Radio 4 have reported that The Prime Minister contacted BAA, and suggested the army be brought in to clear the runways.
Amazingly, extra crews and a sudden renewed effort was being made as he put it “As i speak” in The House The Commons.
The runway being announced by BAA to be closed until Christmas day, is to be suddenly cleared and be re-opened b y 6pm this eve?
Damaging to BAA to say the least and the inadequate CEO’s appearance on the Channel 4 Live news.
With no snow since Saturday and then only 10cm, perhaps the army should be called in to clear the runways, if the current Management are incapable. They should then send the bill to BAA!
Shame it takes the personal threat of the PM and calling in of the Army to clear our most important travel gateway to the world. What a National image to send out…
This is not a blame game. It is Accountability.
The lack of any basically measured response, when compared side by side to other airports around the world, many who had this weather 2 days prior to us, is atrocious.
LHR has regularly become an International damaging image to the UK, and it needs to be altered.