Heathrow Runway Takes Off

Dr Andreas Hoepner, shares his thoughts on the long-awaited and much disputed decision regarding the Heathrow airport expansion.

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Especially in light of the significant threat that a hard Brexit poses to the English and Welsh economy, it is crucial to remain internationally competitive in logistical aspects.

London Heathrow, Britain's leading airport, has two runways, which is simply underwhelming when compared with all rival airports: Paris's CDG, Frankfurt's Fraport, Amsterdam's Schiphol, Dublin's Shannon and Denmark's Kastrup.

So with immigration times for the average passenger going up following Brexit, Heathrow capabilities to process airplanes also need to enhance, otherwise the overall passenger experience is bound to decline despite the usually excellent service of both local airlines BA and Virgin.

Read the full article on the Henley Business School website

Dr Andreas G. F. Hoepner

Visiting Professor
Professor Dr. Andreas G. F. Hoepner is Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin (UCD). Andreas is also heading the ‘Practical Tools’ research group of the Mistra Financial Systems (MFS) research consortium...
Published 31st October 2016

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