Business leaders condemn government report for not recognising Birmingham Airport’s economic potential

BUSINESS leaders in Birmingham have criticised a government report on the future of UK airports for overlooking the “crucial role” Birmingham Airport could play.

The Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce said the potential for the airport to capture thousands of new passengers was not being considered.

It has written to MPs Louise Ellman, chair of the Common’s Transport Select Committee, and committee member Chloe Smith to outline its view.

GBCC chief executive Jerry Blackett sai... For the full story register now for free or login below...