the fact that is now considered the world center of aviation. Heathrow is the second busiest cargo manager. For many years, a good transport network is established between Heathrow and central London, as well as flight links with many regional airports in the UK.

Because of the pressure rapidly expanding London's Heathrow Airport Terminal One was installed at Gatwick to the south in 1958. It now refers to the section charter market as well as provides a base for new airlines until the end, such as Heathrow. Heathrow currently handles more than 15 million passengers and growth continues apace.

Since 1986, after the proposals were rejected by a completely new airport at Maplin Sands on the coast of Essex, British Airport Authority has invested more than 500 million pounds in the state of contemporary art from Stansted Airport to the north-west London. So quickly grew Stansted is already making operating profits, the management of 8 million passengers per year and  167.943 tons of cargo.

Security at all airports is under constant review in light of international developments. Time to time, the armed forces cooperate with security forces to organize the exercise at Heathrow, introducing the possibility of Procedure, the date above, and there, and at other airports.

Three airports provide good road and rail links to central London and major British cities. Heathrow, for example, is only 15 minutes by fast rail link to Paddington.

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