Heathrow air link ‘potential new route’

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DIRECT flights between Guernsey and Heathrow is a ‘potential new route’ according to a report published by Heathrow Airport.

A map from the Heathrow Airport's 'Bringing Britain Closer' report showing possible flight routes to the Channel Islands.

And if they come about, it is possible that the slots will be protected along with other proposed domestic connections.

A report from the airport, Bringing Britain Closer, includes a nine-point connectivity plan, and as part of this it refers to the importance of connectivity across the country.

This follows the UK Government’s approval of the building of a new runway and terminal at the airport.

Although not mentioned in the body of the report, the Channel Islands appear on a map which it includes, showing lines from Heathrow to Guernsey and Jersey and saying these are based on ‘potential new route maps published by easyJet and Flybe’.

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