'Aviation is not the enemy, carbon is the enemy': Heathrow offers free landing charges to UK's first electric commercial plane

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Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye | Credit: Tom Nicholson
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Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye | Credit: Tom Nicholson

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye urges green businesses to act as 'critical friends' to the airport

Heathrow has announced it is to offer a year of free landing charges worth nearly £1m to the first airline to operate electric flights from the airport. Speaking at the BusinessGreen Leaders Summit...

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