British Airways demands Heathrow expansion MORE!>http://www.breakingtravelnews.com/news/article/british-airways-demands-heathrow-expansion/ British Airways has once again called on the British government to urgently address the lack of new hub airport capacity in the south-east of England. Responding to the government’s “Developing a sustainable framework for UK aviation” consultation, the airline warned that in order to support the UK economy there must be additional aviation capacity to meet growing demand for global connectivity. In its submission, the airline argues that aviation supports more than 900,000 jobs in the UK and provides vital transport links for businesses across the country. While London has developed one of the world’s best and most extensive networks of international air services, it is in danger of stagnating and falling behind competitors due to lack of new hub capacity. Keith Williams, British Airways’ chief executive, said: “The government must take action now.