U.K. Carriers Condemn Cameron for Ego-Driven Heathrow Delay

  • British Airways owner slams decision as face-saving exercise
  • Airline lobby group says industry `dismayed' at decision
Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

U.K. airlines condemned David Cameron’s move to put off a decision on a third runway for London’s Heathrow airport until next summer, with British Airways parent IAG SA saying the delay was ego-driven after the prime minister’s pledge five years ago to block the hub’s expansion.

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