Aeropalm

“Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, says it will start mixing palm oil-based biofuel with its jet fuel as part of an initiative to ‘reduce’ carbon emissions.” (http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0828-garuda-indonesia-palm-oil.html)

By 2020 it plans to complete the conversion to mahogany wood-stoked engines.

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Terminal

“Heathrow said July had been its busiest ever month, with just under 7 million passengers travelling through its terminals, an increase of 0.5% on last year. … Gatwick also claimed a record-breaking month, with just over 4 million passengers flying through its airport, an increase of 6% on last year.” (http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/aug/11/heathrow-gatwick-bosses-clash-expansion-new-runway)

It’s plane that we must flight this runway success.

Icarus

“Thinking that you can build a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick while still keeping to UK climate targets is being over-optimistic and using assumptions that are based on a wing and a prayer.” (http://www.wwf.org.uk/about_wwf/press_centre/index.cfm?uNewsID=7260)

Riveted or feathered, it won’t fly.