European airports' impending capacity crunch

Airports across the UK and Europe are poised for a looming capacity crunch as both COVID-19 and ongoing environmental concerns have halted most expansion plans. Callum Tennant investigates what this could mean and looks at how sustainable technologies could overcome such challenges

The French government recently scrapped a €7bn expansion of Paris/Charles de Gaulle in favour of a new environmentally friendly alternative Jonathan Zaninger

While the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted the historic growth in air travel, airports around the world continue to look to the future. Many are keen to avoid a capacity crunch that recovery and increased number of air passengers will bring.

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